Alumni News

Alumni News

  • Roger Williams is set to play Skelo in the upcoming gangster-thriller movie Jamaican Mafia set to debut in August.
  • Frances Fisher is staying busy with Resurrection (ABC), a guest star role on Rectify (Sundance), and filming Woman In Gold, which is slated to premiere in 2015.
  • Roger Williams published his first novel, Turn Black Blow, about animal cruelty in Jamaica, which has been cataloged at Princeton, Yale and Oxford University.
  • Lizzy Mansilla Wainraich is producing and starring opposite Javier Lombardo in Educating Rita, which opened in Buenos Aires, Argentina in July 2013.
  • Mohit Marwah was featured in GQ India and will also be making his Bollywood film debut this summer in Fugly.
  • Giles Matthey will be on the new season of 24: Live Another Day as the recurring role of Jordan Reed. The series is set to premiere in 2014.
  • Adam Bakri stars in Omar, directed by Hany Abu-Assad. The film has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film.
  • Rachel Brosnahan returns this February in the second season of House of Cards as the recurring character Rachel Posner.
  • Ashley Bell is currently part of the ensemble in Roundabout Theater Company’s Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall.
  • Carlton Byrd stars opposite Cuba Gooding, Jr. in the film Life of a King, released January 17, 2014.
  • Young Actors at Strasberg alumnus Colin Critchley is currently on Broadway opposite Sir Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart in Waiting for Godot.
  • Alumna Elizabeth Olsen joins the cast of the next Avengers film as The Scarlet Witch. The film is set to premiere May 1, 2015.Click for Detail
  • Young Actors alumna Amanda Troya will be starring in the upcoming film revival of Annie as Pepper!
  • Young Actors alumnus Tyler Alvarez stars in the new Nickelodeon channel series, Every Witch Way.
  • Sandra Bertalanffy stars in a controversial student-created Mercedes Collision Prevention commercial that won Best Commercial at FIRST STEPS in Germany.
  • Emily Seale-Jones (LA alumna) and Luke Smith (NY alumnus) co-star in the independent feature film To Tokyo about a young woman, hiding from her past and forced to confront it while in Japan.
  • Inbar Lavi has been cast as a series regular opposite Ramon Rodriguez, in the gritty new FOX action-drama series Gang Related, slated to begin Fall 2013.
  • Oliver Seitz is featured in the new 2014 Lexus IS commercial
  • Sabina Akhmedova is a contestant on the new scripted reality show, Siberia on NBC.
  • Lizzy Mansilla Wainraich is producing and starring opposite Javier Lombardo in Educating Rita, which opens in Buenos Aires, Argentina in July.
  • Alumnus Jeremy Kruse stars in this hilarious commercial for Volkswagen: Click for Detail
  • Marta Pozzan was featured in a viral internet and POS commercial for Logitech Harmony Smart Control. To see the commercial, click here.
  • Dafne Schilling plays the supporting role of Veronica in the Danish film Superclasico directed by Ole Christian Madsen. Superclasico was shortlisted as the official Danish movie for the 2012 Academy Awards and recently released in Spain.
  • Macleish Day is the lead in the up and coming New York Play Cowboy vs Samurai at Artists at Play in Los Angeles, as well as playing in The Lion in Winter at the Sierra Madre Playhouse.
  • Shani Atias is starring as Natalie Rooas, in Galis, a major TV show in Israel.
  • Spencer Hudson and Cairine MacBrayne‘s first short film, Circles, has been chosen to screen this year at England’s Friar’s Club Comedy Film Festival.Click for Detail
  • Alums Marcel Simoneau and Kevin Corrigan directed and produced the short film Two People He Never Saw. The film was part of  the River Run Film Festival in North Carolina and has now also been accepted to the NY Shorts Fest.Click for Detail
  • Oceana Heineman is featured in the music video for Joe Picard’s song, The Wind.
  • Anne-Christine Caro is the Writer, Director and co-lead of Merci Beaucoup Bradley Cooper, which has been chosen as an official selection of five film festivals, including a 2013 Cannes selection.Click for Detail
  • F. Michael Haynie (NYU-Strasberg alumnus who graduated in 2008) is currently starring as Boq in the Broadway run of Wicked. He began is run in Sept 2012.
  • Theo Rossi stars in FX’s hit show Sons of Anarchy as “Juice”. The show just finished airing the 5th season, with the 6th season to premiere in the Fall of 2013.