NOTABLE ALUMNI IN THE PERFORMING ARTS
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.