PENNSBURY DRAMA ALUMNI

NOTE: We are extremely proud of all of our alumni's accomplishments. Realizing that it's hard to keep up with everyone, and also to keep this site current, please feel free to send any additions/updates to us for inclusion at pdpphs@gmail.com. We'd love to hear from you!

CLASS OF 2010

Megan Fulmer

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​
  • B.F.A Musical Theater from Montclair State University
  • Dancer, Actor, Singer, Model based in NYC
  • Straight Outta Oz (first tour) starring Todrick Hall (2016)
  • The Female Swing in national tour of Shrek the Musical (2012)
  • Ensemble of The Bodyguard Musical Papermill Playhouse/First National Tour starring Deborah Cox (2016-2018)

Dara Orland

  • ​Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • NYU Tisch: School of the Arts ; Drama Major, Psychology Minor (2014)
  • Dancer, Actor, Singer in NYC
  • Choreographer with Off-Broadway and International credits
  • Performed in multiple cabarets and reading of New Musicals

CLASS OF 2009

Kory Geller

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​
  • NYU Tisch: School of the Arts; Dance Major
  • Choreographer in NYC

CLASS OF 2008

Max Cove

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Northwestern University
  • Acting in Philadelphia

Patrick McTamany

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​

CLASS OF 2007

Katie Grubb

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830

Ryan Nunn

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Northwestern University
  • Episode of The Big C
  • Film
  • Chicago Theater

CLASS OF 2006

Kirk Kelly

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​
  • Production Company

Matt South

Troupe 830 Alumni - Class of 2006
  • Thespian Troupe 830 Board Member 2003/2004 (Induction Chair)
  • Teaches Music at Charles Boehm
  • Directs PHS Musical & Boehm Musical
  • Teaches private lessons in Lower Bucks

Siri Nelson

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​​

Chelsea Viacava

  • Winner of Pennsbury's Got Talent
  • Singer, Songwriter Pop and Rock

CLASS OF 2005

Colin Aarons

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​
  • Swarthmore, 2009
  • Washington in We the People (Theatreworks, 2011)

Maggie Langtry

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​
  • Gettysburg
  • New York TV Production
  • In LA for 2.5 Years

Whit Leyenburger

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​
  • NYU Tisch: School of the Arts (2009)
  • Royal Academy of London (2012)
  • Plays Richard III in Shakespeare's Richard III at the Adirondack Theater
  • Recently performed in Shakespeare in the Park
  • Directed the Bohemians Numerous Plays

Lisa Weiner Mindelle

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​
  • Cincinnati College Conservatory
  • Part of the National Cast of In Ragtime (Nebraska)
  • Avenue Q, Rainbow Valley

Tim Popp

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​
  • Muhlenberg College
  • Dancer, Actor, Choreographer, Instructor, Director
  • Wolf PAC Children's Theater in Narberth, PA
  • Butterfly Project

CLASS OF 2004

Christy Altomare

Troupe 830 Alumni - Class of 2004
  • Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (2008)
  • Actor, Singer, Dancer, and Songwriter
  • Jerusha Abbott in Daddy Long Legs (2011)
  • Daughter Sophie Sheridan, Daughter in Mamma Mia! (2012, Broadway)
  • Toured as Wendla in Spring Awakening
  • Episode of The Big C
  • 3 Independent CDs
  • Anastasia (2016-2019) Broadway

Matt Katz

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830

Kristin Kauffman

  • Founder Newtown Student Theater Festival 2011, 2012
  • Artistic Director Buck County Playhouse Student Theater Festival 2013, 2014
  • Performer at Pennsylvania Renaissance Festival 2010, 2011
  • Performer at Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival 2012
  • Founder Hickory Dickory Dark Productions murder mystery company

Lara Kitain

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Thespian State Board member (2003, 2004)
  • International Thespian Society Officer At Large (2004)

