CLASSICAL ACTING ALUMNI STORIES

 

 

Dawn Ursula

             Dawn Ursula, Class of 2007. 

Dawn Ursula has been featured on HBO’s critically acclaimed series The Wire and VEEP, while also working steadily onstage since her graduation.  She is a founding member of Galvanize DC and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Everyman Theatre in Baltimore.

She has been seen at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (company member), Arena Stage, Olney Theatre Center, Round House Theatre, Studio Theatre, TheatreJ and African Continuum Theatre.

Dawn has been nominated for 6 Helen Hayes Awards and was the recipient for her performance in Queens Girl in the World (2016) and The Convert (2015).


She is currently appearing in Lynn Nottage’s Sweat at Everyman Theatre Company. 

 

Kimberly Gilbert

Kimberly Gilbert, Class of 2011.

Kimberly Gilbert has worked steadily in the DC area and around the country.  She is a founding member of Taffety Punk Theatre Company, along with ACA alumni Marcus Kyd and Esther Williamson.

Kimberly has appeared at theaters including Folger Shakespeare Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, Studio Theatre, Round House Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (company member), Mosaic, Olney Theatre Center and TheatreJ.

She has been nominated for 4 Helen Hayes Awards, and won for  her performance as Marie Antoinette in Woolly Mammoth’s Marie Antionette (2015). 

 

Tymberlee Hill

Tymberlee Hill, Class of 2003.

Tymberlee Hill has been featured on Grey’s Anatomy, Comedy Central’s Drunk History, Hulu’s The Hotwives of Las Vegas, NBC’s Search Party, and Broad City, as well as the film Due Date with Robert Downey Jr.  She has also performed with the Upright Citizen’s Brigade.

Her most recent project, the film I Mom So Hard, is set to be released early next year. 
 

 

Sascha Scott

Lisa Brescia, Class of 2014.

Lisa Brescia has had a long career on and off Broadway and in regional/touring musical theatre. She appeared as Donna Sheridan in Mamma Mia! on Broadway, and is currently performing as Heidi Hansen in Dear Even Hansen on Broadway.
 

 

Sarah Burns

Kim Martin-Cotten, Class of 2001.

Kim Martin-Cotten has performed all over the country in major regional theatres and on Broadway, including Actors Theatre of Louisville, Millwaukee Shakespeare Company, The Goodman, Shakespeare Theatre Company, The Public Theatre, The Pearl Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, The Old Globe, Manhattan Theatre Club and Mint Theatre Company.

She was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her performance in A Moon for the Misbegotten at The Pearl Theatre Company.


She appeared most recently in Lillian Hellman’s Days to Come at The Becket Theatre at Theatre Row.