AMDA alumni create. They are artists, professionals in every performance medium. They
are creators, inspirers. They're Broadway's side-splitting comedians and Hollywood's up-and-coming action
heroes. Watched by the eyes of millions, our alumni take the world's stages, film sets, and movie screens,
changing the way we think about art and its intertwining with human nature. To read about our alumni's most
recent accomplishments, check out AMDA News.
From charities to platinum-selling records, Broadway veterans to rising stars, our alumni have established
themselves among the world's most accomplished artists in their respective fields. Below are just a few
highlights of our alumni's incredible careers and achievements, from philanthropy and social awareness to
garnering entertainment's most prestigious awards and honors.
They started with a dream. With AMDA, those passions became careers to be celebrated.
Featured AMDA Alumni
Two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber has performed in 14 Broadway productions in just over 20 years, including Matilda the Musical (Miss Trunchbull), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), Chicago (Billy Flynn), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Trevor Graydon), Into the Woods (Rapunzel’s Prince), the revival of Pippin (King Charlemagne), and The Prom, where he originated the role of Trent Oliver. Christopher stars as “Harry” in the Broadway revival of Company. He received his first Tony Award nomination for his role in the original Broadway cast of Monty Python's Spamalot, earning his second Tony nomination for originating the height-challenged monarch Lord Farquaad in Broadway's Shrek the Musical alongside Sutton Foster and Brian D'Arcy James. On television, Christopher's prolific credits include ABC's Two of a Kind and It's All Relative, as well as guest star roles in Pushing Daisies, Sex and the City and The Good Wife. Recently, Christopher starred as “Count Dracula” in the podcast Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors, and premiered his RadioFree Birdland show, The Christopher Sieber Special.
Multi-platinum recording singer, songwriter, dancer, and Tik-Tok sensation Jason Derulo has sold over 50 million singles, having written songs for international artists including Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Diddy and Sean Kingston. He is a five-time award recipient at the BMI Pop Awards, was crowned Songwriter of the Year in 2011, won three Teen Choice Awards, and was nominated for an iHeart Radio Music Award for his collaboration with 2 Chainz on the song “Talk Dirty.” He released his fourth studio album Everything is 4, whose single “Want To Want Me” immediately went platinum. “Want to Want Me” broke the world record for most-added track in Top 40 radio, winning the 2017 Performance of the Year with Luke Bryan at the Country Music Television Music Awards. In 2020, Jason guest hosted “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and headlined the 2020 Wawa Welcome America Concert. Jason has recently been collaborating with artists on Tik Tok to release new singles, and his recent hit "Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)" with Jawsh 685 and BTS soared to number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Jason made his movie musical debut as Rum Tug Tugger in the film adaptation of Cats.
Sarah Stiles starred as Sandy Lester in the Broadway musical hit Tootsie, earning a second Tony nomination, as well as Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award nominations. Prior to this, Sarah starred in the Broadway productions Hand to God as Jessica, earning her first Tony nomination, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Avenue Q and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Sarah starred in the Netflix’s comedy sitcom The Crew, EPIX’s critically acclaimed series Get Shorty, and recurs as Bonnie Barella on Showtime’s hit series Billions. Sarah voiced Spinel in the animated Steven Universe movie and television series. In 2016, Sarah performed her solo show Squirrel Heart to sold out audiences at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in NYC. The show’s finale featured a ukulele number, which inspired her debut EP, You Can Ukelele with Me.
Kyle Scatliffe made his Broadway debut as Enjolras in the Tony Award-nominated revival of Les Misérables. Kyle’s stellar performance was reprised and featured in the CBS broadcast of the 2014 Tony Awards. Kyle’s next Broadway role was Harpo in the 2015 Tony Award-winning revival of The Color Purple. After touring the country as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the national tour of Hamilton, Kyle reprised his role on Broadway before joining the company of Broadway’s To Kill A Mockingbird as Tom Robinson. The Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird went on to play a one-night-only performance at Madison Square Garden for a crowd of 18,000 public school students. Kyle made his West End debut as Haywood Patterson in London’s The Scottsboro Boys, earning a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. Additional theatre credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mitch Mahoney), Reginald: From Baltimore to Billionaire (Reginald F. Lewis), Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Jim) at the New York City Center, Ragtime (Coalhouse), Oklahoma! (Jud Fry), and A Christmas Carol: The Concert (Marley) with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, which was broadcast on PBS. Kyle has twice appeared in Broadway Unplugged, the critically-acclaimed annual Town Hall concert, and is a recurring guest at BroadwayCon. Kyle’s TV credits include the roles of Aaron Whittles in NBC’s “Chicago P.D.” and Grant in “Bull” on CBS.
