Department of
Theatre Arts


Congratulations to ANNALEIGH ASHFORD '05 for winning the 2015 TONY and DRAMA DESK Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Play (YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU)!Congratulations to ANNALEIGH ASHFORD '05 for winning the 2015 TONY and DRAMA DESK Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Play (YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU)!


Selected alumni Broadway and National Tour credits include: Hamilton, You Can’t Take It With You, Spiderman, A Night with Janis Joplin, Big Fish, Kinky Boots, Mamma Mia, Sister Act, War HorseBring it On: The MusicalLeap of FaithNext to NormalPeter and the Starcatcher, Wicked, Spring Awakening, Legally Blonde, Mary Poppins, Rock ‘n’ Roll, The Lion King, Little Shop of Horrors, Aida, Dreamgirls, Fosse, Guys & Dolls and Showboat. Off-Broadway credits include such companies as: Lincoln Center Theatre, Vineyard Theatre, Krane Theatre, American Place Theatre, New World Stages, Mabou Mines, La Mama Theatre, and the Labyrinth Theater Company.


Selected alumni film credits include: Stonewall, Love is Strange, Sex and the City, Chaplin, Field of Dreams, Little Odessa, Scenes From A Mall, and The Edge of Seventeen.


Selected alumni television credits include: Mr. Robinson, Supergirl, Kevin at Work, Penny Dreadful, Masters of Sex, Orange is the New Black, Glee, The Big Bang Theory, Mad Men, True Blood, The Good Wife, The Office, So You Think You Can Dance, and American Idol.   

“…the professors give generously of themselves in the classroom and as lifetime mentors…they encouraged and allowed me to emerge as the artist I was destined to be.” 

Ryan Kasprzak ’03 (TV: Smash [Assistant Choreographer], So You Think You Can Dance; National Tour: Billy Elliot)



Others alumni have been hired as stage managers, lighting designers, directors, playwrights and arts managers in performing arts venues such as The Dallas Theatre Center, Second Stage Theatre, The New York Shakespeare Festival, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, VH1, NBC-Universal, The Walt Disney Company, and Touchstone Pictures.


Alumni have gone on to prestigious graduate schools including: The Juilliard School, Yale School of Drama, Harvard/American Repertory Theatre, Columbia University, Old Globe/University of San Diego, and New York University.  


Still other alumni have gone on to careers in architecture, education, law, medicine, and business.


“MMC, with its strong liberal arts foundation and passionate faculty, provided me with the opportunity to grow…as an artist and as a human being…opening my eyes to imagine my future…with curiosity, hope and a viewpoint of limitless possibilities.”

—James Cusati-Moyer ’11 (Williamstown Theatre Festival; Yale School of Drama, M.F.A. Candidate)