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.

Nik Walker (’10) Joins Hamilton on Broadway

August 23, 2016

Nik Walker Hamilton

Today, Nik Walker (Class of 2010) joins the cast of the mega hit Hamilton: An American Musical on Broadway! Nik was also featured in the Broadway encore engagement of Motown, the Musical earlier this season.

Penguin Press Publishes Forrest Leo (’12) Novel “The Gentleman”

August 16, 2016

2012-Forrest Leo-Gentleman

Today, Penguin Press publishes Forrest Leo’s (Class of 2012) first novel, The Gentleman, now available nationwide. Check it out!

Meggy Hai Trang (’12) Nominated for Award for “Saitama”

August 7, 2016

meggy trang saitama

Meggy Hai Trang (Class of 2012) is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a One-Act/Short Play for Saitama as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festival. Earlier this summer she also performed a one woman show called Day 267.

Alum Matthew Modine stars in Netflix’s “Stranger Things”

July 15, 2016

Matthew Modine Stranger Things

Alum Matthew Modine stars in the hit Netflix series Stranger Things as Dr. Martin Brenner.

Ric Maddox (’04) stars in AMC’s “The American West”

July 14, 2016
Ric Maddox as Pat Garrett - The West _ Season 1 - Photo Credit: Michael Moriatis/AMC

Ric Maddox as Pat Garrett – The West _ Season 1 – Photo Credit: Michael Moriatis/AMC

Ric Maddox (Class of 2004) stars as Pat Garrett, the legendary lawman known best for killing Billy the Kid in The American West, the limited-run dramatic documentary series now airing on the AMC cable network.

Damon Daunno (’07) stars in “Hadestown” at New York Theatre Workshop

June 17, 2016

damon daunno hadestown

Damon Daunno (Class of 2007) stars in the critically acclaimed off-broadway New York Theatre Workshop production of Hadestown which has been extended through July 3rd.

Theo Stockman (’07) on Broadway in “American Psycho”

April 21, 2016

Theo Stockman American Psycho

Theo Stockman (Class of 2007) stars as Tim Price in the upcoming musical American Psycho, the Musical opening tonight on Broadway!

Annie Chang (’10) in “Shades of Blue” on NBC

February 17, 2016


Annie Chang (Class of 2010) plays FBI agent Molly Chen in the new NBC series “Shades of Blue.” More information at:

Josh Segarra (’08) and faculty Andrea Burns star on Broadway in “On Your Feet”

November 5, 2015

On Your Feet Broadway

Happy Opening Night to alum Josh Segarra (Class of 2008) and faculty Andrea Burns who star in “On Your Feet” on Broadway

Kate Mulgrew participates in latest Rikers Island Project

November 4, 2015

Kate Mulgrew

Since January 2014 the Stella Adler Outreach Division has provided free theater programs at Rikers Island Correctional Facility. Board member and alum Kate Mulgrew (Orange is the New Black)  has joined the cast of the latest rehearsal project.