Continuing Education for AMDA Alumni
Looking to continue your education at AMDA Los Angeles? Do you need to access your unofficial transcript / grades
or order an official transcript? See options below:
AMDA Bachelor’s Degree Graduates have the opportunity to earn a Master of Arts in Theatre or Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting: Writing for Film and Television
Apply for Graduate
Bachelor of Fine Arts Programs
AMDA Associate of Occupational Studies Degree and Certificate Graduates are eligible to earn a Bachelor of Fine
Arts degree in Acting, Music Theatre, Dance or Performing Arts by transferring in 60 performance credits
and completing 30 performance and 30 general education credits.
Note: Additional coursework may be required if you are applying for a BFA Program outside of
your AOS or Conservatory discipline.
Apply for BFA Degree
Associate of Occupational Studies Programs
AMDA Certificate Graduates are eligible to earn an Associate of Occupational Studies degree in Acting, Musical
Theatre or Dance Theatre by transferring in 60 performance credits and completing the general education
Note: Additional coursework may be required as per current degree completion requirements and/or
if applying for an AOS Program outside of the original discipline.
Apply for AOS Degree
OBTAINING A TRANSCRIPT
Your Student Portal can be used to print unofficial transcripts of your coursework and grades. Official
transcripts may be ordered through Parchment and received by mail or electronically.
AMDA Legacy Scholarship Program
AMDA is so pleased to announce the AMDA Legacy Scholarship Program which will offer special tuition scholarships
for the children and grandchildren of AMDA Alumni.
For further information, contact AMDA's Legacy Scholarship Advisor, MaryAnn Saenz, at 323-603-5941 or email@example.com.
Note: the amount of the AMDA Legacy Scholarship award will vary based upon a number of
factors including the student’s audition, application, letters of recommendation, and financial need.
Generations of outstanding alumni have proven that success is the rule at AMDA, so you're in great company. From
the silver screen to the stage and beyond, the possibilities for your future are boundless. As a member of the
AMDA alumni community, you are also eligible for a number of specific benefits that will help you as a
professional performing artist.
Get More Exposure Through the Alumni Directory
By registering for an AMDA 360Alumni Account, you will make yourself
more visible to casting directors, agents and other industry professionals, giving them one more way to find
Network Through Our Social Media Community
Through AMDA's official Twitter
Alumni and Facebook
Alumni accounts, you can connect with your fellow alumni across the country and world, and learn about
their most recent updates and career moves.
ATTEND ALUMNI WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES
Through these intensive workshops sponsored by the Alumni department, you can return to AMDA virtually and
in-person (when applicable) to refresh your skills and take classes in additional specialty areas, increasing
your versatility as a performer. Workshop opportunities will be released via email throughout the year.
Access a newly expanded library of video content created exclusively for AMDA students and alumni. The AMDA On-Demand library
includes content regarding athletic performance, mental health, open fitness, open dance, and vocal heath. New
videos will be uploaded weekly, so check back regularly.
ACCESS TO PRACTICE SPACE / REHEARSAL SUPPORT
Frequently, AMDA is able to provide practice space and rehearsal support for alumni to prepare for auditions. Alumni must be cleared for campus access and possess a valid Alumni ID to visit campus. View on-campus policies and learn more about the campus access clearance process here.
Get Career Guidance When You Need It
As you begin to transform your unique talents into a rewarding career as an AMDA graduate, we'll be there for you
every step of the way. On our website, you can find many career resource links to help you make the most of the
artistic foundation you worked so hard to build at AMDA.
Young Adult Health Insurance Benefits
Previously, graduation day was the day when millions of young adults lost their health insurance, making them one
of the most vulnerable groups of Americans in the health insurance market. The new health reform law allows most
young adults to join or remain on their parents' health care plan until their 26th birthday. Learn more at HealthCare.gov.
Broadway, Off B'way, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, comedy, dance, drama, concerts, and more for only $4.50 a
ticket. How? Theaters and producers need to fill up seats with excellent, attentive audiences to help build buzz
and word of mouth. Theatermania's Gold Club proudly offers the AMDA community an exclusive 40% discount to join:
$59 for an entire year! (regularly $99). For more information, and to join, log on or call 212-352-0255, ext. 105, for more information.
AMDA NY Performance Request
You may request a digital link to your desired performance video.
AMDA NY Library
The AMDA NY Library has been relocated to the 9th floor of AMDA’s 54th Street building (250 West 54th Street). Walk-ins are welcome. Alumni may visit the library during the following days/times.
Library Hours: Mon - Fri (9:00am to 5:00pm ET)
*The library is subject to close during school breaks and holidays. You can call the library at 212-957-3315 to check current times.
AMDA LA Library
Alumni may visit the library during the following days/times by appointment only. Visit the library website to make an appointment.
Library Hours: Mon - Fri (9:00am to 7:00pm PT) and Sat - Sun (1:00pm to 6:00pm PT)
*The library is subject to close during school breaks and holidays. You can call the library at 323-603-5924 to check current times. to check current times.
Please note, only current AMDA students are eligible for circulation privileges.