1. It is an exciting and important time in the performing arts. Theaters on Broadway are open again. The iconic Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes features 14 Pace Performing Arts Commercial Dance alumni and students. The cast and crew of Fugitive Songs, including current musical theater, directing, and stage management students, was featured on the big screen at the Tony Awards. As we work our way out of this pandemic, curtains are coming up and the performing arts are central to our recovery.
  2. ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’: Natacha Karam & Brian Michael Smith Among 4 Cast In Fox Spinoff Series
  3. Thank you OnStage Blog for including our BFA in Production & Design for Stage & Screen on your Top 30 list!
  4. ‘The Deuce’ Actress Dominique Fishback Join Daniel Kaluuya & Lakeith Stanfield In WB’s Black Panthers Pic ‘Jesus Was My Homeboy’
  5. What the Constitution Means to Me TO moves to Washington, D.C., After Broadway Bow
  6. BAFTA Student Film Award for Live Action!
  7. BFA Commercial Dance alumni in the 2019 Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular!
  8. Elsa Stallings ’21, Commercial Dance, was chosen to represent Under Armour in a video ad featured by Refinery29.
  9. Theater Arts alumna Ashley Romans ‘15 has landed a recurring role on the hit Showtime comedy-drama series Shameless.
  10. Christine Shepard ‘19, Commercial Dance, made her Broadway debut in Head Over Heels, a new musical comedy set to the iconic music of the 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s.
  11. Aury Krebs ‘16, Musical Theater, appeared in the ensemble of A Letter to Harvey Milk: The Musical, at the historic off-Broadway Acorn Theater.
  12. Pace School of Performing Arts alumna Ashley Romans '15 won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Lead Performance in the play Rotterdam. Romans plays the lead character Fiona/Adrian in the 2015 play about transgender lives. Her win was noted in the entertainment trade magazine Variety.
  13. BFA FTVC student John Barbieri (’18) recently appeared in the feature film BACK IN THE DAY, starring Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover.
  14. Recent graduate of the BA Acting-International Performance Ensemble program, Maggie Borlando, shot a double episode of Law & Order: SVU this past February.
  15. PPA Alumna Delaney Yeager, ’13(Acting) has won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, one of television’s most culturally influential series.
  16. The cast of the world premiere production of Waitress just opened and recent PPA Musical Theater student, Ragan Pharris ‘15, is a part of the ensemble!
  17. Recent PPA graduate Freia Titland, Class of ’13, just wrapped an episode on the fourth season of the Emmy-nominated Netflix series Orange is the New Black.
  18. BA Directing junior, Vinny Ortega ’17 was featured in the Tampa Bay Times this July
  19. Two PPA Musical Theater majors, Connor Antico ’17 and Kevin Csolak ’18 (pictured above) were recently featured in a musical sketch on the hit show Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central
  20. Recent graduate, Brittany Bigelow ’15 and current senior, Kelly Gleason ‘16 will join the ensemble of the upcoming national tour of the Tony-winning backstage musical comedy, 42nd Street
  21. Christopher Lemieux (BFA Acting ’13) has been accepted to Alabama Shakespeare Festival as an Apprentice Company Member
  22. BFA Musical Theater junior, Kerstin Anderson ‘17, will be starring in the National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC as Maria Rainer
  23. Current Musical Theater junior, Alexis Molnar, is currently performing as a principal cast member in the World Premiere of new musical, Dear Evan Hansen.
  24. Alexia Meyer ’17, Commercial Dance major, was a top 14 contestant on Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance this past season.
  25. Recent BFA Musical Theater graduate, Talya Groves ’15 has joined the national tour of Motown: The Musical! Groves is one of 2 female swings on the tour.
  26. Pace School of Performing Arts Music Professor, Lee Evans, was recently featured in The Pace Press with his article on Leonard Bernstein and Music Education, titled Lenny.
  27. BFA Acting alum, Danielle Bouchard ’12 appeared on The Today Show with her band Oh Honey.