Bob Lenzi

Troupe 830 Alumni - Class of 2004
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Seabee in South Pacific on Broadway
  • Dogs of War (2012)
  • Tuck Everlasting on Broadway (2016)
  • 8 Films

Alex Mandell

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830​

McGair Valois

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Lycoming College 2008 (Kennedy Center ACTF Acting Merit Award)
  • Improviser, Comedian, Writer in Philadelphia
  • Company Member, Philly Improv Theater
  • Performer at UCB Del Close Marathon 2014, 2015, 2016

CLASS OF 2003

Sara Accardi

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Arcadia University (2007)
  • Development Manager at Bristol Theatre for 5 years
  • Currently, Individual Giving and Events Manager at Theatre Development Fund in NYC
  • Also a 16 year volunteer with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
  • Teaches Musical Theatre to Westminster Choir College's Summer Intensive Program.

Damien Bucci

  • Student of Mary Kay Everett
  • Teaching English and Theater in Florida

Jordan Cohen

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Northwestern University
  • Law School, now an Entertainment Lawyer
  • Currently enrolled at NYU for a doctorate in theater

Asher Roth

Zach Woods

Troupe 830 Alumni - Class of 2003
  • Student of Mary Kay Everett
  • NYU
  • Comedia, Actor, Writer, Teacher, Films, Theater, TV, Commercials
  • Plays Gabe Lewis in The Office (2010-2013)

CLASS OF 2002

Marla Weiner Mindelle

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Marlamindelle.com
  • Cincinnati College Conservatory
  • Ensemble in South Pacific (Broadway)
  • Sister Mary Robert in Sister Act (Broadway)
  • Step Sister, Gabrielle, in Cinderella (Broadway)
  • Putnam County Spelling Bee, and the Kitty in the Drowsy Chaperone (National Tour)
  • Runner-up in FOX TV Comedy Writing Contest (2007)
  • Musical Miniseries, The Devil's Bitch
  • Along with her sister Lisa, Marla releases a new comic sketch every Tuesday at CUNextTuesdays.com

Andrew Owens

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • Opera Tenor
  • Currently in Germany 2012

CLASS OF 2001

Jason Conrad

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Muhlenberg
  • Lighting, Piano, Singing
  • Currently a special effects technician on Disney Cruise Lines
  • Numerous Lighting and Special Effects Venues

Dan Gordon

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830

Tim Gross

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Muhlenberg College

Avi (Avram) Wisnia

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Singer, Songwriter, Piano, Acoustic Brazilian bossa nova, soul, and jazz.
  • aviwisnia.com
  • Debut Album, Something New (2012)

CLASS OF 2000

Kim Onasch

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Attended Pennsbury and home-schooled
  • Played Jennifer Munson in As the World Turns from 1999-2002
  • Regional Theater

CLASS OF 1999

Nathan Swanson

  • Teaches Music

CLASS OF 1998

Ilyna (Loni) Becker

  • NYU Tisch: School of the Arts
  • Actor
  • Off Broadway
  • Commercials (plays the Orange Exclamation in Big Lots Ads)

Dan Mahoney

  • Comic Actor in Chicago

Jared Mass

  • Penn State
  • VP of Development at MGM's Production Headquarters in LA

Joy Pearson

  • Point Park College of the Performing Arts
  • Dancer, Singer, Actor
  • Toured with Broadway's Crazy for You
  • Film, TV, Theater, Albums, Cruise Ships
  • Moved to LA

CLASS OF 1997

Mark Keller

  • University of Penn
  • Publicity Writer for PA Ballet

CLASS OF 1996

Leah Swanson Fitzpatrick

  • Teaches English and Drama

CLASS OF 1995

David Baronoff

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Lawyer, Actor, and Manager in LA
  • Involved with the Orchestra Tour of Star Trek
  • Producer at Bad Robot
  • Involved with production of Cloverfield, What About Brian, and Lost

