Ryan Arent

When Ryan Arent got his breakout role in the fourth grade, he knew he wanted to be an actor. His dream was cut short when he didn’t get a part in his high school play. After Arent shifted his work to sets and lighting, he knew he wanted to…

Philip Black

He came in as an undecided major, but deep down, he had this inkling to audition for the upcoming fall musical. The only problem was he had never performed in a single show his entire life. The time had come to stand before the director and…

Bethany Edlund

After a long day of auditioning for numerous theater companies, Bethany Edlund felt exhausted, but excited about the amount of callbacks she received. The Barn Theatre, an equity house in Augusta, Mich., approached Bethany and asked her if…

Abi Allwein

As Wendy lies in her bed, beginning to fall asleep, she hears the window creak. A boy dressed in green tights flies over her head, trying to reconnect with his shadow. He sprinkles fairy dust over her head, and she finds herself flying over…

Josh Scott

The transition from stage to window displays may seem like an unusual one, but for Josh Scott, the same skills apply. Josh, a 2005 graduate, worked as a merchandiser and visual design specialist with Vera Bradley, a leading manufacturer of…

Dan Olson

In Osaka, Japan, Dan Olson is known as the “big green monster.” Universal Studios employed the 2005 Huntington University alumnus as a Frankenstein-esque character, singing, dancing and acting. “Because of all the shows I took on in…

John Warden

An actor couldn’t ask for a meatier role than that of Marine Col. Nathan R. Jessep in A Few Good Men. In the film version, Jack Nicholson created a memorable moment and popular catch phrase with the line “You can’t handle the truth!” So…

Ross Wheeler

It's often said that God works in mysterious ways, and no one knows that better than 1998 Huntington University graduate Ross Wheeler. After graduating from high school, Ross knew what he wanted to do: Study theater. The only problem was…