Alumni

Welcome alumni! 

Our alumni are an important part of the College of Fine Arts community. Please stay in touch by updating your contact information and sending us your news. Check out what your fellow alums are up to in our Alumni Spotlight section. If you're nearby, stop by to say hello, and while you're here, support current students by coming to one of their many performances, exhibitions and events.

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Feature Stories

Theatre alum joins "Hamilton" cast in Broadway debut

Thursday, December 15, 2016
J. Quinton Johnson stars as "Benny" in "In the Heights" in 2014 in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Photo by Lawrence Peart.

J. Quinton Johnson, a former student in the Department of Theatre and Dance, has been cast in the role of Hercules Mulligan/James Madison in the Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning smash hit Hamilton.

Vanessa Paumen discusses her work as a curator at Belgium museum

Tuesday, November 22, 2016   |  Department of Art and Art History
Vanessa Paumen

Vanessa Paumen (B.A., Art History, 1997) is a curator at the Groeningemuseum in Belgium. She recently answered questions about her work, her interest in the subject of law and justice and the advice she has for students interested in becoming curators.

Theatre Alumnus finds longevity designing sets for NCIS

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
James Walters poses for a photo next to Mark Harmon

James Walters has spent nearly 40 years working in set design in Los Angeles. For the past decade, he’s enjoyed the stability of working on NCIS—a popular crime drama in its 14th season.

Alumni Spotlight

Selina Rosales named artistic fellow for Second Stage Theatre

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Selina Rosales portrait

Selina Rosales (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2015) became the artistic fellow for Second Stage Theatre in New York City in January 2017. 

Hyeyoung Song sells out Weill Recital Hall in New York City

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Hyeyoung Song plays the piano

Pianist Hyeyoung Song (D.M.A, Music, 2006) gave a sold-out concert Dec. 28, 2016, at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Presented by Weatherford College, this concert served as a finale to her tour, which included stops in Europe and in her native South Korea. Since 2007, Song has been serving as Artist in Residence at Weatherford College, Texas.

Jessica Nicole Webb to appear on soap opera

Wednesday, January 18, 2017   |  Serial Scoop
Jessica Webb

Jessica Nicole Webb (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2009) has been cast as Alex Dettmer on CBS’s The Young and the Restless. Her January role on the soap opera will run for at least five episodes.