2016 Conservatory

2016 Conservatory


allisionaltmanAllison Altman | Columbia, SC
NY: Personal History (Ensemble Studio Theatre), ANT Fest (Ars Nova), Missed Connections (Theatre Row), Twelfth Night (Fiasco Theater), Young Jean Lee Project (Dixon Place), Mary Brigit (Fringe Encore). Regional: Three Sisters, Seminar, An Enemy of the People, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Nicholas Nickleby, Pride and Prejudice (PlayMakers Repertory). Allison is entering her final year at UNC's Graduate Acting Program.



brittanyBBrittany Bradford | New York, NY
NY: Readings/workshops through The Lark, Rattlestick, MCC, NY Fringe, and Hybrid Theatre Ensemble; Stop/Kiss, King Lear, Balm in Gilead, The Seagull (Juilliard). Regional: Neighbors, Passing Strange, Next to Normal, Secret Language of Wishes, Avenue Q (Mixed Blood Theatre); Stick Fly, Ragtime (Park Square Theatre); Midsummer Night's Dream (Ten Thousand Things). Brittany is entering her third year as an MFA candidate at The Juilliard School. She is a Juilliard Teaching Artist Fellow.

julianaCJuliana Canfield | Washington, D.C.
New York: Fortuna Fantasia (FringeNYC). Regional: Dental Society Midwinter Meeting; Once Five Years Pass; Mille Miglia (Williamstown Theater Festival); Deer and the Lovers; The Skin of Our Teeth; Best Lesbian Erotica 1995; Women Beware Women; A Midsummer Night's Dream; New Domestic Architecture; Roberto Zucco; How We Died of Disease-Related Illness (Yale School of Drama). Juliana is entering her third and final year at the Yale School of Drama.


edmund DonovanHS2016Edmund Donovan | Darien, CT
New York: The Snow Geese (Manhattan Theatre Club), Hot Fun in the Summertime (Cherry Lane). Regional: The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Shakespeare & Company). TV/Film: “Orange is the New Black,” “Unforgettable,” Akron. Edmund is entering his third year at Yale School of Drama.



lelandFLeland Fowler | Inglewood, CA
Regional: Our Lady of 121st Street, The Merchant of Venice, This Land Was Made, Fucking A, The Children (Yale School of Drama); Lake Kelsey, Dutch Masters, The Untitled Project, 50:13 (Yale Cabaret); Orlando, love holds a lamp in this little room, Midsummer (Yale Summer Cabaret); Songs to Grown On, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (Alliance Theatre). Leland is entering his final year at Yale School of Drama’s MFA Acting Program.


joshuaGrossoHS2016Joshua Grosso | Queens, NY
Regional: Man of La Mancha (Palm Beach DramaWorks), The Light in the Piazza (New Hazlett). Awards: Winner of 2012 "Jimmy's" James Nederlander Award. Joshua recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University’s Undergraduate Acting Program.




Katherine MetzgerHS2016Kathryn Metzger | Seattle, WA
London: King Lear (British American Drama Academy). Regional: The Crucible, A Christmas Story, Comedy of Tenors (Cleveland Play House); Violins of Hope (Cleveland Play House/Cleveland Orchestra), Taming of the Shrew (Island Stage Left); Two Gentlemen of Verona, Philadelphia Story, Three Sisters, Too True to be Good.(Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House). Kathryn recently graduated from the Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program.

AdriannaMAdrianna Mitchell | Atlanta, GA
Regional: Black Orpheus, Lungs, Merchant of Venice (American Conservatory Theater), Measure for Measure (Actors Shakespeare Project); Yerma (British American Drama Academy); Our Town (Central Square Theater/Underground Railway Theater). New York: Day of the Feast (J&S Young Artists Project) Film: Clean Woman (SAG-AFTRA short), Sympathy, Social Studies (USC shorts). Adrianna will be entering her second year as a MFA Candidate at American Conservatory Theater.

Margaret OdetteHS2016Margaret Odette | New York, NY
NY: Figaro (The Pearl), She Kills Monsters (The Flea/Vampire Cowboys), The Electric Lighthouse (The Flea), Out of Joint (The Lark), Butterfly, Butterfly, Kill Kill Kill! (NY Fringe). Regional: A Raisin in the Sun (Clarence Brown Theatre), The House That Will Not Stand (New York Stage and Film), Good People (Theater Squared), The Bluest Eye (Providence Black Repertory Company). NYU: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Tartuffe, Julius Caesar, The Cherry Orchard. Film: Leslye Headland’s Sleeping with Other People. BA Brown University (Weston Acting Award), MFA New York University ‘17. 

