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ECA Visual Arts Alum Raheem "Ra" Nelson illustrates 'Sweetie Bake Your Day'!

Read the full New Haven Independent article by clicking the following link:

ECA Theatre Alum Lauren Ambrose to debut as Eliza Doolittle in Lincoln Center Theater's Spring 2018 revival of 'My Fair Lady!'  Read the full NYT article below:


ECA Alum Lauren Ambrose & co-star Harry Hadden-Paton
Lauren Ambrose who will play Eliza & Harry Hadden-Paton who will play Henry Higgins 

The June 2017 edition of Playbill features a photo of and an article on former ECA Theatre student, Jordyn Di Natalie, and this production at the Roundabout  also features ECA Theatre alumni, Juliet Brett.

Click the following link to read the full article:

Jordyn Di Natalie and Juliet Brett featured in Playbill


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:

Senior National 2020 Olympic Synchronized Swimming Training Squad


ECA Alumni Amanda Castro is Company Member of Urban Bush Women

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

ECA Dance Department Alumni Shayla Caldwell

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. 
The site: http://www.theotherwillfarrell.com/
The trailer: http://www.theotherwillfarrell.com/trailer.html
The episodes: http://www.theotherwillfarrell.com/episodes.html

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

Heidi Voight

WVIT Names 4 PM Anchors, Announces AM Changes
Traffic anchor Heidi Voight is moving to the early morning news desk alongside Todd Piro and meterologist Bob Maxon for the 4L00 - 7:00 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

Blues People CD cover

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

Evan Gambardella

Watch him on YouTube by clicking the link 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 link below:

Modern Love by Sophie Dillon