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Acting Alumni

Our acting program has helped to launch the careers of some of the most successful and respected actors in the industry, including:

Theatre Design/Technology Alumni

More than 86% of Purchase theatre design/technology graduates are pursuing their dreams in their chosen profession.

Some notable alumni include:

Jeff Croiter
Lighting Designer (Newsies, Peter and the Starcatcher)

Patrick Fahey
Scenic Designer (Radio City Christmas Spectacular; Clinton Global Initiative)

David Gallo
Scenic Designer (Memphis; Company; Thoroughly Modern Millie; The Mountain Top;)

David Grill
Lighting Designer (Super Bowl Half Time Shows; Clinton Global Initiative; Pan Am Summer Games)

Jason Lyons
Lighting Designer (Rock of Ages; Three Penny Opera; Hurly Burly; Clay; Uncle Vanya, Bring It On)

Brian MacDevitt
Lighting Designer (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; Fences; Race; Ch’ing.lish;
The Book of Mormon; The Mountain Top, Death of a Salesman, A Delicate Balance, Raisin in the Sun)

Suzanne McCabe
Costume Designer (Nurse Jackie; Something’s Gotta Give; When it’s Over)

Jen Schriever
Lighting Designer (Broadway - John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown | Lyceum Theater And For HBO
Off-Broadway -  Bright Half Life | Women’s Project, I’m Looking For Helen Twelvetrees | Abrons Art Center, Toast, A Second Chance |Public, Mala Hierba, American Hero | Second Stage, Sunset Baby | Labyrinth, Triassic Park | Soho Playhouse, Bullet For Adolf | New World Stages, Stuffed And Unstrung | Union Square, An Evening Without Monty Python | Town Hall)

Thom Widmann
Stage Manager (Wicked; Light in the Piazza; Contact; Sound of Music)

Jay Woods
Lighting Designer (Dancers Responding to AIDS)

James Youmans
Scenic Designer (West Side Story; Gypsy; Come Fly Away)