Brandon Dirden (MFA) was last seen on Broadway as Martin Luther King in the Tony Award- winning production of All The Way opposite Bryan Cranston. He has received Obie and Theatre World Awards and was nominated for the Drama League and Lucille Lortel Awards.
Nick Offerman (BFA) played the lead in A Confederacy of Dunces at the Huntington Theatre (Boston). The best-selling show in Huntington Theatre’s history, it is likely to transfer to London or Broadway. His 45-minute, dialogue-free commercial for a single-malt Scotch was a viral internet sensation of the 2015 holiday season.
Alumni continue to “Perform for Chicago!” New City Stage (Chicago) just released its “Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago” Tyrone Phillips (BFA), actor, director, and artistic director of Definition Theatre, and director at Writers Theatre, is ranked number 44. Tyrone is returning to Illinois Theatre for the 2016-2017 season to direct Dontrell, Who Kissed the…
Alumni continue to “Perform for Chicago!” New City Stage (Chicago) just released its “Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago” Robert Falls (BFA), artistic director of the Goodman Theatre, is ranked number 6. http://www.newcitystage.com/2016/01/15/players-2016-the-fifty-people-who-really-perform-for-chicago/
Jon Michael Hill (BFA) was nominated for a Tony Award in 2010 for his performance on Broadway in Superior Donuts. He is currently one of the leads in the television series Elementary and is a Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble member. Most recently performing in Constellations at Steppenwolf.