AlexRabyHeadshot2016Alex Raby | Indianapolis, IN
Regional: An Enemy of the People, Woyzeck, Boeing Boeing, The Shape of Things, The Taming of the Shrew (University of California Irvine); Elsewhere, Longitude (Counterbalance Theatre); The Two Gentlemen of Verona(Heartland Actors Rep). Alex holds a BFA from the University of Evansville and is entering her third year at University California Irvine's Graduate Acting Program.


Andrew RichardsonHS2016Andrew Richardson | Siesta Key, FL
Regional: Othello, The 39 Steps, Trojan Women (Interlochen Arts Academy); Euridice, The Rover, The Three Musketeers (Carnegie Mellon University). Education: The Royal Ballet, Interlochen Arts Academy, Carnegie Mellon University. Andrew is entering his fourth year at Carnegie Mellon University’s Undergraduate Acting Program.

davidS.HS2016David Samuel | Providence, RI
Regional: Ruined (Arena Stage); To Kill A Mockingbird, Blues For Mr. Charlie (Trinity Repertory Company); Unplugged (Flying V Theatre); Far From Heaven, Beyond the Canvas, Time Flies (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Film: Killing Ruby. David is entering his final year in the Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company MFA Program in Acting.




Caroline SiewertHS2016Caroline Siewert | Perryton, TX
New York: bobrauschenbergamerica, The Lady from the Sea (The Brewing Dept.). Regional: Hollywood (La Jolla Playhouse); Movers + Shakers, The Cherry Orchard, Hamlet, Three Women in Four Chairs, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (University California San Diego). Caroline holds a BFA from New York University Tisch School of the Arts. She is entering her third and final year as an MFA Acting candidate at University California San Diego.


Anna TullisHS2016Anna Tullis | Colorado Springs, CO
International: Why Do You Stand There In the Rain? (Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Traverse Theatre). Regional: Necessary Targets, Three Days of Rain, Bus Stop, Tartuffe, Kentucky Cycle (Pepperdine University); The Seagull, King Lear, Balm in Gilead (Juilliard). Anna is entering her third year at The Juilliard School.




Design and Directing Fellows

reza2016Reza Behjat | Lighting Fellow | Urmia, Iran
Iran: Mother Courage and Her Children, Woyzeck, Macbeth, Uncle Vanya, The Seagull, Funny Nightmares, The Bear, Strange Creatures, Voice of Mud. New York: Imaginary Invalid, Les Précieuses ridicules, La Dame de Chez Maxim, Le Dindon (4th Street Theater, New York Theatre Workshop), Black Little Fish (Access Theater); Misalliance (New York University). Reza is entering his final year at New York University's MFA Lighting Design program.

achaney headshotAlexis Chaney | Costume Fellow | Pittsburgh, PA
Alexis is a founding member of First Floor Theater in Chicago, IL. Regional: Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them, Matt and Ben, Polaroid Stories, Sexual Perversity in Chicago (First Floor Theater); True West, Henry IV Part I (University of Chicago). Alexis is entering her second year in Carnegie Mellon University’s MFA Costume Design program.

Bruno2016Bruno-Pierre Houle | Scenic Fellow | Austin, TX
Regional: UT New Theatre 2016, The Wild Party, President Fenves Inauguration (Texas Theatre and Dance); Wilma (W. Glick); The Islands of Love (Concordia University). Film: Sarah Prefers to Run, My Name is Sandy. Bruno is entering his final year at University of Texas Austin’s Graduate Theatre Design program.


joshsamuelsJoshua Samuels | Sound Fellow
Regional sound design: I and You (Kitchen Theatre Company); Red (Cider Mill Playhouse); Dogfight,Anon(ymous), Flight of the Heart, Anna in the Tropics (Ithaca College Mainstage); Almost Maine, Far Away, Intimate Apparel (Ithaca College Studio 2). Podcast: Naked Radio Podcast. Film: “A Good Man's Company,” “The Last Note.” Josh has a degree in theatrical design from Ithaca College.


ashteag2016Ashley Teague | Directing Fellow | Los Angeles, CA
Creative Content Producer: Alice in Wonderland, For Colored Girls, The Next Three Days, Promised Land. Directing: Side Show (PCPC), The Crucible (Brown University), Bean (Hollywood Fringe Festival), Jesus Hopped the A Train (Lyric Theatre), Willful (California State Capitol), Healing Richmond (East Bay Center for Performing Arts), Ajax (Theater of War),The Shadow Box (Collective Studio: Los Angeles), Halfway Home (Blank Theater).