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Nick Ortolani '10 uses theater to get laughs

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Theater training translates to other fields. We asked one theater alum, Nick Ortolani, a 2010 graduate who has taken his theater training to a related field, a few questions about his time here at UMass Amherst and the Department of Theater, because we wanted to know how theater has impacted him and his career as a stand-up comedian. 

Plot twist: Alissa Mesibov ‘13 finds her way from theater to fundraising

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Sometimes UMass Theater students drift away from their roots once they’ve graduated. Take Alissa Mesibov, for example: “You look at where I started, studying dramaturgy, being a Shakespeare nerd,...