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2010s

♦ Dean Biosca (BFA '16) and Jason Collins (BFA '13) are company members of Pam Tanowitz Dance, which is performing at the Joyce in early October as part of NY Quadrille, a performance series conceived and curated by Lar Lubovtich ('64, dance). The series also features works by choreographer Loni Landon (BFA '05), RoseAnne Spradlin, and Tere O'Connor.

♦ Kelsey Connolly (BFA '15) will be joining the Radio City Rockettes as an ensemble dancer in the Christmas Spectacular.

Jeffrey Duffy (BFA '15) and fourth-year dancer Riley O'Flynn were awarded 2016 Princess Grace Foundation Dance Fellowships. Since graduating, Duffy has been a dancer with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.

♦ Corey Snide (BFA '15) and Emily Tate (BFA '15) were cast in the Cats revival on Broadway, now playing at the Neil Simon Theatre. Snide plays Coricopat and Tate plays Tantomile. Second-year dancer Kolton Krouse plays Tumblebrutus and baritenor Richard Todd Adams (MM '00, voice) is with the chorus.

Daphne Fernberger (BFA '14), a member of Dresden Frankfurt...Read more

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2010s

♦ Jimmie "J.J." Jeter (Group 45) is playing Benvolio in the Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, D.C.) production of Romeo and Juliet. Directed by Alan Paul, it runs through November 6.

♦ Nathan Alan Davis's (Playwrights '16) Nat Turner in Jerusalem, which was directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian and features Rowan Vickers (Group 44), is at the New York Theatre Workshop through October 16.

Tiny Houses by Chelsea Marcantel (Playwrights '16) was produced at the Chautauqua Theater Company this summer.

Therese Barbato (Group 44) played Viola/Cesario in Twelfth Night in the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles production directed by Kenneth Sabberton in July and August.

In July, the 52nd Street Project's One-on-One youth theater program featured new work by Max Posner (Playwrights '15).

Danaya Esperanza (Group 43) was featured in the Playwrights Horizons production of Jaclyn Backhaus's Men on Boats. It was directed by Will Davis.

♦ Boston's Huntington Theatre Company is presenting Tiger Style by Mike Lew (Playwrights '13). Directed by...Read more

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2010s

Emily Levin (MM '15) has been named principal harpist with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

♦ Edson Scheid's (Graduate Diploma '15, historical performance) recording of Paganini's 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, which he played on Baroque violin with a classical bow, was released on the Naxos label in September.

♦ Raymond Wong (MM '15, collaborative piano) will be the featured pianist for the 2016-18 national tour of An American in Paris, which begins this month. He was formerly playing in the production on Broadway.

Two Juilliard alums joined the Pittsburgh Symphony in September: Max Blair (BM '12, MM '14, oboe) as associate principal oboist and Jeff Dee (MM '01, bass trombone) as principal bass trombonist. Blair spent the two seasons after his graduation with the New World Symphony while Dee had been with the Buffalo Philharmonic from 2007 to 2016.

Elizabeth Fayette (Pre-College '06; MM '13, violin) has become the first violinist of the Vega...Read more