CLASS OF 1993

Erin Cottrell

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Film, Theater, and TV Role in All My Children
  • ​Played Caroline Ingalls in the 2005 miniseries, Little House on the Prairie
  • Played Misse Davis in five of eight Love's Long Journey Series
  • Won 2 Camies and 1 Tennie

CLASS OF 1992

Mathew Singer - 1992

  • Ithaca College
  • Opera, Met Chorus and La Boehme Opera

CLASS OF 1991

Roxanne Dundish

  • Actor
  • Annie on Broadway
  • Liza Minnelli's Stepping Out

Heath Hurwitz

  • NYU Tisch: School of the Arts
  • Big Apple Circus

Kristine Passentino

  • Bloomington, Indiana
  • Opera and Theater
  • Worked at McCarter Theatre

Jennifer Riker

  • Actor in Theater and Televison
  • Credits for NCIS, Madmen, and Touch

CLASS OF 1990

Jen Mazzucca

  • Pittsburgh
  • Teaches Drama and English in Baldwin Middle School, Philadelphia PA.

CLASS OF 1986

Lou Markert

  • Cornell, 1997
  • University of Minnesota
  • McCarter Theater in Minneapolis

CLASS OF 1980

Ed Hovick

  • Student of Dr. John Roche
  • Head of Math Department at Michigan
  • Called several years ago about how beneficial high school drama had been.

CLASS OF 1975

Robb Curtis Brown

Troupe 830 Alumni - Class of 1975
  • Yale College and The Yale School of Drama
  • Accomplished Film, Television, and Stage Actor
  • Accomplished on Broadway and Off Broadway
  • Has appeared in over 75 television series, including recent roles on NCIS, Shark, Castle, The Game, and Big Love. He can also be seen as Dan the Weatherman in the Showtime series, Look.
  • Created the part of Vance Evans, Sharpay and Ryan’s Dad, in High School Musical 2, and reprised the role in the feature High School Musical 3 and Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure. Other TV movies include Pandemic, The Christmas Box, Citizen Jane, Healing Hands, and Backyard Wedding for the Hallmark Channel
  • Movies include, It’s Complicated, Trading Places , The Men Who Stare At Goats, Dreamgirls, Spiderman 3, Bruce Almighty, Red Dragon, Catch Me If You Can, After The Sunset, Guess Who, and the recently completed My Mother’s Curse with Barbara Streisand and Seth Rogan.
  • Spent 8 years on Broadway and Off Broadway. In David Hare's Plenty, which moved to Broadway's Plymouth Theatre for a sold out run. As Octavius in Julius Caesar at the Newman Theatre for The New York Shakespeare Festival alongside Al Pacino and Martin Sheen, as Bassianus in Titus Andronicus at the Delacorte Theatre in Central and in Hyde in Hollywood at the American Place Theatre for Playwrights Horizons, a production that was subsequently filmed for PBS.
  • Inducted into Pennsbury Theater Alumni Hall of Fame in 2012

CLASS OF 1974

Richard Kind

Troupe 830 Alumni - Class of 1974
  • Attended PHS Drama Summer Camp
  • Studied under Dr. John Roche for 6 Years
  • Over 190 Credits in both TV and Film
  • Plays Max Klein, the agent who sells script used by actors going to Iran in Argo (2012)
  • Regular in sitcoms including Spin City from 1996-2002

CLASS OF 1973

Marc Chamlin

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Student of Dr. John Roche
  • Entertainment Lawyer

CLASS OF 1970

Paul Schlicher

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Dr. John Roche says he is a great actor but could not continue
  • Lives locally, works in computers and might do workshops

CLASS OF 1969

David Friedman

  • Charter Thespian Member
  • Student of Dr. John Roche
  • Lawyer
  • Deceased

Debbie Pearl

  • Member of Thespian Troupe 830
  • Student of Dr. John Roche
  • www.DeborahPearl.com
  • Singer, screen writer
  • Writer for Designing Women