• Theater alumni strike a pose with faculty at the Alumni Holiday Reception in New York City, December 2015.

  • Members of the Class of ’63 attend the Mortensen Hall Dedication with Dean Stauffer, September 2013

  • Give to support programs, ensembles, and bands as they seize once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.


Mason Gross alumni are performers, artists, thinkers, and teachers. Because of their intensive training at Mason Gross, they are at home in both the creative and scholarly realms.


Keep in touch

New name? New address? Choreographing a new piece? Stage-managing a show? Part of a group show? Email us at alumni@mgsa.rutgers.edu.



Recent Alumni News

  • Art & Design

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    Amy Feldman received the Guggenheim Fellowship in April.

    Alex Kwartler was featured in the exhibition Showflake, on view form May 16 to June 17 at Magenta Plains in New York City.

    Rita LeDuc is featured in a group show, Island Universe, from May 27 to July 8 on Governor's Island in New York City.

    Ben Weathers curated and participated in the group exhibition Whatever It Is I Have Looked For, at marquee Projects in Bellport, New York, from May 26 to June 24.
    Posted June 2018.

  • Dance

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    Kyle Marshall (BFA '11) choreographed and performed Colored at Roulette in Brooklyn on April 10. Marshall choreographed and performed King, his newest solo, at Artists Who Innovate: A Celebration of New Jersey Choreographers Dance Showcase, at South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange, New Jersey, on May 4. Marshall performed and choreographed the world premiere of WAGE at Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn from May 10 to 12.

    Joe Monteleone (BFA '14) choreographed and performed in the fundraiser Black, Lesbian Love Is a Form of Resistance on May 18 at the NU Hotel in Brooklyn. The event raised funds for a 72-minute piece called Run and included performances in rap, song, dance, and spoken word. Monteleone participated in the Sans Limites Movement Festival, which exhibits trending choreographers and movement artists, at the Elliott Center's Hudson Guild Theatre from May 17 to 20. Monteleone performed his latest work, In Nomine Pan, at Bergen DanceMakers Showcase in Hackensack, New Jersey, on May 20.
    Posted June 2018.

  • Music

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    Kevin Dayton was named to the clarinet faculty of Summer Music in Tuscany (Italy) for summer 2018.
    Posted June 2018.

  • Theater

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    Brandon Flynn and Christian Navarro have garnered accolades for their lead roles in the hit Netflix original series, 13 Reasons Why. They served as presenters on the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in May. In May, 13 Reasons Why had amassed more than 11 million tweets since its launch.

    Pico Alexander is featured in the Netflix film War Machine, starring Brad Pitt, which premiered May 26.

    Bryna Turner completed a run of her new play, Bull in a China Shop, in April at the Lincoln Center Theater. The play is about women’s suffrage and education reform and was a New York Times critics’ pick.

    Christopher Livingston performed the roles of Titinius and Cinnain The Public Theater’s Julius Caesar at Central Park in May, directed by Public Theater artistic director Oskar Eustis.

    Nicole King and Kelsey Rainwater performed in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Macbeth, which opened May 7 in Washington, D.C., and was directed by Tony-nominated director Leisl Tommy.

    William Mastrosimone wrote a play, Cat’s Paw, produced as the fourth show in Actors Co-op Theatre Company’s celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season.

    David Pegram is in Atlantic Theater Company’s new play, Animal, which began previews on May 24 and opens on June 6 for a limited engagement through June 18 off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 in New York City.

    Erin Cherry performed at Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City for the production of Ren Dara Santaigo’s first production, The Sibling Play.

    Chris Halladay guest starred on the NBC hit television show Law and Order: Special Victims Unit on April 2.

    Lisa Renae Pitts made her Broadway debut in the show Sweat at Studio 54 on April 3. She is the understudy for all of the lead roles.

    Midori Francis received the Obie Award in the best ensemble category on May 22, for the production of The Wolves at Playwrights Realm.

    Jasmine Carmichael stars in Baltimore Center Stage’s Jazz, adapted by Nambi E. Kelley from Toni Morrison’s novel. The production began previews on May 30 and is directed by Baltimore Center Stage artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah. Carmichael will return for season two of Sneaky Pete, with Giovanni Ribisi and Bryan Cranston, on Amazon.

    Christopher Sears was mentioned in The New York Times on April 5 for his work as featured actor in Gently Down the Stream with Harvey Fierstein at The Public Theater.

    Phil McGlaston made his Broadway debut in The Little Foxes, which opened on April 19 at the Manhattan Theatre Club and stars Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney. Tony winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Rabbit Hole) directs.
    Posted May 2017.