Alumni News

The Stella Adler Studio invites all alumni to keep in touch after graduation. Please contact the studio to let us know what is going on in your life, whether it is related to acting or not by filling out the Alumni News Submission. And please know that you are always welcome at the studio, whether at student shows, special events or just to stop in to say hello.

Jamie Linn Watson (’17) in ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ on FX/Hulu

August 4, 2023

Jamie Linn Watson (Class of 2017) guest stars as the hilariously oblivious Staten Island Reporter Joanna Roscoe in the latest episode of ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ on FX and streaming on Hulu!

Stephen Dexter (’12) in ‘The Shark is Broken’ on Broadway

July 18, 2023

It’s gonna be a Broadway debut! Alum Stephen Dexter (Class of 2012) will be joining the cast of The Shark is Broken on Broadway this summer! Stephen will be the understudy for all three leads. The show opens July 25th, 2023.

Olivia Washington (’13) in ‘I’m a Virgo’ on Amazon Prime

June 22, 2023

Olivia Washington (Class of 2013) plays the super-speedy Flora in Boots Riley’s surreal satire ‘I’m a Virgo’ now streaming on Amazon Prime!

Rachel Sennott (’17) in HBO’s “The Idol”

June 4, 2023

Alum Rachel Sennott (Class of 2017) plays Leia, Jocelyn’s best friend and personal assistant, in the new HBO series “The Idol” co-created by Sam Levinson (Euphoria), Tesfaye and Reza Fahim! Rachel was also recently seen in the 2022 A24 feature film Bodies Bodies Bodies as the character Alice.

Abbi Hawk (’09) in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ on Broadway

January 26, 2023

You can catch alum Abbi Hawk (Class of 2009) playing multiple iconic roles from the Harry Potter universe in the Broadway spectacle ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’!

Soojeong Son (’14) Plays Liz Kim in Netflix’s ‘Kaleidoscope’ Series

January 2, 2023

Soojeong Son (Summer Conservatory 2015) plays Liz Kim in Netflix’s latest heist drama “Kaleidoscope” which premiered on the platform on January 1st, 2023! Beyond “Kaleidoscope,” Soojeong is well known for her roles in “Servant” in 2019 and in “Search Party” in 2016.

Pol Hermoso (’16) named rising Spanish actor in ScreenDaily

November 29, 2022

Pol Hermoso, who stars in the hit Netflix series Alba, has been named one of the top 10 rising Spanish stars by ScreenDaily Magazine. Aged 15, Hermoso was cast in the Catalan TV show La Sagrada Familia, before appearing in Merlí and its spin-off Merlí: Sapere Aude on HBO Max.
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Caitlin Bassett (’20) in NBC’s ‘Quantum Leap’

September 16, 2022

Alum Caitlin Bassett (Class of 2020) stars as Addison Augustine in NBC’s new series “Quantum Leap” premiering on Monday, September 19th, 2022. Addison is an ex-Army Intelligence officer who now works with Project Quantum Leap. After Dr. Ben Song takes an unauthorized trip to the past using the Project Accelerator, Addison becomes his constant companion and guide in the past, who appears to him in the form of a hologram that only he can see and hear.

Thuso Mbedu stars in ‘The Woman King’

September 16, 2022

Alum Thuso Mbedu (Physical Theater 2012) stars as Nawi, opposite Viola Davis, in the hit action film The Woman King opening nationwide on September 16th. Last year, Thuso thrilled audiences with her performing as Cora in Amazon Prime’s The Underground Railroad.

Getenesh Berhe (’13) in Netflix’s ‘Keep Breathing’

July 28, 2022

Getenesh Berhe (Class of 2013) plays Ruth in the hit Netflix limited series Keep Breathing. The series tells the story of a lone survivor named Liv who, after her private plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness, must battle both an unforgiving cold and past personal traumas to stay alive in the harsh environments.