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Serenity Rowland is pursuing a BS in Theatre Studies at the University of Evansville. Recent accreditation outside of Evansville includes direction of Burning Coal Theatre's Summer Theatre Conservatory Senior's production of Romeo & Juliet. She is studying all facets of theatre at UE and will continue to do so throughout her life. Feel free to email her at firstname.lastname@example.org if you've got questions!
Currently, a junior at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennesse, Courtney Schuster is studying to get her BFA in Directing. This October she will be directing her second One-Act play for Belmont Theatre department in preparation for a full show her senior year. Green Hopes Theatre company prepared her for the hard work of a BFA and she is extremely thankful for what she learned over her four years as a member of Green Hopes Theatre Company. If current GH students have any questions about Courtney's current work or education please email her at Courtney.Schuster@pop.belmont.edu
Breanna Carollo is currently a junior studying at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She not only chose this school for the beach, but for the film industry work that Wilmington provides. Being close to the film industry in the south has provided many opportunities to work as an extra on various film and television sets. Breanna also choose to major in Communication Studies rather than Theater itself. At UNCW, the communication department has various classes that are centered around performance. For example, Breanna is currently taking a Performance of Literature class that is based around doing improve and telling stories. One could even have their concentration in the major be performance and storytelling. One can also take classes that help you better understand non-verbal cues and relationships among different people. Communication is a major player in a lot of industries, therefore, you’re not only bettering yourself as an actor or actress, you’re learning a field of study that can help you get any job. There are a million ways to get to where you want to be and if this path interests you, email Breanna at email@example.com or follow her on Instagram @itsbreannac for any questions!
Mitchell Bergens is currently a senior at Elon University earning a BA in Theatrical Design & Production concentrating in Stage Management. Since leaving Green Hope, he has had many opportunities including working as a professional stage manager, being a personal assistant to actor Alan Cumming, and attending workshops and conventions to better his stage management abilities. After graduation, Mitchell will be working with Wicked on Broadway as their Stage Management Intern. He is happy to answer any questions you may have about his theatrical experience through email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Hodge is attending Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama to pursue a BFA in Dramaturgy with a minor in Music. She hopes to learn about playwriting and directing through this program, and aims to focus in new musical development. If you have any questions about dramaturgy, Carnegie Mellon, or even audition song recommendations, feel free to contact Rebecca at email@example.com.
"Kelly Toland is a junior at ECU where she is working towards a BFA double major in Musical Theatre and Professional Acting with a concentration in the Meisner technique. She has been in a number of mainstage and non mainstage productions in her previous years at ECU. She recently starred in a new original musical, " Velvet Over Steel", produced and directed by Broadway Producer Laurie Glodowski. She is currently in rehearsals for ECU's fall mainstage play, Sense and Sensibility, as the character Lucy Steele. She would like the thank Jamie Gorski and all who continue to promote arts education at GHHS. The Green Hope Theatre Company was the place where her love of theatre truly began, and for that she is always grateful." firstname.lastname@example.org
Olivia Yount is currently pursuing a BFA in Acting for Film, Television, Voice-Overs, and Commercials at Pace University in New York City. Pace University is the only school in the nation that offers a program specifically designed for actors pursuing a career in front of the camera. She is also pursuing a double minor in dance and Arts and Entertainment Management. She recently got to work on a filmed scene directed by Gene Gallerano and Christina Lind and looks forward to be able to audition this coming year for productions through and outside of Pace University. She is thankful for the experience's that she gained as a part of Green Hope's Theatre Department and for the connections that Pace has already given her. Feel free to contact her at email@example.com if you have any questions!
Caleb Rhew is currently working in the live Tech Arts industry as the Audio/Lighting Director at a 4,000 member Church outside of Raleigh as well as pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Audio Engineering. Since graduating from Green Hope he has been able to Work alongside industry professionals on system designs as well as tour with different musical acts as both a FOH and Monitor engineer. If you have any questions about the live Production Industry or the House of Worship side of Creative Arts, feel free to email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ryan Tsolis is currently studying at NC State while participating in the institution's University Theatre program as an actor. He enjoys acting in both plays and musicals and will often make appearances in the audience of Green Hope productions. If you're looking for advice, assistance, or just good conversation, Ryan is sure to deliver! Email: email@example.com
Shannon Kelly is currently studying filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and hopes to become a director or screenwriter. After graduating from Green Hope, she decided to take a gap year to explore the different sides of storytelling. She was involved in Applause! Children’s Theatre for three productions throughout the year as well as having an internship with SuperInterns.com. Shannon is now ready to take on the challenge of studying at a conservatory to learn about storytelling on the big screen. Feel free to contact her: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ellison Lambert is a junior at North Carolina State University. She will graduate in the Spring of 2019 with a BS in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, concentrating in Sustainable Tourism, and a minor in Environmental Sciences. Although Ellison is not majoring in an arts field, she actively participates in the University Theatre program and has taken many arts related classes such as music literature, history, and theory. If you have any questions about N.C. State, University Theatre, or anything else, you can email Ellison at email@example.com or find her on instagram at @ellisonmichelle
Daniel Fetter is a 2014 graduate of GHHS and a current senior at East Carolina University in the Musical Theatre BFA concentration. He has had many opportunities in the past four years at ECU in shows such as Lucky Stiff, Assassins, Reefer Madness, and Euripedes’ Medea. In the Spring semester of 2018, he will be studying Musical Theatre in the Tepper Semester program, an intensive educational and immersive experience conceived by Syracuse University’s Department of Drama and based in NYC. Feel free to email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lauren Toney is currently a sophomore at UNC- Chapel Hill pursuing a major in Business Administration. Although Lauren is not pursuing a future in theatre, she is an active performer on campus with groups such as Company Carolina and Paupers Players. Freshman year she participated in the shadow cast version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show as well as "Hold Me Touch Me" in The Producers. Lauren is the strongest proponent of being able to pursue a different career while still doing what she loves. Feel free to email her at email@example.com or contact her on facebook!
