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When you fill out Class Notes, you get the word out about your business, catch up with old friends, and reconnect with the University. We will publish this information in our newsletter and online.

We are excited to hear about where you have been, what you are currently doing, and where you are headed in life. Please don’t forget to include a link to a professional headshot photo (i.e. LinkedIn), or email it to Brandon.Adams@colostate.edu.

We have had some fantastic class notes in the past! Here is a great example of what we are looking for:

CN Richard Muller

Richard Muller, 2013, B.A. Theatre; BFA Graphic Design, has been living in Los Angeles for a year and a half now. His main pursuit in the arts is acting. He has performed in some short films, commercials, indie films, music videos, and this past Dec., he starred in his first Hollywood staged performance as the role of Jason in the musical Bare. He has been keeping up with his graphic design and art by doing it for fun and freelance work when it fits in his busy schedule. He has also taken advantage of being in a city full of artistic opportunity by getting into improv, modeling, photography, and cinematography! Most recently, Richard had the opportunity to be the cinematographer for a short film his friend Joseph Marquez produced and directed called “My Way”. This project was worked on by a very talented group of individuals in association with the Screen Actors Guild.

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2010

Deidre Raph '11

Works for Disney Cruise Lines as an electrician upon one of their cruise ships

Judd Farner '10

Is pursuing a Master's Degree in Theatre Education and Teacher Licensure at University of Northern Colorado. Currently he is a Bas Bleu Theatre Company Development Associate and a member of the Music, Theatre, and Dance Alumni Relations Advisory Committee at Colorado State University

Janelle Sutton '08, '11

Received a Master of Science in Apparel and Merchandising in 2011 from Colorado State University. She is employed in the CSU Music, Theatre, and Dance Department as the Costume Shop Supervisor and Adjunct Instructor.

Meghan Gray '10

Is enrolled at University of California, Irvine in the graduate Lighting Design program on full scholarship.

2000

Liz Droge-Young '05

Is pursuing a Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology at Syracuse University, received a Rosemary Grant Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution to support her dissertation research.

Christine Tawfik '07

Lives in Chicago and performs with Second City

Matthew Block '08

Is enrolled in the graduate program at Central School in London for Screen Acting.

Tait Zach '07

Is the SM for the Off-Broadway production of Sleep No More. He has been living in and around New York for over three years working in theater.

Elliot Cooper '06

Was a member of the Peace Corps in South America.

Gemma Aguayo- Murphy '05

Is an educator in Denver public schools. She married Matt Murphy '05 in the summer of 2011.

Candice Andrews '05

Received her MFA at the University of California in Davis. She teaches in Colorado public schools.

Jennifer Chan '05

Is currently a professional computer consultant.

Matt Murphy '05

Won the 9Teachers Who Care award from Denver 9News in December 2011.

Rachel Singer '05

Works for the Hillel Foundation at the University of Chicago.

Jessie Anna Wilton '05

Is pursuing her MFA at the California Institute of the Arts.

Ronnie Chamberlain '04

Is pursuing his MFA at Mississippi State University.

Kerrie Lovercheck '04

Is pursuing her MFA at the University of Miami in Ohio.

Sara Sheafor '04

Is currently a freelance costume designer for film and television.

Sandra Kroll '03

Is pursuing her MFA at the University of California in San Diego.

Caroline Freedman '02

Works with Teach for America in New York City.

John McKellar '02

Is the lighting designer and master electrician for the Kings of Leon (opening act for Pearl Jam and Bob Dylan).

Shannon Maguire Walsh '02

Is pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She earned a doctorate in Theatre Historiography from the University of Minnesota in September 2011.

Erica Walthall '02

Is currently a freelance costume designer for film and television.

Marie Davis Green '00

Teaches at University of Northern Colorado and received her MFA from The Yale School of Drama

Jennifer Hunt '00

Is currently a member of the Alabama Shakespeare Company.

Cody Lyman '00

Is currently on a national tour of a one man show entitled, Defending the Caveman.

Suzanne Scott '00

Is pursuing her MFA at the California Institute of the Arts.

1990

Richard Sonnen '99

Is currently a professional computer consultant.

Jade Winters '99

Teaches costume design and construction at the University of California, Santa Monica.

Meridith Crosley '98

Is one of the producers of the Wrecking Ball Theatre Lab in Boulder.

Dana Hughes '98

Was the recipient of the CSU Alumni Association's GOLD award (Graduate of the Last Decade) in 2004. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Dana is an ABC News Digital Reporter for Africa.

Laura Tessman '98

Teaches acting and directing at the University of Colorado.

Lee Tomjack '98

Teaches bilingual theatre education at Teikyo University in Denver.

Holly Harrison Kerkes '96

Is pursuing her Ph.D at the University of Colorado in Boulder.

Kevin Linehan '96

Is working as a national commercial actor.

Matt Renoux '96

Currently works for Channel 9 News-Denver/ Northern Bureau. In 2007 he was awarded 2nd place for the Best of TV Photojournalism.

Tresa Waggoner '96

Works for the Children's Outreach Program at the Tulsa Opera Company.

Frank Caeti '95

An alumnus of the Second City Comedy Club in Chicago, he is currently working as a writer/ comedian for MADtv Network.

Ric Lantz '95

Received his MFA at Carnegie Mellon. He is the producer of The Bricks Theatre in Madison, WI. He is also the Technical Director of the Children's Theatre of Madison.

Crystal Martinez '95

Received her MFA at Carnegie Mellon. She is a painter for Epic Systems in Madison, WI.

Jeremy Holm '93

Is currently acting in New York City. In 2006 he returned to CSU as a guest artist to perform a title role in the CSU production of Cyrano.

Nick Stabile '92

Performs regularly on a number of television series including, Sunset Beach, Boston Common, CSI: Miami, and Saints and Sinners. He also performed in the film The Beach Boys: An American Family and is currently working on Sheltered.

Kurt Muensterman '90

Teaches in the Colorado public schools.

1980

Wende Curtis '87

Owns Comedy Works in Denver.

Lesli (Pushkin) Kay '87

Currently plays Felicia on CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful. She recently appeared as a guest star on episodes of CSI: New York, Law and Order and Dancing with the Stars. She was the winner of the Daytime Emmy award for As the World Turns. Her film appearances include, Guarded Secrets and just completed, The Shadow People.

Mark Liermann '87

Is the head of the directing program at the University of Western Michigan.

Scott Shattuck '83

Director of the School of Theatre at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Warren Sherril '82

is currently employed by Paragon Theatre in Denver. He was awarded the Denver Post Ovation Award in 2006 for the Best Supporting Actor in Drama.

Cynthia Stokes '81

Is a Director of Opera in Los Angeles and Minneapolis. She also teaches acting and directing at the University of California in San Diego.

1970

Walter Olkewicz '71

Is a sitcom and film actor. His work includes The Last Resort and Steven Spielberg's 1941

Skip Greer '81

Serves as Artist in Residence and Director of Education at Geva Theatre Center. His directing credits at Geva include On Golden Pond, Over the Tavern, Almost, Maine; the world premiere of The House in Hydesville; Doubt; American Buffalo; Inherit the Wind; Key West; Death of a Salesman; Lobby Hero; Below the Belt; The Weir; Women Who Steal; Beast on the Moon; Triumph of Love and Geometric Digression of the Species.