Jordan Parrish '12
Jordan returned to Atlanta where she continues to work in both the film and theatre industries. She is with Trinity Talent Agency, where she continues to book voice over and commercial work.
Jamie Bray ’12
Jamie is Assistant Professor/Production Manager for the Theatre Department at the University of Central Arkansas. She received her MFA in Theatre Technology from Indiana University.
Katie Watkins '10
Katie's passion is to produce alternative theatre festivals across the country. When she's not doing that, she works in Marketing for Portland Center Stage in Portland, OR. Past employment credits include: Marketing and Communications Manager at Portland Playhouse; Artistic Associate for Hand2Mouth Theatre in Portland, OR. Works in all facets of theatre, especially devising. Started as an intern at Portland Playhouse and has moved up!
Drew Patton '10
Drew can currently be seen in Georgia Ensemble Theatre's production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. He has worked as a Technical Director at GET, and in and around Atlanta. He was the Assistant Technical Director at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Previously, a carpenter with Actors Theatre of Louisville.
Tangela Large '10
After working around the country as an actor in such plays as Mr. Joy (at ArtsEmerson in Boston, City Theatre in Pittsburgh, PlayMakers Rep in Chapel Hill), pen/man/ship at the Magic Theatre, and Leaving Eden at PlayMakers Rep, Tangela returns to UWG as Assistant Professor of Theatre. She received her MFA in Acting from Brown University, and was featured in numerous productions at Trinity Repertory Theatre.
Marie Quintero ’09 (Cum Laude)
Branch Manager and Southeastern Costume Coordinator for Norcostco Atlanta Costume where she also travels to conferences nationwide teaching workshops on stage makeup and costume history. In addition, Marie freelances as a costume designer in the Atlanta area for theatre, film, and events.
Andrew Chance ’09 & ’12
Andrew graduated from UWG in 2009 with his BA in Theatre and then again in 2012 with his BA in Psychology. Andrew currently for West Texas Productions as a gunfighter at Six Flags-Atlanta. He continues to pursue film making, working on independent films in many capacities.
Matthew Brewer ’09
Extra and cast member for “Lips Down on Dixie, Inc.,” which is a Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadowcast in Atlanta.
Joshua Davis '09
Lives in New York where he works for BroadwayAudience.com. Is currently pursuing his Masters degree in Political Science.
Stephanie Polhemus ‘06
Stephanie came back to UWG as a faculty member from 2010--2017. She is currently the Company Manager at Atlanta Lyric Theatre. She received her MFA in Scenic Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also served as Properties Director, Williamstown Theatre Festival 2009, 2010, and 2012. She currently designs scenery and props, and stage manages at various Atlanta-area theaters, and at UWG.
Heather Schroeder ’05
Properties Buyer/Artisan for the Alliance Theatre Company, in Atlanta, GA.
Ebony M. Tucker ’04
MFA in Theatre Management from the University of Alabama in 2008; MFA in Theatre for Youth from Arizona State University in 2012. Ebony is a teaching artist with the Alliance Theatre Company in Atlanta, GA.
Tangela Morris (nee Harris) ’04
Clinical Team Leader at the Children and Teenagers Foundation. Founder of the community outreach organization L.I.F.E. Received her Masters in Mental Health Counseling in 2009.
Michelle Theriac Evans ’04
Owner, MJE Acting Studio. Founding Partner of CAP: College Audition Project. She spends most of her time as a college audition and private acting coach but also works as a director for various companies. She is a regular writer and contributor for TheatreArtLife and Performerstuff as well as an adjudicator for various theatre awards programs and workshop presenter around the nation for various EdTA events. She just recently re-located to Kansas City from Atlanta.
Nicole Forgoston ’03
Graduated UWG with a major in Theatre and minor in Psychology. Moved to New York to pursue acting. Received her Masters in Social Work from NYU in 2010. Moved back to Atlanta in 2010. Is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Is a psychotherapist in Behavioral Health for the Southeast Permanente Medical Group. “My undergrad training in acting has come in very handy in my working with patients!!! I frequently incorporate role plays in my therapy sessions.”
Casie Fisher ’01
Graduated from UWG with dual degrees in Theatre and Mass Communications. Works as a Broadcast Media Negotiator for GroupM, a company that handles advertising for AT&T, Audi/Volkswagon, LandRover, to name a very few. “The Theatre experience I gained at UWG has helped me succeed in all aspects of my professional and personal life. Working on a theatre production has helped me be detail oriented and be able to multitask in my current profession. I work with TV stations and TV rep firms daily and having the background in Theatre has helped strength my communication and teamwork skills. The experience I gained at UWG will forever be valuable.”
Laurel Farley Crowe ’01
Education Director and Theatre for Young Audiences Director at Georgia Ensemble Theatre and Conservatory. She directs theatre for youth shows at GET. She is the proud mother of William (10 years old) and Finley, who was born in June, 2014. “I am passionate about Theatre Education and cultivating the next generation of theatre goers. My time at UWG prepared me to multi-task and give children an experience that is comprehensive and ensemble based.”
Jessyca Holland ’00
Co-founder and Executive Director of c4 Atlanta, an organization that “connects arts entrepreneurs to the people, skills and tools they need to build a successful artistic career in metro Atlanta.” Creative Loafing has rated c4 Atlanta as “best in Atlanta” for two years; 2013-14 COAH Alum of the Year.
Alisha Winfrey ’97
Multi-media & Marketing Director for Elizabeth Baptist Church (17,000+ members/parishioners; five locations).
Wende Ballew ’96
Founder and Executive Director of Reforming Arts, Inc., an organization that brings higher education in the Arts and Humanities to the women in Lee Arrendale State Prison. Currently, she’s a Ph.D. student at the University of Georgia.