For countless students, participation in the E.R. Murrow theater program has been the jumping off point to a successful career in the performing arts. Murrow alums can be found in every facet of the arts from acting to writing, directing, and producing to designing and stage managing Broadway hits. Here are a few of our most noteable alumni.

Darren Aronofsky, Film Director

Darren Aronofsky is the Academy Award nominated director of numerous films including Requiem for a Dream, Pi, and Black Swan.

Brian Berrebbi, Actor

Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Dancer

Michael Cohen, Stage Manager

Christine DiGiallonardo, Musician

Nadia DiGiallonardo, Musician, Musical Director

Nadia has served as musical director for the Broadway revivals of Hair and Pippin. She is currently acting as the music supervisor for the Broadway hit musical Waitress.

Gideon Evans, Television Producer

Hal Goldberg, Actor, Writer, and Composer

Eliza Hittman, Film Director

Jason Katims, Television Writer and Producer

Jason Katims has worked as the creator and executive producer for numerous series including Parenthood and Friday Night Lights.

Zoe Lister-Jones, Actor

Zoe has been seen in numerous films and television series. Her current hit series, Life in Pieces can be seen on CBS.

Ira Mont, Stage Manager

Matt Moses, Playwright

Javier Munoz, Actor

Javier has been seen on Broadway in In The Heights and can currently be seen in the ledgendary musical Hamilton playing Alexander Hamilton.

Adepero Oduye, Actor

Adepero's breakout role in the film Pariah earned her acclaim. She can also be seen in the Academy Award winning film, 12 Years a Slave.

Tim Realbuto, Actor, Writer, Composer

Jeffrey Alan Schecter, Screenwriter

Jo-Vaughn Scott (a.k.a Joey Bada$$), Hip-Hop Artist

Jordan Seavey, Playwright

Ellen Shadburn, Producer

Erika Sheffer, Playwright

Michael Spiller, Cinematographer and Director

Michael is the Primetime Emmy award winning director of numerous television series including The Mindy Project, Scrubs, and Modern Family.

Pete Steele, Musician- Type O Negative

Marissa Tomei, Actor

Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei has been seen in numerous films including My Cousin Vinny, The Wrestler, and In the Bedroom.

Adam Yauch, Musician- The Beastie Boys

Adam (a.k.a. MCA) was a founding member of the revolutionary hip-hop group The Beastie Boys. He was also known as an impassioned voice for Tibetan independence. Adam passed away in 2012 but his artistic and humanitarian legacy live on.