Alumni

Meet our alumni! This page will tell you what some of our graduates have been up to over the past year. You can also see past updates in our archive. We love to hear from former students, so alums, send us your theater news (and photos!) anytime to theater@duke.edu.

Will be in a workshop of Tommy Smith's Boyfriend at the LAByrinth Theater

 

Appeared at the OBIE Awards in May to receive the OBIE Grant on behalf of his three-year old multi-disciplinary performance venue, JACK

Madeleine Lambert: Equity Actress, Instructor at Duke University, Audiobook Narrator, and Arts Activist

 

Heading into her 3rd year of graduate school, working toward her MFA/MBA from Yale School of Drama/Yale School of Management

Is currently a SAG/AFTRA stunt coordinator/stunt performer

Composing a "steampunk Regency" musical adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma

 

Spent 2014 building a digital storytelling ecosystem in the State of Oregon

 

Working on her PhD in Theater & Performance Studies at UCLA

Is currently CEO of Theorist Inc., a consultancy and production house

Is currently starring in “Steve Wynn’s ShowStoppers” at the Wynn Las Vegas hotel

 

Works with Duke Theater Operations as a technician

Will take on the role of Helen Keller at New York Theatre Workshop

Amy Jacobs is a Partner/General Manager at Bespoke Theatricals in New York City working as Theatrical General Manager on Broadway, National Tours, and International Productions.

Met with students when Motown The Musical played the Durham Performing Arts Center.

 

Tom Brady is a television writer/producer currently serving as a supervising producer and writer on USA's sci-fi espionage thriller COLONY. Prior to that, Brady wrote on four seasons of AMC's western drama HELL ON WHEELS, including serving as a producer on its final season.  He has written and created series for NBC, Entertainment One, Amblin Television and is currently developing a new television series for AMC.  Brady graduated from Duke University in 2009 with a degree in English and Political Science.

In Toronto shooting Heroes Reborn, a 13-episode "event series" for NBC, reprising his role of Noah Bennet

Thomas Kavanagh (T’15) works in New York City as a freelance video designer and technician

Directed Samuel Beckett's Endgame at the RBP in Chicago

Mike Myers (T'15) is a director and actor working in Seattle, WA. Mike recently finished a casting internship at Seattle Repertory Theatre, where he also assistant directed several shows. Mike has trained with the SITI Company in Saratoga Springs, NY and the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
 

Martavius graduated from NYU with a Master of Music in Vocal Performance in Musical Theatre. Martavius has had the pleasure of performing at Yankee Stadium and The Beacon Theatre. Shortly after graduation, he landed his first professional gig in the regional premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the esteemed Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. 

Founded Broadway Plus VIP Services, the first company to fulfill and promote VIP experiences for Broadway shows.

Currently starring in the LA premiere of David Ives' The Heir Apparent at International City Theatre in Long Beach

 

Recently had her Off-Broadway debut as the Grand Vixen in J Kyle Manzay's For Vixens Who've Considered Homicide...

A webseries she works on, "Stills" will release its 2nd season this August.

Spencer has been acting in LA since he graduated in 2013. 

Will be playing Vera in She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen in Birmingham

In May of 2015, Palgrave Macmillan published his book Jonson: Volpone.

Currently a staff writer on the upcoming ABC show Blood & Oil.

 

Has joined Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. as Executive Director
 

Aaron Lazar (T' 98) is currently recurring as hip, new art teacher Mr. Jackson on Disney's "Girl Meets World" and have a multi-ep arc on FX's "The Strain" Season 3 this summer

 

Just finished her fourth year as an instructor in the Theater Department at Rutgers University

 

Just opened Elephant Man in London on the West End, with Bradley Cooper

Is currently an above-title co-producer of An Act of God

Claire Florian ('09) is Senior Manager with the David Geffen Hall Campaign at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York, NY.  The Campaign is supporting a major effort to transform David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center's oldest performance venue, into a dynamic new concert hall for the 21st century.  Claire also serves on the Social Board of Opening Act, an organization that provides free, after-school theater programs for New York City's most under-served public high schools