Keene State College Theatre Alumni are active in many different aspects of Theatre, from professional to community to educational theatre, from acting to designing to managing.Whatever their level of involvement, we are proud to call them our graduates.What follows is a sampling of their activities.This is by no means a comprehensive list; the truth is, however, graduates move forward, as they should, and we don't always know where they land. We relish hearing from them when they do reconnect.
Matt Barry received his MFA from the
North Carolina School of the Arts and now lives in Connecticut
where he is a freelance Set Designer and Stage Hand.
Maria Barry currently lives in the Nashua area and is an educator. She is active in local community theatre.
Leah Belanger, '02, is the Education Director at the Acting Loft Academy of Performing Arts in Manchester, NH.
Paul Besaw, is an Assistant Professor at UVM. He will be choreographing for KSC’s Evening of Dance this year.
Chris Bujold, '99, is currently the Artistic Director for the New Hampshire improv comedy group Stranger Than Fiction, and he is also attending graduate school to become an English teacher.
Shaun Burdick is living in the Boston area and works for Pinkerton Academy in the Stockbridge Theatre. His official title is "In-house Technician" there. He also works part time as a Lighting and Sound Technician at Academic Production Services doing equipment rentals as well as freelancing in the Boston area.
Mike Cahoon lives in Hollywood where he is employed as a cameraman for a major Hollywood studio.
Alex Carey, '05, livesa in Hollywood where he is a production assistant in the office of a new Rob Zombie film, Halloween, the remake, and is also a student with The Groundlings and The Upright Citizens Brigade, both improv comedy companies.
Marisa Clement, ’05, is in Chicago where she is a founding member of the SInnerman Ensemble whose first production will be going up soon. She is also in the training conservatory program at Second City.
Richard Clough lives in Keene, NH and teaches ballroom dancing and is a fitness trainer at the Moving Company.
Susan Coromel ’82 received her MFA in Acting from the Professional Actor's Training Program at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Susan is a member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and The Voice and Speech Trainer Association. She has studied acting at the Michael Howard Studio and also with James Price at the Acting Studio in New York. She currently lives and teaches in Salem, Oregon.
Pam Cooke (formerly PJ Knoy) lives in Keene, NH and is active in local community theatre. She has appeared in productions of the Actors Theatre of West Chesterfield, the Keene Lion’s Club Musicals, and the Vermont Theatre Company. She has worked as Drama coach at Keene High School.
Denehy, Brendan ‘84 lives in New Hampshire and is employed at Keene Stage College as the Campus Scheduling Coordinator, a job he recently accepted, having served as the Redfern Arts Center Manager for fifteen years. He got both his Bachelors and his Masters degrees from KSC. The latter in 1987.
Tim L’Ecuyer '03, is a frequent guest director and teacher at the Peacock Players youth theatre in Nashua, NH; additionally, he teaches English and theatre at Merrimack High School where he most recently directed Godspell.
Meghan Fisher ’05 is working in Stoneham MA as an assistant Stage Manager and Props Master. She is a member of Actor’s Equity.
Joanne Fortier lives in Nashua where she is an educator and is active with local community theatre.
Steven Gravelle, '05, is in his second Professional Apprenticeship, currently at the Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia.
Rob Gray currently lives in New Hamphsire and is founder and manager of The Children’s Theatre Adventures, a children’s theatre touring company.
Danee Grillo '03 lives in northern NH and freelances as a Set and Costume Designer.
Dan Haggerty, '04, is performing a one-man show on relationship abuse, called You The Man, at high schools and colleges across the country for ADDVERB Theatre Company.
Eric Hewes '00 lives in Brattleboro, VT, is an actor, and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Actors Theatre of West Chesterfield, NH.
Brain Holcolmbe received his MFA from the North Carolina School of the Arts and is now the Technical Director for the Hartford Stage Company in Connecticut.
Jessica LaRocque '02 is currently an educator in Northern Vermont, works in community Theatre, and freelances as a Stage Hand.
Susan Levine is a professor at University of Nebraska.
Paige Lussier, ’02, is working at The Pearl Theatre Company in NYC.
Glenda I. Matos, '05, is working as the Assistant Technical Director at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, MA.
Geoff Miller lives in Seattle where he is an educator and a freelance screen writer.
Justin Moriarty '02 lives in Maine and is currently the Technical Director for the Bates College theatre.
Shane Nickerson lives in Hollywood where he works in commercials and sitcoms when not producing reality television.He’s worked on Big Brother, Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica, Rich Girls, and various other comedy-reality shows. He is the Supervising Producer on the eco-travel show,Trippin, andthe Co-Executive Producer on Rob and Big on MTV.
Cheryl Perry ‘79 currently lives in New Hampshire where she is employed at Keene State College as the Theatre Operations Manager.
Natalie Pope currently lives in Los Angeles where she works for a major Hollywood studio as a set dresser. She has won numerous awards for her work in this field.
Caroline Price, ’02, is currently getting her MFA at Wayne State University where she is acting in rep at the Hilberry Repertory Company as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Sarah in Translations.
Sara Sweet Rabidoux is Director of Hoi Polloi Dance Company and choreographed for KSC last year.
Jesse Raynes is an actor who has worked professionally in New York and Los Angeles. He recieved his MFA in Acting in Illinois.
Mary Robarge lives in Keene, NH and is employed by Keene State College Theatre as the Costume Shop Foreman.
Jeremy Robarge lives in Keene and is employed by the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College as the Production Manager for touring events.
Lindsay Rogers Bartlett is a local actress who has worked for The Edge Ensemble, the Vermont Theatre Company and Actor's Theatre of Chesterfield.
Matt Sheahan ’82 lives in Denver where he works in video production. Richard Stockwell & Curtis Herr live in Philadelphia and are the managing directors of the Langhorne Players community theatre.
Norman St. Germain '83 lives in Nashua and currently owns and manages his own Theatrical supply company.
G. Benjamin Swope attended graduate school at Boston University where he worked for the Huntington and is now a freelance Lighting Designer.
Eric Walther '00 Currently lives in New Hampshire and is active with the Branch River Theatre in Marlborough, NH.
Josh Webb is currently Technical Director of Theatre at the Worcester Academy. He is married to Christina Petruzzo who is also a KSC theatre Grad.
Kim Wilkins ‘81 lives in Las Vegas where she founded and manages her own convention display company.
Dave Whalley, '95 is a resident artist with Chemically Imbalanced Comedy in Chicago and is currently directing Noah Haidle's Mr. Marmalade.
Malissa White ’82 is an assistant professor of Theatre Arts and director of theatre at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg Kentucky. She got her MFA in Directing from Illinois State University.