Theatre Alumni Network

The following is a partial list of Chico State theatre alumni and some of their accomplishments since leaving the department.

A NOTE TO OUR VALUED ALUMNI (including all you shadow majors out there): If you don't see your name here, or if you have updated information to share, would you please e-mail, fax or snail mail us c/o William Johnson, Chair, Department of Theatre Arts, California State University, Chico, California 95929, or contact any other member of the faculty or staff to let us know what you are up to. Feel free to add whatever contact information you would like to share and we will post it here. Our goal is to make this page a means of connection and communication between all of us who have made the PAC our home.

Amanda Detmer — MFA from Tisch School of the Arts (NYU). Actor at Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis and in several feature films and TV miniseries. 2001 – 2002 HFA distinguished alum.

Margot Melcon — Winner of ACTF Region VIII Drama Criticism competition. 2nd place in same the competition at national ACTF at Kennedy Center in Washington . Given scholarship to attend summer critic's workshop at Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center in Connecticut

Michelle Marsh and Tana Miller — 2000 graduates currently employed by Missoula Children's Theatre, on tour doing educational, community–based productions throughout the United States.

Ryan Palmer (1999 Honors graduate) — in his second year of the MFA program in acting at the prestigious Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago.

Jeff Dickenson

Jon Levenson

Gail Munion

Tony Wichowski

Johnny Lancaster

Carrie Stroud

Donna Memmer — a senior wardrobe/costumer at Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Michael Pacciorini — costume shop supervisor at CSU, Long Beach and a Los Angeles-based freelance costume designer specializing in theme park costumes, among other things.

Christine Sanders — currently the costume dyer and painter for the Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast. Her past wardrobe supervisor credits on Broadway include Les Miserables.

Kevin MacLeod — costume designer at Actors Theatre of Louisville and is a published playwright.

Dawn Roth — works for the San Francisco opera house as a stage hand and runs the soft good section for the props dept. She has been elected to study for her journeyman's stage hand card which she is pursuing currently. Additionally she has performed in local theatre and television. Dawn is also a founding member and producer of the Thunderbird Theatre Company of San Francisco.