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.

Chantal Thuy (’09) stars in “Linda Vista” on Broadway

July 16, 2019

Alum Chantal Thuy (Class of 2009) is making her Broadway debut this fall in “Linda Vista” by Tracey Letts. Performances start September 19th!

Maya Hawke Stars in Season 3 of “Stranger Things”

July 4, 2019

Alum Maya Hawke stars as “Robin” in Season 3 of popular Netflix series “Stranger Things”!

Andrea Abello (’17) Stars in “Passage” Off-Broadway

May 6, 2019

Alum Andrea Abello (Class of 2017) stars in “Passage” by Christopher Chen at the Soho Rep Theatre. The show runs through May 26th, 2019.

Adam Nagaitis (’07) Stars in HBO miniseries “Chernobyl”

May 6, 2019

Alum Adam Nagaitis (Class of 2007) stars in the HBO miniseries “Chernobyl” as firefighter Vasily Ignatenko. The series premieres on HBO May 6, 2019.

Jonny Rios (’17) Stars in New Netflix Series “Chambers” as Ravi

May 1, 2019

Alum Jonny Rios (Class of 2017) stars as Ravi in new Netflix series “Chambers,” now streaming!

Anastassia Krainik (’18) Guest Stars in ‘The Blacklist’

April 26, 2019

Anastassia Krainik (Class of 2018) guest starred on NBC’s Blacklist (Season 6, Episode 19 “Rassvet”) as Irina. She was last seen in the films Double Riddle and Laid to Rest.

Damon Daunno (’07) Stars in Oklahoma! Broadway Revival as Curly

April 7, 2019

Alum Damon Daunno (Class of 2007) stars as Curly in the riveting new Broadway revival of ‘Oklahoma!’ which opened at the Circle in the Square Theater on April 7th, 2019.

Peter Flynn and Andréa Burns open “Smart Blonde” Off-Broadway

March 29, 2019

Director of Musical Theater Programs Peter Flynn and Faculty Member Andréa Burns open “Smart Blonde” off-Broadway on March 26th. Andréa stars as Judy Holliday in the show.

Grace Smith (’12) performing in “On Clover Road” at the American Blues Theater

March 19, 2019

Alum Grace Smith (Class of 2012) performs in “On Clover Road” by Steven Dietz at the American Blues Theater.

Hayley Burgess (’14) Stars in “Twilight Bowl” as Clarice

March 9, 2019

Alum Hayley Burgess (Class of 2014) stars as Clarice in “Twilight Bowl” at the Goodman Theatre. The production runs through March 10th, 2019.