Casey Berner

Casey Berner (’18) (she, her, hers) is a PhD student at the Graduate Center, CUNY in New York City, teaches Theatre at Brooklyn College, and is also the Director of Development at Maestra Music. Her research focuses on musical theatre, audience and spectatorship, and memory, and her artistic practice includes stage management, dramaturgy, and arts…

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Polly Rose Edelstein

Polly Rose Edelstein (’14) (she, her, hers) has been living and working in the Philadelphia region since 2010. She is the Founding Artistic Director of the Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival and works as a freelance theater director, teaching artist, and nonprofit administrator. Polly received her BFA in Theatre Arts from Stephens College in Columbia, MO.…

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Laura Barron

Laura Barron (she/her/hers) (‘17) is currently the Programs Director at Wolf Performing Arts Center in Bryn Mawr. She started working there as a teaching artist in the Summer of 2016 and is now a part of the full time staff; managing classes, private lessons, and the visiting artist program. She continues to teach voice lessons,…

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Peter Danzig

Peter Andrew Danzig (’14) (they/them) LSW, MSS, MA, CCPT, CPT is a Senior Leadership Strategist, Therapist and Diversity and Inclusion Professional in the Greater Philadelphia region. Peter’s research and practice interests are invested in community mental health, theories on adult play and the ways it frames our social interactions, and trauma informed work with clients…

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Marcie Bramucci

Marcie Bramucci (’07) (she, her, hers) is an artist, arts producer, champion for inclusion, and mother of three.  She is Executive Artistic Director of Hedgerow Theatre in Rose Valley, PA, a 99-year-old resident professional theatre with a robust slate of year-round offerings. Previously Marcie served as Director of Community Investment for People’s Light in Malvern, PA, where she supported…

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Ty Furman

Dr. Ty Furman MA (’96) is a nationally recognized, progressive leader in arts in higher education. Furman currently serves as the Managing Director of the BU Arts Initiative, a position he has held since it was created in 2012. A collaborative and innovative leader, Furman has developed a series of programs and services at Boston University…

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K. O’Rourke

K. O’Rourke (’09) (she/her) Proud member AEA/SAG-AFTRA. Fulbright Student Scholar Semifinalist for the 2021-2022 season. Recent theater season: “Cabaret”(Bristol Riverside Theater), “Dot” (People’s Light). Barrymore nominations for Best Featured Performance, “Detroit” (Philadelphia Theater Company) & “Taming of the Shrew”(Lantern Theater). Barrymore nominations for Outstanding Choreography, “Emma” (Lantern Theater) “It Girl” (Simpatico Theater Company), “Anna” (EgoPo).…

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Christen Mandracchia, PhD 

Christen Mandracchia (she, her, hers) (’15) earned a PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland, where she studied the impact of theatre practitioners on the period known as the “Disney Renaissance.” She is a senior lecturer in Theatre History at University of the Arts and has taught Production and Design at Penn State Abington and…

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Meghan Winch

Meghan Winch (she, her, hers) (’15) is a Philadelphia-area dramaturg, actor, and playwright. She is the artistic associate and dramaturg at Tiny Dynamite, where she also cowrote The Complete Works of Jane Austen, Abridged and Georgiana Recovered in Time. She is the resident dramaturg at Lantern Theater Company, and has also dramaturged shows at Shakespeare in Clark Park, Tiny…

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