Hayley King graduated from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music with a BFA in Costume Design and Technology. Recently, Hayley has been working with IATSE Local 864 in Cincinnati, Ohio on various touring productions such as Disney's The Lion King, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, and Unbreakable: Janet Jackson. In the summer of 2015 Hayley worked as the Assistant Wardobe Supervisor at Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick, Maine. Some of Hayley's favorite credits from CCM include 110 in the Shade (Co-Costume Designer), Legally Blonde (Assistant Costume Designer/Wardrobe Supervisor), and Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel (Assistant Costume Designer/Wardrobe Supervisor). www.hayleysking.com
Brittany Liu graduated from the College of William and Mary with a degree in Marketing and Film and Media Studies. She currently lives in New York City. Check out her short film about her work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
In 2016, Beth graduated cum laude from Kenynon College with a degree in Drama. She now lives in LA, working for Jim Henson Productions and pursuing her dream to write for children's television. At AHS, she participated in 14 shows, including as Martha in "Secret Garden" and Smitty in "How to Succeed in Business..." She also wrote and performed in the 2012 mainstage play "Robin Hood: A Monk's Tale." Her play "Shelf Life" won the 2012 Thespian Playworks competition, and has been published by Samuel French.
Brandon is studying computer science and theatre at Northern Kentucky University, as part of the class of 2016. I hope to have a career in computer science while working on musicals, plays and films on the side. I did running crew and film crew and paint crew as well as a little bit of acting while at Anderson and I plan to carry all the skills/talents I learned/discovered with me as I live my life!
Emily Ellis ('11) was a Theatre major at Bellarmine University until she transferred to Columbia College Chicago where she currently is a Television Major with a concentration in Writing and Producing. She has written two films for the T.O.A.S.T. High School Summer Film Camp titled "Hardcore" and "Summer High", as well as co-directed "Summer High" with fellow AHS alum Jared Hudson. Emily plans to write sitcoms and make the world a funnier place.
Audrey Platt graduated in the spring of 2015 from the College of Wooster, after 4 years of studying English, Theatre, and Education. During the 2015-2016 Season, she worked as Assistant Director right here at AHS, and was thrilled to return to the very theater which fostered her creativity, confidence, and passion for the arts. While she was a student at Anderson, Audrey assistant directed, acted, designed, and had a great time doing all of it! She now lives and works in Columbus, OH.
Jeff Heimbrock is currently touring with the 1st National Tour of The Book of Mormon. Previously, Jeff was featured in the national tour of Disney's Newsies as well as The Book of Mormon on Broadway. After graduating high school, he attended Pace University in New York City where he was a Musical Theatre major. Jeff's favorite AHS memories include: Hello, Dolly!, Blood Brothers, The Cherry Orchard, and playing Lady Gaga.
Airman First Class Alix Rosa, Contracting Specialist for the Unites States Air Force. Graduated basic military training at Lackland AFB 2 March 2012, and graduated her technical training 9 May 2012. Currently stationed at Cannon AFB in Clovis, New Mexico. Currently working on completing her on the job training and education training for her job. Alix plans to enroll in College classes while at Cannon to achieve a degree and upgrade in her level of training.
Bailey Rankin graduated from Belmont university in Nashville TN. In her time at AHS she performed in every musical and tore it up on the Titus stage!
Justin graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. As a Radio/TV/Film major, Justin learned the craft and art of Film as well as the aspects of the Television Industry. While in high school, Justin participated in 14 Anderson Theatre productions in which he filled a wide array of positions and was the 09-10 Drama Club President.
Sam (AHS 2010) graduated from Otterbein University in May of 2014 with a BFA in Acting. While at Otterbein Sam appeared in 10 mainstage plays and musicals, a handful of classroom workshops and directed a one-act original play. Favorite credits include "Spring Awakening" "After the Fall" "Boeing Boeing" "The 39 Steps" and "Speed the Plow." Sam recently spent six months in New York City working for NBC Television as a casting intern, working on such projects as "Odessey," "Marry Me," "Bad Judge," and "State of Affairs." Currently living and working in Cincinnati, Sam recently performed at the Know Theatre of Cincinnati playing Ishmael in "Moby Dick".
Meg graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Animal Science Pre-Vet. At UK, Meg was highly involved in her sorority, Kappa Delta, and served as the Panhellenic Delegate for two full terms. In the future Meg plans to attend Graduate school and further explore what the Veterinary field has to offer her.