Savannah Thorne is a double major in Ethnomusicology and Cultural Anthropology with a double minor in History and Classical studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Going into a PhD program in the spring, Savannah hopes to pursue Ethnomusicology and continue to do research in the field of musical and theatrical performance practices from all over the world. Savannahlthorne@gmail.com
Jacob Bush currently attends Emerson College in Boston Massachusetts and majors in Musical Theatre in the class of 2020. While Jacob”s major consists mostly of singing, acting, and dancing courses, he also dabbles in costume design, writing for both the stage and screen, and set building. Jacob also plans to study acting for the screen and prop design. firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam is a New York City based actor and graduate of the William Esper Studio. He has performed in numerous short films, web-series and plays, has written and starred in a one-act, and is currently developing a full-length play. He has also studied improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Orchard Project Core Company and Drama League SPTI alumnus. Please feel welcome to email him at email@example.com if you have any questions!
Danielle Livolsi is a 2014 graduate from GHHS and a current senior at East Carolina University. She is in the nursing program and is working on a minor in psychology. Although she is not majoring in performance arts, she stays involved in activities where she can perform including homecoming skits and working as a camp counselor this past summer. Danielle has been able to channel many of the skills learned in theatre to her nursing school career and plans to see the stage again in the future. Don't hesitate to contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Hooper is a freshman at East Carolina University where she is studying Theatre Education. She has been in a number of productions over the years doing both tech and acting. She hopes to become a theatre teacher but is also looking into design and production. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact her at email@example.com
Samantha Cole is currently a freshman at Appalachian State University pursuing a major in theatre education. She hopes to learn more about directing and playwriting. She is also looking into the idea of using theatre as a means of therapy. If you have any questions, or just need someone to talk to, feel free to email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Angélica Collazo is currently a freshman attending Elon University to pursue a BFA in Acting. She is looking forward to learning all there is about acting techniques and being able to master them properly, as well as enhancing her knowledge on classical and contemporary theatre. She hopes to be working in the stage, big screen, and television in the near future. If you have any questions please feel free to contact her at email@example.com.
McKenna Waldron is an 18 year old actress who began her training in dramatic arts at Green Hope and continued her study at North Carolina School of The Arts. She is taking a gap year between highschool and college in order to prepare for auditions for BFA Acting and Musical Theatre programs, participate in community and professional theatre, continue serious dance study, gain her Society of American Fight Directors certification in rapier and dagger, and focus on self improvement. Currently, she is starring as Juliet Capulet in Bare Theatre’s production of Romeo and Juliet. She is available to speak to any student who has questions about UNCSA’s high school drama program, gap years, what it’s like to audition for BFA programs, and even juggling, at firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Sadjah Moore, I graduated in 2017 and I'm currently attending Louisburg College. I am working twords my Associates in General Art's degree. I am still involved in theater, and have started working on shows as well as singing in the chorus here. I am having so much fun and I'm am learning a lot. After my two years at Louisburg I will be transferring to Howard University, to receive my bachelors / Masters in Theater Arts performance ( Acting) with a minor in Set Design. I am very excited for what's to come.
Dri Sommer is a Brazilian gal currently based in LA. After acquiring a film degree at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, she landed a full time gig at an immersive experience company called Here Be Dragons in the camera department. As a Dragon, she hopes to collaborate with other minds working in this space who will shape the future of every part of our civilization - including entertainment, medicine, education and most importantly, storytelling. https://www. instagram.com/drisommer/
Jack Layer is a second-year filmmaker in the picture editing, sound design, and directing programs at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Filmmaking (UNCSA Filmmaking). After graduation, he looks to pursue his MFA at the Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf's Directing program in Berlin, Germany. Feel free to contact him @email@example.com
Hannah Hendren is an aspiring artist who currently studies Dramatic Arts and Marketing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is very active on campus with the artistic community; Hannah is currently vice president of the UNC Walk-Ons, a co-ed A Cappella group, and is involved with several student theatre companies including Company Carolina, Pauper Players, and Lab Theatre. She also interns at Playmakers Reparatory Company, a professional theatre company on campus.