AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - March 17, 2023
March 17, 2023 - Alumni
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER
March 17, 2023
Anthony Ramos ’11:
Will be a mentor for Spotlight Dorado. Created by McDonald's, this program supports emerging filmmakers and screenwriters in the Latino community.
Christopher Jackson ’94:
Will serve on The Host Committee of Ars Nova's Nova Ball on May 8. Christopher and Anthony Ramos ’11 are also featured in a video collection celebrating 15 Years of In the Heights.
Lucy Freyer ’15:
Stars alongside Owen Wilson in Paint, hitting theatres on April 7. Watch the trailer here. Lucy stars as "Esther" in The Wanderers at the Laura Pels Theater in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre through April 2.
Amanda Kloots ’02:
Shared details about her recent TV guest appearances and trip to New York City with her fellow co-hosts on The Talk. Last week, Amanda appeared with The Talk on CBS Mornings.
Jason Derulo ’06:
Featured in an article for Entertainment Weekly discussing his role in the film Spinning Gold, premiering in theatres March 31. Jason is also in the process writing his first book, Sing Your Name Our Loud: 15 Rules for Living Your Dream, now available for preorder and set for a June 27 release.
Luke Tennie ’16:
Stars as "Sean" in the series Shrinking on Apple TV+, which has been renewed for Season 2. Luke also recently returned as “Bryan” in a new episode of in CSI: Vegas streaming on Paramount+.
Karli Dinardo ’13 and Neka Zang ‘02:
Star in the Broadway transfer of Bob Fosse's DANCIN' currently at the Music Box Theatre. View photos of the cast meeting the press.
J. Harrison Ghee ’09 and Jarvis B. Manning Jr. ’06:
Featured in a CBS segment discussing Some Like It Hot’s transition from 1950s film to today’s Broadway stage. J. Harrison was also announced as a co-host for The Shubert Foundation's 2023 High School Theatre Festival.
Jon Hoche ’99:
Performs in the Ensemble of the Broadway premiere of Life of Pi at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the production, and check out new photos and the cast’s first bow.
Charity Angel Dawson ’05 and Anastacia McCleskey ’03:
Perform in Hercules The Musical at Paper Mill Playhouse through March 19. Anastacia discusses starring as a Muse with Playbill.
Sky Lakota-Lynch ‘12:
Stars as "Johnny" in the world premiere musical adaptation of The Outsiders, which has been extended through April 9. Sky will also kick off the Durango PlayFest Youth Speaker Series on April 20.
MUSIC / CONCERT
Toly Rod ’10:
Recently released his new single “Háblame De Ti.” Toly is working on a second album, and his first album Ahora is out now.
Zhailon Levingston ’15:
Will co-direct a first look at the collaborative piece Restructuring. This performance will be presented at The TEAM’s 18th Anniversary Gala at 26 Bridge in Brooklyn, NY on March 27.
Charity Angel Dawson ’05 and Stephanie Torns ’07:
Will perform in EPIC Players Presents Let’s Duet: A Neuro-Inclusive Cabaret at 54 Below. The cabaret takes place on World Autism Day on April 2.
Christopher Sieber ’89:
Has joined the lineup for BroadwayWorld's 20th Anniversary Celebration Concert, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The concert will take place on May 21 at New York City’s Sony Hall. Christopher recently performed in Broadway Says Thank You, David Mixner on March 6.