Meet Our Students
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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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