Howard Meyer's Acting Program 

Alumni
Teenage | Adult

A representative list of teenage students accepted
into nationally accredited Acting Programs and Conservatories
who have gone on to careers in the Acting Profession:

Adira Amram - (HMAP: 1995-1997)
Graduate of the Atlantic Theatre Company Conservatory
Off Broaway NYC: Door Wide Open starring Amy Wright
Founder and lead singer of "Adira Amram and The Experience"

Pamela Bob - (HMAP: 1994-1996, 2000-2001)
University of Cincinnati Musical Theatre Program.
Performing nationally in musical and dramatic theatre

Tanya Barach - (HMAP: 1994-1995)
ART Graduate Acting Conservatory at Harvard University
Member of the second SWIM cast, Howard Meyer's production of Suburbia

Chuck Bradley - (HMAP: 1996-2002)
Boston Conservatory of the Performing Arts
Played Peter Pan in the 2011-12 national tour of Peter Pan

Josh Buchwald (HMAP 20010-2011)
Carnegie Mellon Acting Conservatory, class of 2014

Zoe Canner - (HMAP: 1995-1998)
Theatre Program at CAL Arts
Original cast member and collaborator of SWIM
Playing the role of Chiclet in the upcoming national feature film Inferno: A Linda Lovelace Story

Laura Credidio - (HMAP: 1999-2002)
Syracuse University's Theatre Program.
Member of Axial Theatre

Jessamyn Fiore - (HMAP: 1994-1996)
Graduate of Sarah Lawrence College (concentration in Theatre & Playwriting)
Founder of The Road Show Theater in Galway, Ireland
presenting her new play The Mysterious World of Birds

Emma Galvin - (HMAP: 2000, 2003-2005)
Rose Colored Glasses at Manhattan Theatre Club with Francis Sternhagen, IFC's miniseries "Film School." Member of Axial Theatre, where she developed the role of Nancy for The Contract.
Carnegie Mellon Acting Conservatory: Class of 2008
Featured in the 2011-12 critically acclaimed NYC production of Our Town with Helen Hunt.

Jessica Gonzales (HMAP 2006-2008)
Recurring role on the TV series "Animal Practice"

Catherine Hirst - (HMAP: 1992-1998)
Early admission to NYU's Experimental Theatre Program
Member of second SWIM cast.

Rachel Krause - (HMAP: 1994-2001)
Performed in the Axial production Billy Bubblehead
Member of Jesse Fiore's Road Show Theatre Company, in Galway, Ireland.

Quinn Levine- (HMAP: 2001-2004)
Graduate of the British Academy of Dramatic Arts Sumner training (2003)
American Academy of Dramatic Arts: Class of 2006

Ryan Mallon - (HMAP: 1996-2004)
Atlantic Theatre Company Conservatory: Class of 2006
Member of Axial Theatre

Emily Masciandaro - (HMAP: 1994-1998, 2000-2001)
Original cast member and collaborator of SWIM.
As a writer has had workshops of several new plays in New York theatres including her recent Dolly Dumpling Saves the Day at Rattlestick Productions.

Lucas Papaellias - (HMAP: 1992-1994)
Recent TV: NYPD Blue
Recent Theatre: Cellini, written and directed by John PatrickShanley, Second Stage, NYC;
Dead End at Huntington Theatre in Boston, directed by Nicholas Martin.
Appeared in the Program productions of Suburbia, and SWIM.
Featured in the Tony Award winning production of Once on Broadway.

Jeffrey Pfeiffer - (HMAP: 1994-1998)
Film Program at Syracuse University
Performed in the Program production of Suburbia.
Graduate of the NYU MFA program in play and screenwriting.

Tomm Polis - (HMAP: 2004-2006)
USC Acting Conservatory

Cassie Raihl - (HMAP: 1997-2002)
Acting Program at Emerson College

Matt Samalin - (HMAP: 1996-1998)
SUNY Purchase Acting Conservatory
Original cast member and collaborator of SWIM

Michael Skolnik - (HMAP: 1994-1995)
Founder, Equal Opportunity Productions
Producer, NYC premiere of Athol Fugard's Hello and Goodbye
Producer of the Danny Hoch's movie "Jails, Hospitals, and Hip Hop."
First directorial feature film: "On the Outs" which won several festival awards and opened at NYC's Film Forum.

Jacob White - (HMAP: 1989-1996, 2000-2001)
University of Cincinnati Drama Program
Regional: Floyd Collins written and directed by Tina Landau, Goodman Theatre
NYC Theatre: Cymbelline directed by Joanne Akalitis, The Public Theatre
NYC Theatre: Theatre For A New Audience Production of Julius Casear
Directed by Karen Coonrod

Alexandra Moriello - (HMAP: 2000-2002)
Accepted early admission for Acting
NYU Tisch School for the Arts

A representative list of adult students that have gone on
to careers in the Acting Profession:

Steve Affinito - (HMAP: 1996-2000)
Member of Axial Theatre

Becca Ayers - (HMAP: 2000-2001)
Working nationally in Musical Theatre

Laura Baldasare - (HMAP: 2002-2005)
Founder and member of Goldmine Theatre Company

Dan Bogart - (HMAP: 2000-2001)
Working nationally in Musical Theatre.
Most Recent: National Tour of Les Miserables

Bill Boylan - (HMAP: 1995-1997)
Most recent feature film: Monster, directed and written by Patty Jenkins
Has appeared in numerous films and TV spots

Lora Lee Ecobelli - (HMAP: 1994-1998)
Founding Artistic Director of Blueberry Pond Theatre.
Leading role in her play, Little Oasis, performed in regional venues and on film

Jess Erick (HMAP 2007-2012)
Former member of Axial Theatre Company
Performing in professionally in NYC and Westchester

Melissa Gerth - (HMAP: 2003-2005)
New School/Actor's Studio Graduate Acting Conservatory: Class of 2008

Gail Greenstein (current student)- (HMAP: 2001-2005)
Member of Axial Theatre (2003-2005)

Matthew Faber - (HMAP: 1994-1995)
Won an INDIE award as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Todd Solonz' film Welcome to the Doll House.
Other Feature films: Bob Roberts, Fresh, Stonewall, Natural Born Killers

Jon Grifin - (HMAP: 1994-1996)
TV, National Commercials, Voice Overs
Most recent: Law and Order, America’s Most Wanted

Ann Gulian (HMAP 2007-2012)
Member of Axial Theatre

Rachel Jones - (HMAP: 1999-2001)
Member of Axial Theatre

Leslie Kritzer - (HMAP: 2000-2001)
Garnishing critical acclaim on Broadway and Regional Theatre

Lisa Lawler - (HMAP: 2003-2005)
Performed in the NY premiere of Howard Meyer's play
Jerry at HERE Arts Center Member of Axial Theatre

Sean Weil (HMAP 2008-2012)
Featured performer on TV programs "Boardwalk Empire" and "Blue Bloods' with Tom Selleck
Featured in numerous Axial Theatre shows

Gus Zucco (HMAP 2009-2012)
Featured guest actor on the Nickelodeon channel

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