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Alumni

 Marymount Manhattan College theatre alumni are working on Broadway, off-Broadway, in television, in film, at regional theatres, and everywhere in between. Many of our students also go on to graduate schools across the country and the world. 

  • 2006, B.A. in Theatre Arts

    I moved to New York wanting to be an actor,” he says. “MMC helped me realize that there were other careers in the theater. If not for the flexibility of MMC’s liberal arts programs, I would not have been able to make the transition from in front of to behind the curtain so easily or fruitfully.

    – Aaron Glick ’06 (right) with his husband Nick Coburn (Aaron received the 2019 Best Revival of a Play Tony Award, as a Producer of The Boys in the Band.)

  • 2005, B.F.A. in Acting and Musical Theatre

    I always knew that my opportunity to become a better artist would start with living in New York City.  I could further my education as a performer with all the best resources at my fingertips.  Marymount Manhattan College and New York City were a perfect match for me.

    – Annaleigh Ashford ’05 (2015 Tony Award winner for Best Featured Actress in a Play for You Can’t Take it With You.  Other Broadway credits include:  Sunday in the Park with GeorgeKinky BootsWicked, and Legally Blonde.  TV and Film credits include:  Masters of SexAmerican Crime Story: Versace, Columbia in The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Fox, Nurse Jackie, The Big C, Law&Order SVU, Smash, Unicorn Store, Sex and the City, Better Off Single, Top Five, Rachel Getting Married, and Frozen.

  • 2013, B.A. in Theatre Arts with a concentration in Directing

    Life after graduating from Marymount Manhattan was definitely difficult. You leave a safe environment with an amazing support network of friends, professors, and mentors, and suddenly are in the real world. MMC allowed me to become a well-rounded theater artist. I was able to take courses in every aspect of theater, plus the liberal arts, and without that, I would not be running two theater companies today. The skills I learned at MMC have given me the confidence that’s necessary to succeed in theater.

    – Leigh Berenis ’13 (Executive Director, Saratoga Children’s Theatre and Spa City Theatre)

  • Class of 2004, BFA in Acting major

    A true testament to a school is its teachers. I was trained by teachers that I will consider mentors for the rest of my life. Plus, I got to go to college in NYC!

    – Dan Bittner ’04 (Broadway: The Vertical Hour; Film: That Awkward Moment, The Producers, and The Wolf of Wall Street; TV:  Blue Bloods, The Good Wife, The Leftovers, Elementary, Person of Interest, and Law & Order.)

  • Class of 2003, Acting major

    An entrepreneur and game theory expert, Bloomston says she often applies lessons from her days as an undergrad: “All of my professors were phenomenal and I think back on their classes all the time.”

    Blair Bloomston ’03

  • Class of 2013, BA in Theatre Performance , Musical Theatre minor

    “The beauty of a liberal arts education is that it’s so well-rounded. Although my focus was on theatre, in addition to performance training, I was able to build social, cultural and ethical awareness. In doing so, I made connections across many different fields that have been invaluable to my life’s journey.”

  • 2017, B.F.A. in Acting

    Thanks to Marymount’s BFA Acting program, I have become a disciplined/well-versed actor and a well-rounded human being.  I particularly attribute this to the integration of my liberal arts education. I have carried all of the vocal, movement, and acting techniques I learned in school with me into the professional world, and needless to say, I would not be where I am today without the help of all of my glorious teachers paving the way!

    – Nadia Brown ’17 (Broadway: Rose Granger-Weasley in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)

  • Class of 2011, BFA in Acting

    “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 (Broadway:  Slave Play and Six Degrees of Separation.  Off-Broadway:  Fire and Air, at Classic Stage Company;  Regional:  Portland Stage Company and Williamstown Theatre Festival; M.F.A. Yale School of Drama)

  • 2000, B.F.A. in Acting

    The training I received and the teachers I studied with at MMC were instrumental in preparing me for a career in acting, especially in the theatre. Because of the MMC community, I have met life-long friends, collaborators, and colleagues.

    – William DeMeritt ’00 (Film: HBO’s The Normal Heart; TV: Person of Interest, The Outs, Law & Order SVU, Guiding Light, One Life to Live; London: Hamlet; Regional: Shakespeare In Love and The Merry Wives of Windsor, at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Sense and Sensibility, at the Dallas Theater Center; M.F.A. Yale School of Drama)

  • Class of 2011, Theatre Performance  concentration

    Flores ’11 currently works as an executive producer for DonateLife and is the creator/writer for the upcoming comedy series (sorta) supportive , a new show that addresses chronic conditions and disabilities.