Celeste Cooper joins Steppenwolf ensemble

CELESTE COOPER (MFA, Acting, ’12) (below left) has been named a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble.  Celeste made her Steppenwolf debut this winter in BLKS by Aziza Barnes.

Celeste joins other alums KEVIN ANDERSON (CERT, Acting, ’81), ALANA ARENAS (BFA, Acting, ’02), GLENN DAVIS (BFA, Acting, ’04), and TERELL ALVIN McCRANEY (BFA, Acting, ’03); and faculty member AUDREY FRANCIS (Faculty) as members of the ensemble.

Two Chicago actors are joining the Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble.

Source: Steppenwolf adds new ensemble members – Chicago Tribune

Head of Passes by Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum

Head of Passes, Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. TARELL ALVIN McCRANEY (BFA, Acting, ’03) is the playwright. ALANA ARENAS (BFA, Acting, ’03) and JACQUELINE WILLIAMS (BFA, Acting, ’87) are in the cast.

An astonishing, deeply moving new drama about family, acceptance, and the power of faith from playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, featuring Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad.

Source: Head of Passes | Center Theatre Group