Courtney Kristen Liu completed her training at the San Francisco Ballet School (merit scholarship) and the Otto M. Budig Academy of the Cincinnati Ballet. While training Courtney had the honor to perform in the American premiere of John Neumeier's Yondering at the San Francisco Ballet 75th Anniversary Gala. During this time, Courtney also performed corps de ballet roles with the Cincinnati Ballet and was featured in the Jacob’s Pillow Opening Night Gala in works by Victor Plotnikov and Stephen Mills. Courtney recently worked with Lynne Taylor-Corbett on the musical Swing! and with Travis Payne & Stacy Walker for Legends in Concert. Upon returning to New York she joined the Peridance Contemporary Dance Company and became a Vacation Swing for Queen of the Night. Other favorite credits include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Busch Gardens. Courtney has taught ballet nationally and internationally for the past eight years and was recently sponsored by Bill and Melinda Gates to teach in her grandfather’s hometown in Zhuhai, China. Courtney holsds a B.A. with degrees in Psychology and Business from Duke University and is an RYT-200 Certified Yoga Instructor.
Since graduating in 2009, Alex has spent his time studying choral music education at the UC College-Conservatory of Music. There he has become involved in organizations such as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the Ohio Collegiate Music Educators Association. Alex recently traveled to New York to sing with composer Eric Whitacre in a concert at Carnegie Hall. Back home, Alex is a staff accompanist for the Cincinnati Children's Choir and continues to play piano around Cincinnati. He is also the director of camps (including a stage camp!) at Coney Island. http://www.alex-gartner.com
Abby graduated from the University of Kentucky. She was a performing intern at the Cortland Repertory Theatre in Cortland, New York, where she played in Grease (Jan) Cats (Sillabub) and also Aladdin (Princess), the children’s show. In the fall she will be playing in Les Liasions Dangereuses as Marquise de Merteuil. Past U.K. productions include, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie Dillmount), August: Osage County (Karen Weston), Romeo and Juliet (Capulet), The Seagull (Irina Arkadina), and A Doll’s House (Mrs.Linde). In the summer of 2011 she worked at the Showboat Majestic in Cincinnati doing 42nd Street (Peggy Sawyer).
Dan graduated from Marietta College studying Advertising and Public Relations with minors in Marketing and Leadership. At Marietta Dan was a resident assistant(RA) and a peer mentor for a freshman course as well as being involved in Delta Upsilon Fraternity and Marietta track and field team. In the future Dan plans to attend graduate school for Advertising.
Jennifer Rose Abraham
Jennifer is an Actor / Singer / Filmmaker that lives in Los Angeles, California. She is an award winning producer for the short film My Center Will Not Hold. Jenny is a part of an online sketch group called Dirty Cues Productions and has been in a dozen or so short films, web series, a few indie features during her first two years on the west coast.
Some theatre credits post AHS include: Penny Pingleton in Hairspray!, Christmas Eve in Avenue Q, the Female Swing in The Angelina Project, Theodosia Burr in Affair of Honour and Arlie in Getting Out at the 30th Annual William Inge Festival. Previously, Miss Jenny was the Pre-School Teacher at the Oklahoma Children's Theatre, stage managed a handful of shows, including Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead! and was a PA during the tech of Billy Elliot: the Musical second national tour. "Act as if it is impossible to fail."
Natalie graduated from the University of Kentucky studying vocal performance. She was music chair of her sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta and enjoyed being involved around campus and going to UK basketball games. She was in "La Bohome" performed by University of Kentucky's Opera Theater program. She currently sings in two choirs, plays intramural tennis in the fall, and plays in a folk acoustic band with some of her friends on the side. She plans to study abroad in Salzburg, Austria this spring and see where her opportunities take her.
Linnea Bond '07 graduated from Washington and Lee University cum laude with a degree in Sociology. As an acting intern at Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, she made her professional debut in Around the World in 80 Days and will have her film debut as the Drake Hostess in Carol. She has trained at American Conservatory Theater's summer intensive and with Marc Weinblatt in Theater of the Oppressed. Favorite past credits include Crumble (Mother), Much Ado About Nothing (Hero), and Scarcity (Ellen Roberts). She also teaches Theater of the Oppressed.
