Ito Aghayere (T’09)

Spring 2011 - Ito Aghayere (T'09) is a second year graduate student at Columbia University School of the Arts and continued to pursue her love of acting and politics with her recent summer internship at the White House in 2010. Her recent credits includeUncle Vanya (Sonya) under the direction of Andrei Serban, and her role as Medea in Euripides' Medea under the direction of Kristin Linklater. This spring, she will reprise her role as Medea with encore performances at both Columbia University in New York and Drew University in New Jersey. She is head of advertising and a resident member of Manhattan's only all-female Shakespeare Company - the Manhattan Shakespeare Project, a newly founded company dedicated to cultivating the growth of the female artist.

Winter 2009 - Ito Aghayere started grad school at Columbia University, School of the Arts in the Theater Arts MFA Program, acting concentration. She’ll be living in New York City for the next three years, and learning from an amazing group of faculty members including Kristin Linklater, Larry Singer, Andrei Serban, Niky and Ulla Wolcz, Anne Bogart, and others.