Alumni

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Let us know what you are doing now and how you would like to stay involved.

School of Theater alumna, Sarah Weinstein, shares her story.

 

Meet Our Alumni

  • 2003, Theater, BA

    Taylor Coffman moved to Los Angeles after graduating. She quickly landed a job in late night comedy on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live. She pulled found comedy content for the opening monologue (including clips for iconic bits like Unnecessary Censorship) and often appeared on the show in comedy bits.
  • Stephanie Cohen, 2012, Theater, BA

    2012, Theater, BA

    I moved to Prague, Czech Republic in May 2016 to teach English, but shortly after arriving here, I realized how amazing the theater scene and theater community was here. I quickly became involved with CATNIP Divadlo (divadlo means theater in Czech) and we focus on Contemporary American theater and playwrights and bringing them to a Czech and international audience. I am now the Managing Director of the theater company and we are currently growing and expanding. We’re always looking for talented, hard working theater lovers, as well as sponsorship and financial partners and support.
  • Patricia DiSalvo Viayra, 2002, Theater, BA

    2002, Theater, BA

    Patricia completed a feature film, "Tournament", starring Ricardo Chavira. It screens at the E St Cinema on October 12th, 2017. She directed, produced, and co-wrote the film. She also co-created and runs the 9th Annual Lady Filmmakers Festival and Foundation.
  • 1998, Theater, BA

    Since my time at GMU, I spent three years as a theatre artist in DC then went to VCU for my MFA in Theatre Pedagogy--Directing (graduated Dec 2003).
  • 2002, Theater, BA

    Originally from Alexandria, Virginia, Millie Langford earned her B.A. in Theater from Mason. In 2006, she headed to Chicago to train at the School at Steppenwolf; an Intensive Ensemble Training Program, where she had the fortunate opportunity to study with founding member Jeff Perry (Scandal), Alexandra Billing (Transparent) and Amy Morton (Chicago Fire) to name a few.
  • Zach Myerers, 2005, Theater, BA

    2005, Theater, BA

    After graduating from GMU, I moved to Chicago and pursued improv comedy. After a few years I took time off from performing and instead pursued seasonal work opportunities that included working as a Commercial Fisherman in Kodiak, Alaska and as a Dairy Farm worker in New Zealand.
  • Owen Robertson, 1997, Theater, BA

    1997, Theater, BA

    I'm currently the founder and Executive Director of Lab Theater Project, a theater company devoted to the development of new works and new theater artists. I am also a Doctoral Student at the University of South Florida, College of Education, with a focus in Program Development. My research is in Storytelling and what can be taught through Narrative.
  • Rafael Sebastian, 2013, Theater Minor

    2013, Theater Minor

    Rafael Sebastian is a professional actor and musician based in Washington D.C. Since earning his double minor degrees in music and theater in the Spring of 2013, he has performed throughout the DC/Baltimore region, as well as the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento theater communities in California.
  • Mailey Shimon, BFA, George Mason University, Theater, 2016

    2016, Theater, BFA

    Mailey Shimon spent January and February of 2016 in New York as Costume Design Production Assistant on the stage adaption of the movie, A Bronx Tale. The production was co-directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks, and opened February 14, 2016 at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.
  • Sara Dawn Taylor-Torres, 2012, Theater, BA

    2012, Theater, BA

    Dawn Taylor-Torres is currently pursuing a career in Atlanta GA, one of the two biggest markets in the US for film and television production today. She arrived in Atlanta in 2014 and within one year she went from being an extra, to stand in, to photo-double, to off-camera reader for the Vampire Diaries stars, to getting signed with one of the top agencies in Atlanta. She credits her success to her hard work and willingness to put herself “out there,” as well as to all the support she received from her professors back home at Mason!