Alumni - Department of Theatre and Dance

Meet Our Department Graduates

  • Liberty Dolence-
    Liberty Dolence ’22 Serena in Stumptown Stages’ Legally Blonde

    Liberty Dolence is a May 2022 graduate with a BA in Dance and a BA in Theatre. She will be teaching Contemporary and Hip-hop for Van de Verre Productions, lead teacher for Northwest Children’s Theater and choreographing / directing a production of Lion King Jr. for Hazelbrook Middle School.

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  • Julia Mary Register-
    Julia Mary Register ’22 Copywriter and Contributor for Dance Magazine, Dance Teacher, and Pointe; Cavod Performing Arts

    Julia Mary Register is a May 2022 Messiah graduate with a BA in Dance. Julia danced with Open Sky Arts Collective in Houston, taught classes in Texas and Pennsylvania, and performed with EncounteredHeart Ministries.

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  • Ryan Wong-
    Ryan Wong ’21 'In the Heights' with Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    Two National Tours, Performing Professionally with Regional Theaters, Choreographing, Teaching

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  • James Lim-
    James Lim ’20 Royal Academy of Music

    James Lim is a May 2020 BFA graduate in Musical Theatre. He is currently in London completing his Masters in Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music.

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  • Craig Terrell, Jr-
    Craig Terrell, Jr ’18 Sang the National Anthem multiple times for the Nationals in Washington DC

    Craig Terrell, Jr is a December 2018 Messiah graduate with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Craig just joined the cast of Parade at Seacoast Repertory Theatre in New Hampshire.

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  • Janae Palmer-
    Janae Palmer ’16 Photo Double for Natalie Portman

    Janae Palmer is a May 2016 Messiah graduate with a BA in Dance and BA in Theatre. Janae has been working non-stop since she graduated - dance, film, tv, print, billboards, and national commercials.

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  • Brian Carson-
    Brian Carson ’03 Wildlife Conservation Society's Wildlife Theatre

    A 2003 Messiah graduate with a BA in Theatre and acting concentration, Brian is an actor, singer, puppeteer and puppet builder currently residing in New York City. Brian is proud to be a part of the original off-Broadway cast of “John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean” as the Puppet Wrangler and Swing.

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  • Leah Stuhler-
    Leah Stuhler ’02 Drama Teacher at Dent Middle School

    Host of “YA Book Chat” Podcast and Author of Two Books

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