Alumni Achievements

Theatre alumna stars in Tennessee Williams one-act plays

Alexandra Kennon

Alexandra Kennon '15 is originating roles in two world premiere Tennessee Williams one-act plays that the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans is producing. The plays opened March 30-April 3, 2016 for the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival.

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Theatre alumna stars in world premiere of New Orleans playwright Kate Bailey's "Pleading 894"

Monica R. Harris

Monica R. Harris '07 will star in the role of Camille for the World Premiere of New Orleans playwright Kate Bailey's "Pleading 894" on April 21, 2016 at the University of New Orleans' Robert E. Nims Theatre.

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Alumnus Joshua Smith '12 finding success in New Orleans at Southern Rep Theatre

Joshua Smith

After graduating from Loyola's Department of Theatre Arts & Dance, Joshua Smith '12 joined Southern Rep Theatre as a staff member.

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Theatre Arts & Dance Alumna Gretchen Hirt making headlines with Super Bowl commercials

Gretchen Hirt '12 was featured on WVUE Fox 8 in February 2016 to discuss the best and worst Super Bowl commercials.

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Theatre Arts & Dance alumna Lauren Perry featured for work mentoring young girls in Orleans Parish

Lauren Perry

Theatre Arts & Dance alumna Lauren Perry '12 is making a difference in the lives on young girls in Orleans Parish through a non-profit, The Beautiful Foundation.

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Michael Brothers ’87 (music performance and percussion) released his first album as a leader

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Michael Brothers ’87 (music performance and percussion) released his first album as a leader on Jan. 4, 2016, on the Girod Record label.

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David Pryor ’89 (music education) named director of music at St. Michael Catholic High School

David Pryor ’89 (music education) has been named director of music at St. Michael Catholic High School, which will open in August of this year in Daphne, Ala.

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Christilisa “Missy” Gilmore ’10 (music industry studies) founds "Travel’s Tune," a boutique music travel agency

Christilisa “Missy” Gilmore ’10 (music industry studies) has just started her own business, Travel’s Tune, a boutique music travel agency specializing in one-of-a-kind New Orleans music vacation experiences.

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Scott Maher ’14 (music industry studies) recently accepted into the Peace Corps

Scott Maher ’14 (music industry studies) was recently accepted into the Peace Corps and will begin his work in Cambodia this summer.

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Fulbright and MTV send Dimitri Staszewski, '14, to Mongolia for Cultural Research

Dimitri Staszewski, 2014 Loyola graduate of Music Industry Studies, has won a Fulbright Scholarship co-sponsored by MTVu to research and document the changing nomadic culture in Mongolia and the cultural force of their music.

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