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Brooke Thomas

Brooke Thomas

Brooke Thomas Ladies and Gentlemen URI Theatre I by Brianna Penta   Today we take a look into the exciting life of a successful URI alumni. Brooke Thomas, a former theatre major with a concentration in acting, graduated in 1987 with a BFA. I was fortunate enough to occupy some of her time to interview […]

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Matt Hobin

Introducing Matt Hobin URI Theatre I by Brianna Penta URI Alumni Matt Hobin “Know how to do everything,” stated a URI alumni. Should we know how to do everything or is that just too much to take on? Matt Hobin, a former Acting and Directing major in the URI Theatre Program begs to differ and […]

Eric Lutes

Eric Lutes

Eric Lutes: Speaking From Experience URI Theatre | By Sergio Suhett     Television fans are likely to recognize Eric Lutes as Del Cassidy on Caroline and the City or Tom Duran on Frasier, or from one of his many guest appearances on such series as Ellen, Mad About You, Ally McBeal, CSI: Miami, and […]

Anthony Luciano

Meet Anthony Luciano

Anthony Luciano, a 2001 graduate with a BFA in Acting and Directing, credits URI Theatre for helping him establish a sense of artistic and self-identity that led him to pursue an interest in Shakespeare, and teach wherever his work takes him.

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Dan DaCunha

Dan DaCunha, who graduated from URI in 2007 with an acting degree, reflects on his time at URI, and to talks about his fascinating experiences working in Hollywood as a movie and television Script Coordinator/Writer.

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Meet the cast of Chicago

URI Theatre’s production of Chicago in Spring 2014 was a big hit. Hear from some of the cast members in this interview video with Anya Fox (Roxie), Julia Bartoletti (Velma), Billy Luce (Mary Sunshine), and Ben Miller (Amos).

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Olivia Khoshatefeh

The August 2013 URI grad has long had a passion for performing—from putting on shows in her family’s basement, where she always furnished the popcorn, to taking on the title role in her high school’s production of Antigone. But it was at URI that she became an actor.

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Jenna Broccolo

Although Jenna Broccolo ’12 loved to act in plays when she was in high school, she didn’t actually know what a stage manager was until she enrolled at the University of Rhode Island. And what a discovery it’s been for her.

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Andrew Burnap

Burnap, a South Kingstown resident and 2013 URI Theatre graduate, was one of 16 students selected from a pool of about 1,300 for the Yale School of Drama, an intensive three-year master’s in fine arts program.

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