Program News

Celebrated Actor, Choreographer Jesse J. Perez Named New Director of San Diego’s Internationally-Ranked MFA in Acting Program

August 2018

Jesse J. Perez to direct the Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program

Working with Kate Burton

Summer 2018

2018 MFA graduate Nora Carroll working with Kate Burton for The Old Globe's THE TEMPEST directed by Joe Dowling. 

Learn more about our amazing benefactor, Darlene Shiley

August 2016

Amy Blackman (MFA) as Maria, Kevin Cahoon as Boyet, Talley Beth Gale (MFA) as Katherine, Kristen Connolly as the Princess of France, and Pascale Armand as Rosaline during a rehearsal. — Eduardo Contreras

MFA understudies go on at The Old Globe

Oct. 15

A great article about how our students work with The Old Globe Theatre.

Scott Ellis to direct Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors.

July 2015

Six-time Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis, who had three shows on Broadway this season, will make his Old Globe directorial debut with Shakespeare’s hilarious The Comedy of Errors.

Recent MFA graduates perform in Globe for All at Centinela Prison

November 2014

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Alumni News

Amy Blackman, MFA class of 2016, will be making her Broadway debut in ANGELS IN AMERICA.

Alum Brian Lee Huynh to join New York premiere cast for A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Off-Broadway

Direct from a sold-out, critically-acclaimed London run, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying stage production of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, based on Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, has set its complete cast for its New York Premiere this fall at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).

Alum Shirine Babb in Broadway cast of ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’

The Broadway cast has just been announced including alumna Shirine Babb (MFA 2011).

MFA Alum Henny Russell making her Lincoln Center debut in OSLO

Ms. Russell's other Broadway credits include: The Audience, Machinal, The Winslow Boy, The Other Place, Lombardi, The Royal Family, Impressionism, and Major Barbara.

MFA Alumnus Lucas Caleb Rooney, wins 2016 Obie award for his performance in Red Speedo (New York Theatre Workshop)

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