Graduate success

Northwestern theatre graduates live all over the U.S., acting, directing, designing and writing plays. From a New York playwright to an acclaimed Chicago “scene stealer” to an actor who appeared on screen during the Sundance Film Festival, Northwestern theatre alumni have dramatic roles.

Recent graduates

Ali Sondreal '13
Master's student, University of East London
United Kingdom


Andrew Stam '13
House manager, Lifeline Theatre
Chicago, IL


Keely Wright '13
Sound engineer, Creede Repertory Theatre
Creede, CO


Dan Sikkema '12
Instructor, Arthur Murray Dance Studio
Chicago, IL


Ericha Walden '12
Costume hostess, The Magic Kingdom
Orlando, FL


Renee Ausborn '11
Bible, French, history and speech teacher, Cono Christian School
Walker, IA


Greta Hays '11
Publicist, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
Washington, DC


Dan Laird '11
Carpenter, Penumbra Scene Shop
St. Paul, MN


Baylie Heims '10
Freelance theatre technician
Seattle, WA


Phil Kosakowski '09
Director of technical arts, The Ransom Church
Sioux Falls, SD