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Our Alumni
David Thopson

Principal Dresser, Pippin on BroadwayPrincipal Dresser,  La Cage aux Folles, 1st National Tour,
Wardrobe Director, Cirque Dreams,
 Dresser ,  Priscilla Queen of the Desert on Broadway Costume Director, Paramount Kings Dominion

Education       
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University        M.F.A. Theatre Design and Technology
University of South Alabama                                      B.F.A. Theatre Design & Technology

Drew Johnson Drew is a Chicago based actor working primarily in theatre. After completing his studies at USA, Drew went directly to the University of Arkansas, where he graduated with an MFA in Acting in 2011. Since completing his MFA, he has worked in Chicago (Oak Park Festival Theatre, Promethean Theatre Ensemble, Wakadoo Productions) and regionally (Theater at Monmouth, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, TheatreSquared.
Jamie Englehart “I am a member of the Theatrical Wardrobe Union, Local 764, and am currently a dresser on Peter and the Starcatcher on Broadway. Since moving to NYC almost 2 years ago I have worked as a dresser, stitcher, and day-worker (laundry, maintenance, etc) on several Broadway productions. (Evita, The Normal Heart, The Scottsboro Boys, Chinglish)

In between shows, I work as a stitcher at some of the costume shops in the city including Parsons-Meares. I have worked on costumes for shows such as Phantom of the Opera, Book of Mormon, Spider Man, Lion King, Wicked, How to Succeed..., and many others. Before moving to New York I was the Wardrobe Supervisor at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, a regional theatre in Little Rock, AR.
Sofia Golfos Crowell I'm currently the Box Office Manager at Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach, FL. Palm Beach Dramaworks is a professional not-for-profit theatre company with a mission to “engage and entertain audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual.” I live in South Florida with my husband Richard and my son Theo.

Work History
Box Office Manager, Palm Beach Dramaworks, August 2011-Present
Systems Manager, Florida Stage, October 2008-June 2011
Box Office Supervisor, Florida Stage, May 1999-September 2008
Intern, USA Saenger Theatre, June 1998 to April 1999
 
Sara Butler Argiro
Sara Argiro is a 2002 graduate of Theatre USA. Immediately after graduation, Sara worked as a dresser for the Biloxi Grand Theatre. She dressed several professional tours including CATS, The Sound of Music, Starlight Express, and Fiddler on the Roof. Sara received a Master of Arts in English along with secondary teacher certification from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2009. She served as the Theatre Performance Director at Lee Magnet High School in Huntsville, Alabama from 2010-2011. Currently, she teaches Theatre Appreciation, Theatre Performance and English at Plainview High School in Rainsville, Alabama. S'arge, as she's lovingly called by her students, directs approximately three shows every school year and is actively involved in bringing theatre to the community by conducting youth workshops and directing/acting for community productions. "I believe in the importance in furthering the Arts in public education as well as within the community. The Arts take us on a journey to discover humanity in all it's glory and weakness. Through this journey, we uncover our own inner greatness. Thank you,Theatre USA, for fostering and enabling my own personal journey."