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Attention Visiting Alumni!

Please make arrangements to visit ECA teachers and students after school ends at 4:10pm.  Please refrain from visiting during regular class time.  Thank you!

A great review of ECA Theatre Alumni,  Marie Roussel as Prince Hal in this two hour updated mash up of Henry IV Parts I& II. Please click on the link below.



ECA Alum Emma Baranski ends her college swimming career with extraordinary achievements!  Read all about her in the following article from Swimming World Magazine:


ECA Alum Emma Baranski named to the Senior National 2020 Olympic Synchronized Swimming Training Squad

Emma is on the far right in the photo below.  Read the full article about the squad by clicking the following link:


ECA Alumni Amanda Castro is Company Member

of Urban Bush Women

Amanda Castro is a New Haven native, is a graduate of California Institute of the Arts where she studied under Glen Eddy of Nederlands Dans Theatre and Andre Tyson from Ailey Company. As a mutli-disciplined dancer rooted in rhythm and soul in tap; Amanda is also a choreographer, judge, and teacher nationally and internationally including performances in London, Germany, and South Africa. She choreographed the 2014 National Teen Opening Number for the American Dance Awards in Boston, and recently set choreography in Canada.

ECA Dance Department Alumni Shayla Caldwell is

company member of Ronald K. Brown’s Evidence

Dance Company

From Theatre Alum Will Farrell, check out "The Other Will Farrell"!

Synopsis: The other Will Farrell is a person, too. He’s a serious thespian, and he’s sick of living in that other guy’s shadow. THE OTHER WILL FARRELL documents actor Will Farrell’s life, relationship and career catastrophes as he battles to establish his own, unique career and his own, unique identity.

Without further ado, below are links to the completed series, "The Other Will Farrell". I hope you enjoy. 

ECA Alum Heidi Voight is the new morning Anchor on WVIT TV!


Traffic anchor Heidi Voight is moving to the early morning news desk alongside Todd Piro and meteorologist Bob Maxon for the 4 to 7 a.m. newscast.


ECA alum Corey Staggers wows the crowd at Lyric Hall in New Haven!  Please click on the following link to hear a highlight of his performance:

Corey Staggers at Lyric Hall

ECA alum Kim Nalley has been up to amazing things! Her album Blues People is currently #53 on the JazzWeek charts.  Please read about Kim's work by clicking the following link. 
Kim Nalley Blues People

Theatre Alum Evan Gambardella devotes himself to bringing magic to children in Kenya!

Watch him on YouTube by clicking the button below:

Evan Presto!

Theatre Alum Sophie Dillon published in the NY Times!!

Read her full story, "Modern Love: a Romance that's Extra Zesty" in the NYT Fashion & Style section by clicking the button below:

Modern Love by Sophie Dillon

ECA Dance Alum Isaiah Providence Featured in the September 9, 2015 Daily Nutmeg.  Read the full article on the following link:  http://dailynutmeg.com/2015/09/09/isaiah-providence-dance-project-10-feet/

10 Feet

ECA Dance Alum Emma Baranski recently became a member of the Team USA Synchronized Swimmers!  Next Stop the OLYMPICS!!  Read about Emma at the following link:



ECA Theatre Alum Juliet Brett to appear Off-Broadway in One-Acts Adapted from Tennessee Williams' works: 






photo by Carol Rosegg

Hi everyone-

The next play I am in is called 'Desire.' 

It is a collection of six short plays, adapted from Tennessee Williams short stories by six playwrights, including Beth Henley and John Guare, and directed by Michael Wilson.

Here is an advance NYTimes article about the project, and this is the website for the theater

The play is at 59e59, an off-broadway venue on the UES. 

Performances are Tues-Sun, September 3rd-October 10th.

ECA alum from 1999 Vedran Mehinovic is reviewed by Cambridge University Press!  Read the full review at the following link:


Music Alum Lyndsay Artkop is the Champion of the 2015 National Hit Like a Girl competition.  Check out her winning video and Read more by clicking on the links below!

Lydsay Artkop's Winning Video!


ECA Alumni, Parents, and Mayor Toni Harp came out to Support the PACE 'Wish Upon A Star' Benefit Dinner on June 6, 2015 at Pratt Hall in New Haven!

Read about this Successful Event in the New Haven Independent Article Below:

New Haven Independent Celebrates PACE 'Wish Upon A Star' Benefit

ECA Theatre Alum Harmony Joy Performs her One Woman Show New York Is My Boyfriend in NYC on May 16th!

New York Is My Boyfriend

Saturday, May 16 at 8:00pm

The West End Lounge in New York, New York

ECA Theatre Alum Juliet Brett to star in upcoming show Redheads Anonymous!
Click the links below to see the fun!

From Juliet:  Hope everyone is doing well!

Just wanted to quickly share something that I've been working for the past few months, co-writing and acting in. Would love if you could support by quickly watching the two videos below. (more views give us more credibility)

We are releasing our first season of 5 episodes of Redheads Anonymous on St.Patricks day, so please subscribe to the channel!

Quick Interview:

Trailer for Redheads Anonymous:

ECA Theatre Alum Keilly McQuail Credits ECA for Launching her career as she currently stars at Long Wharf Theater!

Long Wharf Theater
Read the full article:  http://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/bad_jews_actor_credits_eca/ 

ECA Theatre Alumni celebrate at Theatre Alum Christopher Langan's recent wedding with a cherished Theatre Dept. Faculty member






Chris Langan, Peter Loffredo, Will Farrel, Marty Eisenberg


Peter Loffredo & Will Farrel

Music Alum Blessing Offor is a knockout on THE VOICE 2014!

Blessing Offor on THE VOICE

Read a recent interview with ECA Alum Blessing Offor in the Hamden Journal!  Please click the link below:




Wayne Escoffery in the New York Times