Becky was proud to be a crewbie for 9 shows and Anderson. She also helped build a lot of the sets - like the crazy rotating stage for Noises Off! She continues to use the skills and love of stagecraft I learned from working the drama dads in my work study job, being a carpenter and technician creating the sets in the drama department at Ohio Wesleyan where I'm now a senior. I love my job! And I owe it to AHS Drama. I stand by what I always said - everyone should be on crew once.
After graduating from Anderson, Caralyn Collar studied communication at Colorado State University, where she was the president of her sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha. From there, she made the big move to Manhattan, where she studied at The Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute. She's been in NYC for over 3 years, gaining experience as a working actor. She's been in a number of commercials, theatrical shows, and independent films. In her spare time, she is the owner of a popular food blog, www.glutenfreehappytummy.com, and has recently published a cookbook helping people improve their health through diet. She loves Anderson drama and owes her love of the arts to the amazing AHS directors: Mr. Skiles, Mr. Wesp, and Mr. Grooms.
Miriam Henkel-Moellmann graduated Anderson High School in 2007 and received her BFA in Musical Theatre from Kent State University. Now living in New York City, she spent her summer at Jenny Wiley Theatre as Laurey Williams in Oklahoma! and Elsa Schraeder in The Sound of Music. Miriam may be seen in Martin Scorsese's film The Wolf of Wallstreet. Favorite Anderson roles include Eulalie Mackeknie Shinn (The Music Man, 2007), Margaret (Much Ado About Nothing), and Mary Warren (The Crucible, 2007) for which she received a Cappie nomination for best supporting actress. Visit www.Miriamh-m.blogspot.com to see upcoming work. Break a leg Redskins!
Emily (AHS graduate '07) received her Bachelor's degree from Kent State University (KSU) in photojournalism in 2011 and her Masters (also from KSU) in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel in 2013. She is currently living in New Orleans with her dog Buddy and working as a First-Year Academic Advisor at the University of New Orleans. In her free time, she enjoys exploring her new and exciting city and traveling whenever possible (most recently to India!). For more updates, visit www.emilyhorne.net.
Ian Bond, since moving to Seattle in 2013, has performed with Sound Theatre Company (Holiday of Errors), Book-it Repertory (Frankenstein), Taproot Theatre Company (Diana of Dobson’s) and eSe Teatro (Don Quixote and Sancho Panza: Homeless in Seattle). Ian spent the previous three years as a Resident Ensemble Member of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Favorite roles at CSC include Romeo, Mr. Darcy, Hamlet (tour), Willoughby (Sense and Sensibility), Banquo (Macbeth), and Al Joad (The Grapes of Wrath). He has also performed with Cincinnati Opera (Porgy and Bess), Know Theatre of Cincinnati (When the Rain Stops Falling), Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte (Little Dog Laughed) and co-directed Romeo and Juliet, with his wife, for Anderson High School.
Andrew is currently living in Indianapolis and going to school for Accounting and Finance at IUPUI (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis). He is a manager for AMC Theatres, where he has been employed the past five years.
In March 2009, Bryan graduated from Northwestern University and moved to New York City with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Business Institutions. He's currently working full time as a graphic and web designer at Art Meets Commerce, a Broadway marketing firm with clients that include Fela!, A Little Night Music, Promises, Promises, Lombardi, Time Stands Still, How to Succeed..., and The Merchant of Venice. He has also designed posters and publicity materials for over 50 productions and, since moving to New York, has worked on productions at The Kennedy Center, Cherry Lane Theatre, The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and the New York Fringe Festival. http://www.allbybryan.com
Megan is currently a middle school English teacher, here in Cincinnati, at the Summit Academy. She is also a seasonal character performer at Walt Disney World, a job she wouldn't trade for all the tea in China. Recently, she was in the Footlighters' Inc production of The Wedding Singer, a wonderful experience that reminded her how much she loved being on stage. In her free time, when she's not in a show, or at the happiest place on earth, she can be found swing dancing or singing with her husband's band.
Mark graduated from the University of Maryland in 2007 with a degree in Government and Politics, and have been living and working in Washington, DC as a writer and researcher on economic and education policy.
After graduating from New York University in 2004, Shannon started working in the publishing industry. She is now a Senior Publicist with Viking (a division under Penguin Group), where she put together book tours and set up reviews and interviews for our authors. Some of the authors she has worked with include Kim Edwards, John le Carré, Sherrilyn Kenyon, and Scott Schuman (The Sartorialist). Shannon lives in Brooklyn, and she is coming up on 10 years living in New York.