MFA Graduates

Jennifer Adams-Carrasquillo: Senior Director of Education at Orlando Family Stage in Orlando, FL

Bianca Alamo: Upper School Dance and Drama Teacher at The Master’s Academy in Oviedo, FL

Nick Bazo: New Works Coordinator for Renaissance Theatre Company, Apprentice Program Director for William Daniel Mills Theatre, adjunct Professor and freelance Director in Central Florida.

Cicely Bosley: Region 2 Curriculum Program Specialist, Lake County Schools, FL

Katie Brantley: Director of Education and School Programs at Childsplay in Tempe, AZ

Lucy Lynn Bryson: Theatre Teacher and One-Act Coach at Brunswick High School in Brunswick, GA

Sarah Brunow: Director of Education and Engagement at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, FL

Brittany Caine: Customer Experience Manager at Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park, CA and Director and Teaching Artist for San Carlos Children’s Theatre in San Carlos, CA

Maria Elizabeth Cary: Training and Development Specialist for Lake Sumter State College, Kennedy Center CETA Presenter, freelance teaching artist in Orlando, FL

David Cotter: Assistant Professor of Theatre and Resident Musical Director at Heidelberg University in Centerville, Ohio

Dan Davis Jr: Theatre Teacher at Chain of Lakes Middle School and Design and Tech Academy Coordinator at Orlando Family Stage in Orlando, FL

Katie Eckert: Early Learning Specialist at Chicago Public Library in Chicago, IL

Shelli Ferris: Navy- Fleet and Family Readiness Programs in Honolulu, HI

Alicia Lark Fuss: Assistant Professor of Theatre at Middle Tennessee State University and freelance director, puppet artist, and teaching artist in Nashville, TN

Rozz Grigsby: Director of Education, Thelma Gaylord Academy at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, OK

Courtney Grile: PhD Candidate at Trinity College and Teaching Artist at Gaeity School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland

Meghan Henry: Producing Artistic Director of Mesner Puppet Theater in Kansas City, MO

Amanda Hill: Research Assistant at College of Arts and Humanities UCF in Orlando, FL

Meredith Hoppe: Teaching Artist, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Ensemble Director, Hope Academy of Music and the Arts Communications Coordinator, Allegheny Partners for Out-of-School Time in Pittsburgh, PA

Elizabeth Brendel Horn: Associate Professor, Theatre for Young Audiences at University of Central Florida; Freelance Director, Teaching Artist, Dramaturg, and Applied Theatre Artist in Orlando, FL

Jonathan Jackson: Theatre Teacher at Windermere High School in Windermere, FL

Amanda Kibler: Executive Director at What if Puppets in Kansas City, MO

Kate Kilpatrick: Theatre Teacher at Howard Middle School Academy of Arts in Orlando, FL

Anne Kinnebrew: Director of Acting Up at Theatre Tallahassee and freelance Director in Tallahassee, FL

Amie Kisling: Theatre Director and Teacher at The Schools for the Creative and Performing Arts at Lafayette High School in Lexington, KY

Tara Kromer: Freelance Director and Sound Designer and Resident Props and Puppetry Designer at Orlando Family Stage in Orlando, FL

Ralph Krumins: Director of Theatre at Seacrest Country Day School in Naples, FL

Michelle LoRicco: Associate Artistic Director at First Stage in Milwaukee, WI

Allen McCoy: Director of Theatre at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, FL

Laurie Melnik Allen: Lyndhurst Chair of Excellence in Arts Education and Executive Director of the Arts-Based Collaborative at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in Chattanooga, TN

Joni Newman: Community Enrichment Administrator at Orlando Ballet and Adjunct Professor of Theatre at UCF in Orlando, FL

Tori Oakes: Production Manager at State University of New York- Potsdam in Potsdam, NY

Jennifer Pedraza: Drama Teacher/Director at Don Estridge High Tech Middle School in Boca Raton, FL

Rebecca Podsednik: Program Coordinator for the Theatre for Young Audiences program at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC

Samantha Reser: Youth Theatre Recruitment Manager and a Resident Director at North Texas Performing Arts in Plano, TX

Scott Savage: Middle School Theatre Teacher in Salt Lake City, UT

Leah Thomas: Director of Special Events at Orlando Regional Realtor Association, and freelance event planner and teaching artist in Orlando, FL

Sage Tokach: Director of Education at New London Barn Playhouse in New London, NH

Karen Weberman: Education Director at Metro Theater Company in St. Louis, MO

Amanda Wolgast: Teacher at Fisher Island Day School in Miami, FL

Julie Woods-Robinson: Director of Operations and Outreach at Book From Tape Acting Studios and freelance director

Brandon Yagel: Education Coordinator at Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Orlando, FL