Theater at Emory News
Emily Kleypas '13 is now the Arts Management Intern at the Alliance Theater, Atlanta's Tony Award-winning regional company.
Megan Monaghan Rivas '91 joins the Carnegie Mellon University faculty this fall as an Associate Professor in Dramaturgy.
Greg Lockett '09 is in the fight team and ensemble for the Alliance Theater's huge production of Zorro.
In the same production, John Evenden '06, also in the ensemble, is the principal stunt performer, fight swing, and fight captain/trainer under Terry King, a first-rank fight director from London.
Professor Vincent Murphy's Page to Stage: The Craft of Adaption has just been published. For more information please go to www.pagetostagebook.com
Kelly Spicer '15 has just won Best Actress for her work in The Bus Stop at Emory's Campus MovieFest.
The Ethics and Servant Leadership Program funds a summer program which places Emory students from across the University in Atlanta-area non-profits. This year the list of organizations includes the Alliance Theatre. Students receive a $4000 stipend for a minimum of 240 hours between May 20 and July 31. Applications are available on line and are due March 8. For more information email Edward Queen or Chantel Smith of Ethics Center.
Raife Baker '03, who did his MFA at ACT in San Francisco, is co-founder and co-AD of The Crook Theater Company in NYC. The company's missions is to welcome and introduce new theater artists to the city. Raife just directed the Scotish play, and its curse struck in the form of Sandy. After power was restored, it did get to play its last two performances.
Claire Rigsby '10 is en route to Sacramento for a 6-month gig with one of northern California's top professional companies, the B Street Theatre. She will be touring to schools in a program that reaches 200,000 students in 12 countries.