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A Sampling of Alumni Careers in Performing Arts and Related Fields

Xander Berkeley 73F: actor, film credits include North Country, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Phoenix, A Few Good Men, The Rookie, Apollo 13, Leaving Las Vegas, Air Force One, Sid and Nancy, Spawn, Amistad, Shanghai Noon, The Grifters, and The Fabulous Baker Boys; television credits include The X-Files, CSI, ER, 24, and Law and Order

Sarah Goldfinger 94F: Television writer and producer; credits includes CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Brothers and Sisters, and the new Hawaii Five-O; consulting producer, NBC's Parenthood

Mike Ladd 88F: performance artist, poet, librettist, jazz musician, rapper, essayist, cultural critic; albums include Welcome to the After Future, Easy Listening for Armageddon, The Infesticons, and The Majesticons

Eugene Mirman 92F: comedian, recurring role on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords; named Best Stand-up Comedian of 2009 by The Village Voice

Lupita Nyong’o 03F: filmmaker and actress; film and television work include MTV's award-winning drama series Shuga and Twelve Years a Slave

Stephen Petronio 74F: artistic director, choreographer, and founder of Stephen Petronio Company; widely regarded as one of the leading dance makers of his generation; creator of over 35 works for his own company, and commissioned by some of the world’s most prestigious modern and ballet companies

Liev Schreiber 85F: actor; film credits include Daytrippers, A Walk on the Moon, The Manchurian Candidate, The Omen, The Painted Veil, Defiance, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Taking Woodstock; stage credits include Glengarry Glen Ross (for which he won a Tony), Macbeth, Hamlet, Henry V, Talk Radio, A View from the Bridge

Roberta Uno 75F: founded the internationally recognized New World Theater as a program to promote and expand cultural opportunities for minority students. Uno has received numerous awards, including a Rockefeller Foundation grant, a William Dawson Award, and being elected convener of the International Women Playwrights’ Conference in Athens, Greece

Yasuko Yokoshi 83F: Dance performance, recipient of two Bessie awards for her performances in Shuffle (2003) and what we when we (2006)

 
 

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