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Our alumni act, dance, sing, direct, teach, design, compose, choreograph, and write successfully in a wide variety of national and international venues. They create new theatre companies and perform on and off-Broadway, with major experimental theatre, regional theatre, and contemporary dance companies, and in nightclubs. They have been featured in films, and on network and cable television.

Examples of ETW Alumni:


Jordan Allen-Dutton '99, Greg Qaiyum '98, Eric Weiner '99: Wrote and starred in The Bomb-itty of Errors, off-Broadway.

Michael Cavadias '93: Credits include Wonder Boys, with Michael Douglas, Blacklips Pyramid Club/NYC. Featured drag act in NYC.

Katherine Erbe '89: Credits include Grapes of Wrath with Steppenwolf Company on Broadway, featured role in What About Bob? with Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss, Kiss of Death with Nicolas Cage, was featured in ABC's Chicken Soup with Jackie Mason and Lynn Redgrave, and has received a Tony nomination.

Moises Kaufman '90: Writer and Director of Gross Indecencies, which was produced in New York, Mark Taper/LA, regionally and internationally. The Laramie Project, produced at Denver Center, in New York, and filmed for PBS.

Kevin Kuhlke '82: NYU Department of Drama Chairman, former ETW Studio Director; developed and directed O, Pioneers at Seattle Rep, Huntington, American Playhouse PBS; acted with Anne Bogart, Robert Wilson, Mabou Mines, and The Iowa Theater Lab.

Michael Laurence '92: Wrote, directed, and starred in feature film The Escape Artist; starred in feature film The Operator, played Hamlet at Grand Canyon Shakespeare.

Nicky Silver '84: Prolific playwright; recent plays produced off-Broadway include The Food Chain and Pteridactyls.

Leif Tilden '87: Hamletmachine, directed by Robert Wilson; Waiting For Godot at Mark Taper/LA, directed by Joe Chaikin; film and television work includes the role of "Donotello" in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle films, and a starring role on Dinosaurs.

Kate Valk '81: Core member of the Wooster Group.

Kate Whoriskey '92: Associate Artistic Director of the La Jolla Playhouse. Recently directed The Master Builder at ART.

Jonathan Woodward '98: Leading role in the film Wit with Emma Thompson.