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Alumni Highlights

  • Lindsay Hurtt shares her "heART" through Global ARTery

Having experienced first hand the trans-formative and expressive power of art working with orphans, the homeless population, severely, emotionally disturbed adolescents and other individuals, Lindsay Hurtt, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Registered Art Therapist (ATR), started Global ARTery to make a difference through the use of creativity while expanding this approach on a global scale.

Lindsay Hurtt is a recent graduate of LMU and has traveled to Africa, Haiti and the Phillippines, creating an expressive environment surrounding art therapy workshops.  Global ARTery intends on uniting people from around the globe using the language of the heART through the use of art-based projects or “ARTeries”  as they like to call them. It is through these projects that Global ARTery hopes to spread the the power of creativity to heal and initiate a larger, global dialogue that generates greater awareness internally and externally.

Please visit her website for more information

 

  • Chris Sullivan '02 - Tackles Role as Football Player on Broadway

This theater arts major landed a role in “Lombardi,” a new play on Broadway about Vince Lombardi, the legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers.  Sullivan was cast as Jim Taylor, a fullback for the Packers. Sullivan credits Diane Benedict, professor of theatre arts, and Ron Marasco, professor of theatre arts, with providing him a solid foundation as an actor and for teaching him to develop a love for theater.

For the full story, please click here.

 

  • Devin Kasper '11 builds on his success as a design and technical director for theatre productions

After graduation, Devin Kasper (’11) worked with the Ghost Road Theater Company doing technical theater and helping devise a new work, the currently running The Bargain and the Butterfly. After much deliberation, he decided to move to San Francisco and automatically worked as Assistant Technical Director with FOOLSfury theater company on their new work, "Port Out Starboard Home," written by Sheila Callaghan. After a run at Z Space in San Francisco, Devin went with the company to New York City to re-stage the play in the La Mama Theater. At the same time he set designed Closer at The Exit Theater in San Francisco for Rabbit Hole Productions Theater Company.

Upon finishing these projects, Devin was hired as Technical Director/ Master Carpenter at The New Conservatory Theater Center in San Francisco. In the short time he has been with the company he has built productions for The Lisbon Traviata, The Bus, and Dear Harvey, which he also set designed. He also has built shows of children's theater as well such as Get Real and Cootie Shots.

He is next working on the shows Birds of a Feather and The Divine Sister. He feels pretty happy with where he has landed. He has business cards.   Please visit Theatre Arts Alumni website at: http://cfa.lmu.edu/programs/theatre arts/alumni/

 

 

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