Theatre Alumni 2017-07-28T15:04:22+00:00

Theatre & Dance Alumni

Northwestern Theatre and Dance Alumni can be found pursuing their careers in cities throughout Louisiana, the US and all over the world. All of us in the Theatre and Dance program thank them for representing our program and confirming Northwestern Theatre and Dance as one of the best programs in the US.

Class of 2010

Nicholas Frederick, Managing Director, Jefferson Performing Arts Society, Metairie, LA

Ford Haeuser, Dancer, Holland-America Cruises/RWS and Associates, The MS Oosterdam in the Mediterranean Sea

Class of 2009

Casey Barrett, Ensemble in Book of Mormon, New York City, NY

Jayson Belew, Actor-Interpreter and Manager, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA

Tracena Marie, Registered Drama Therapist , Therapeutic Arts Director, Muncie Civic Theatre & Self-Employed, Indianapolis/Muncie/Yorktown, IN

Ashley Crockett Guido, Scene Shop Supervisor, Conservatory of Theatre and Dance, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

Ryan Hazelbaker, Associate Artistic Director – Resident Director & Choreographer, Thingamajig Theatre Company, Pagosa Springs, CO

Regan McLellan, Actor in New York City, NY

Renee Scallorn Oates, Owner of Renee’s Dance Studio, Adjunct Professor at NSU, Natchitoches, LA

Katie Bell Kenney (Springmann), Scenic Designer, Long Beach, CA

Class of 2008

Liz Breitling, Assistant Scenic Charge Artist, University Of Delaware REP, Newark, DE

Mickie Marie, Assistant Professor of Lighting Design, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Liz Maxwell, SOCAP 365 Product Manager, Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) Conference, New York, NY

Camille Sotomayer, Choralist in San Juan Philharmonic Choir, and Dyslexia Therapist at the Multisensory Reading Center of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Jeff Springmann, Director of Theatre, Bishop Kenny High School, Jacksonville, FL

Class of 2007

Bonnie Gordon, Voiceover Actor/Singer/Magician’s Assistant, The Magic Castle, Hollywood, CA

Jamie Hipp, Theatre Instructor at East Baton Rouge Parish School System; Arts Integration Consultant and Fellow at Louisiana A+ Schools; Ph.D. Candidate at LSU, Baton Rouge, LA

Gwen Mahan, Technology Specialist, Lexus, Baton Rouge, LA

Robert Richoux, Assistant Professor of Theatre Technology, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA

Class of 2006

Danielle Laurent, Makeup Artist for MAC Cosmetics specializing in Bridal, Theatrical and Fantasy makeup.

Jacob Justice, Lead Theatre Teacher, Bryan ISD, Bryan, TX

Abbey Peterson Murrell, Talented Theatre Teacher, St. Tammany Parish, New Orleans, LA

Leea Reese Russell, Education Coodinator, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA

Shane K. Stelly, Scenic Charge Artist, Philadephia, PA

Class of 2005

Stacey England, Film/Television Dailies Technician, FotoKem NOLA, New Orleans, LA

Adam Breaux, Currently seeking a career in Theatre, TV, Film, and commercials, New York City, NY

Brian Jarreau, Professional Photographer, Member of Brown Improv and Drunk Toons Comedy Troupes, New Orleans, LA

Amber Kitzman, Assistant Supervisor Operations, Assistant Supervisor Operations, Orlando, FL

Teddric Matthews, Mental Health Specialist, The Guidance Center, New Orleans, LA

Ross Schexnayder, Co-Owner/Artistic Director, Lagniappe Theatre Company, Alexandria, LA

Luke Sexton, Actor / Stuntman, SAG AFTRA, Shreveport, LA

Class of 2004

Karen Burns-Schexnayder, Co-Owner/Producing Director, Lagniappe Theatre Company, Alexandria, LA

Justin Gutierrez, Entertainment Lighting, The Walt Disney Company, Orlando, FL

Jules Lambert Ford, Actor, Appeared in multiple commercials and television shows such as Masters Of Sex and recently a recurring role on The Bold and the Beautiful, SAG/AFTRA-self employed, Los Angeles, CA

Jessica Marasco, Account Executive at New Orleans Magazine, Renaissance Publishing, New Orleans, LA

Joe Naples, Actor/ Director, New York City, NY

Levi Petree, Musical Artist and Actor, Levi Petree and The Radio Publica, Los Angeles, CA

Jacob Smith, Audio Engineer and Designer, Spiegelworld and Self Employed, Las Vegas, NV

Class of 2003

Ryan Glorioso, Glorioso Casting, Shreveport, LA

Class of 2001

Virginia Monceret, District Manager, Association Member Benefit Advisors, New Roads, LA

Class of 1998

Aimée Lasseigne New, Assistant Manager, Bottlerocket Wine & Spirit, New York City, NY

Class of 1996

Leah Dunn Witman, Performer, Walt Disney World, Lake Burna Vista, FL

Deven MacNair, Stunt woman, stunt coordinator

Melissa Randall, Owner/Creator of Baking with Melissa, a high profile kids baking party entertainment company, Los Angeles, CA

Jeff Williams, Sr., Post Producer, Horgath World Wide, New York, NY