Theatre and Dance

Recent Showcase Success

Below is a small sampling of recent Ball State Chicago/NewYork/Los Angeles Showcase Success.

Derek Grabner-2013 graduate in acting will begin an apprenticeship at the Actors Theatre of Louisville for the 2013-2014 season. (CHI/NY/LA showcase)

Jon Whitney-2013 graduate in acting who recently moved to NYC after signing with the Harden Curtis Agency. (CHI/NY/LA showcase)

Nathan Stark-Represented by Harden Curtis Agency in NY. 2012 BFA graduate wo recently appeared on the TV series The Good Wife. (CHI/NY/LA showcase)

Laurel Hill-2012 graduate who works at The Huntington Theatre in Boston. (LA showcase)

Betsy Farrar-Represented by Innovative Artists in Chicago. 2012 BFA musical theatre graduate starring in Million Dollar Quartet in Chicago (CHI/NY/LA showcase)

Katie Mazzini-2012 graduate who recently completed an intership at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. (CHI/NY showcase)

Ben Clark-2011 graduate in musical theatre who composed the music and write the lyrics for the musical The Circus in Winter. The show was created at Ball State through a semester long immersive learing project at the Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry. It has been performed at the Nation Alliance of Musical Theatre's New Musical Festival in NYC and has been workshopped at the Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut.

Maren Ritter-2011 graduate in musical theatre who is playing the title role in the Nation Tour of Junie B. Jones.

Emily Behny-Represented by Henderson Hogan in NY. She is a 2010 musical theatre graduate who just completed the National Tour of Beauty and the Beast as Belle (CHI/NY/LA showcase).

Erin Neufer-Represented by Henderson Hogan in NY. 2010 Acting graduate currently attending the MFA Acting Program at NYU. (CHI/NY/LA showcase)

Josh Jeffers-Represented by Atlas Talent in NY. 2010 Acting graduate cast in The Rover at The Classical Theatre of New York City. (CHI/NY/LA showcase)

Jonathan Jensen-2010 graduate who works at the Kaufman Center in Kansas City, Missouri. (CHI/NY showcase)

Jessica Biernacki Jensen-2009 graduate who is attending the MFA Acting Program at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. (NY showcase)

Elena Flores-Represented by Stewart Talent in Chicago. Musical theatre grad from 2009 who worked on National Tour of Mamma Mia! and is now starring in a new adaptation of The Jungle Book created by Mary Zimmerman in Boston and New York. (CHI/NY/LA showcase)

Michael Worrell-2009 musical theatre graduate who has worked at the Walnut Street Theatre, Maine State Music Theatre, Goodspeed, North Shore Music Theatre, and the national Tour of Spamalot. (CHI/NY/LA showcase)

Grace Rex-Represented by Steward Talent in New York. She is a 2008 musical theatre graduate who has appeared in the films Contagion and The Dilemma and the television series The Good Wife, Boardwalk Empire, and MTV's Underemployed. (CHI/NY showcase)

Tony Howell-Represented by Michael Einfeld Management in New York. He is a 2008 musical theatre graduate currently starrring in Showboat at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. (CHI/NY showcase)

Ryan Krause-2008 Acting graduate who recently graduated from the MFA Acting program at the University of South Carolina. He has appeared in five shows at the Milwauke Repertory Theatre since his graduation. (CHI/NY showcase)

Carley Cornelius-Recently graduated from the MFA Acting Program at the University of Illinois in Chapaign-Urbana. Represented by the Grossman-Jack Agency in Chicago, Illinois. (CHI/LA showcase)

Dee Dee Batteast-2007 acting graduate who just completed her MFA in Acting from the Carolina School of the Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (CHI/NY showcase)

Katie Clark-2007 musical theatre graduate who regularly works in Boston as musical theatre houses such as Reagle Music Thetre, Stoneham Theatre, and Cap Rep Theatre. (CHI/NY showcase)