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Recent UGA Theatre & Film Studies Alumni News


Recent UGA Theatre & Film Studies alumni (and even one current student) are making a scene in the Atlanta theatre community. 

Actor's Express

The Go-Go's-based musical Head Over Heals boasts three UGA Theatre alums in its cast: Abby Holland (BA '15), Brandy Sexton (BA '18), Taylor Bahin (BA '18). Head Over Heals closes on August 25 but there are still tickets available at Actor's Express has hosted Bahin and Sexton, along with Ashleigh Randolph and Jessica Browder, as part of its intern cast for the last year. 

Skintight, a new comedy opening in September, features Drama Dawg Jake Berne (BA '18) in its cast. For more information on this production, see

Aurora Theatre

Aurora Theatre is already significant for UGA Theatre & Film Studies because of UGA alum Anthony Rodriguez, its co-artistic director. But a current production of John Caird and Stephen Schwartz's Children of Eden also features the talents of 2018 graduate Briana Young. For more information, visit here:

Essential Theatre

Actor's Express Intern Taylor Bahin is also cast in Essential Theatre's production of Ben Thorpe's Baby Shower for the Antichrist, closing on August 25. More information here:

Synchronicity Theatre

In addition to their 2019-2020 season, Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta provides opportunities for emerging voices in the theatrical community with its Stripped Bare Incubator series. On Nov. 13, current UGA Theatre & Film Studies student Abraham Johnson's play What the Woolf Wore will be featured, directed by alumni Jessica Browder. More information on Synchronicity's Stripped Bare series here:

Film Studies

Jianne JusticJianna Justice (Film Studies BA '18) has been working with renowned indie-film distributor A24 as a Creative Brand Coordinator and recently visited Athens for A24's Public Access series screening of The Spectacular Now (2013).

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