Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight

Orlando Pabotoy

Molly Yeh

Alum Orlando Pabotoy returns to Juilliard to direct Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle—and reflect on how acting can help...more
Michael Klotz

Marcus Ryan Pyle

Violin and viola alum Michael Klotz is what many Juilliard students aspire to be: a working musician. more
Elliot Levioff

Doug Bierend

After 40 years as an educator and conductor, alum Elliot Levioff formed the Seniors Orchestral Society of New York.more
Danielle Brooks

Yassmeen Abdulhamid

Danielle Brooks is a fan of the misfit, making the role of Taystee in Netfix’s "Orange Is the...more
LineC3

Molly Yeh

Percussion ensemble LineC3’s mission: “to play with an uncompromising standard of performance and a rigorous emphasis on fun.”more
Austin McCormick

Susan Jackson

Austin McCormick is ready for the next chapter for his Baroque-based, modern-infused, burlesque-tinged, hurricane-damaged dance company’s home. more
The Borther Baliett

Molly Yeh

Identical twins Brad and Doug Balliett have more in common than genes and their trademark round thick-rimmed eyeglasses...more
Christina Conroy

Susan Jackson

Christina Britton Conroy (Pre-College ’67) didn’t plan to be an entrepreneur. “I just set out to make a...more
Still from "My Name is Talky Tina and I’m Going To Kill You: A String of Excited, Fugitive, Miscellaneous Pleasures."

Ingrid Kapteyn

"When you know in your heart and in your head that you own something of yourself and that...more
Michael Stuhlbarg

Molly Yeh

Drama Alum Michael Stuhlbarg was the guest of honor at the first installment of this year;s Lunch With...more

Susan Jackson

Alumnus Stephen Belber’s "McReele"—to be performed by the fourth-year drama students—explores notions of credibility in politics...more

Rachel Zaydak

“What is it in music, dance, or acting that carries you through time?” That is Zara Lawler’s burning...more

Molly Yeh

“Stop making milkshakes and practice milkshakes,” an imaginary Frank Morelli whispered as his former student Doug Quint was...more

Susan Jackson

How did horn player Eli Hollander become a Baroque recorder-playing professor and a producer, director, and screenwriter?more

ToniMarie Marchioni

Anne Fitzgibbon’s Harmony Program provides music lessons and experiences to disadvantaged New York City children. more

Susan Jackson

Most students arrive at Juilliard raring to go. But Nathan Louis Jackson was exhausted.more

Susan Jackson

John Mace and Richard Adrian Dorr met at Juilliard 65 years ago—but considered themselves unlikely poster boys for...more

Susan Jackson

Robert DeCormier’s résumé (conducting, arranging, performing) is studded with a who’s-who of the folk music movement.more

Cory Robertson

A series of musical cooking videos have alumna Sarah Levine Simon singing about everything from sausage to strudel.more
Melanie and Dimitri Coats

Susan Jackson

Heavy metal rockers Melanie Campbell Coats and Dimitri Coats have come a long way since their conservatory days. more

Michael Curran-Dorsano

Since studying composition at Juilliard, Michael Smolanoff (B.M. ’65, M.M. ’66) has taught, worked in publishing, run a...more
Sean Carpenter

Tony Song

A Pre-College alum combined his business expertise with his music knowledge to establish Sean A. Carpenter Fine Violins.more

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