ReCAP: February 2012

CAP21 Alumni Homecoming:

Thank you to everyone who attended the CAP21 Alumni Homecoming and to all those that made a donation.

With this event we were able to raise $5,176 for the CAP21 Alumni Scholarship Fund!

From left to right: Dan Maceyak, Michael Hicks, Melanie Murray Downing, Michael Raine, Rene Bonodino (Palermo).

Check out the rest of the great pictures on the CAP21 Alumni Facebook Page, be sure to tag yourself!

Help us reach our goal of $10,000 by making a $21 tax deductible donation today.

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(Please specify that the gift is for the Alumni Fund)

Stay tuned for information about the next CAP21 Alumni Event! 


The CAP21 Theatre Company Presents:

Marrying George Clooney: Confessions from a Midlife Crisis opens at The CAP21 Theatre on Wednesday, February 29th and runs until Saturday, March 24th. Performances will be at 8PM, Wednesday through Saturday.

Directed by Frank Ventura. 
Written by Amy Ferris, Ken Ferris and Krista Lyons.

Featuring: Meghan Duffy, Eliza Ventura and Colleen Zenk.

Read Amy's blog- Marrying George Clooney:


Alumni Feature:

We caught up with CAP21 Alum Nikki James, currently performing in the Broadway production of The Book of Morman. Check it out....


CAP21 Theatre Company Completes Another Successful Writer's Co-Op:

January 2012 marks the 6th installment of CAP21's Writers Co-Op.  This two-week residency is held three times per year and provides studio space, internet, and a piano to writing teams, creating an ideal working environment to foster their new work.   This month's writers and writing teams included Alex Gemignani & Keith Reddin (TRIPPING), Julia Meinwald & Gordon Leary (Pregnancy Pact), Dimitri Landrain & Jason Hart (May Day), Michael Barakiva, Ernesto Villalobos & Jennifer Joan Thompson (Dream Acts), Caroline Murphy, Brett Macias & Terry Berliner (bomb), Karlan Judd & Gena Oppenheim (Marnie's Musical), Will Aronson (CAP21 Alum), Julianne Wick Davis & Rachel Jett (She Would Never Never Leave), and Tim Drucker (CAP21 Alum) & Grace McLean (CAP21 Alum) (Hildegard Von Bingen Project).


For more information and to download an application

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Special Alumni Rental Rates:

The 5th floor is up and running!

And we now have 9 additional, state of the art studio spaces available for rent, with special rates for alumni, AEA, SAG, & AFTRA Members.

For more information contact, Matt Groff at 212.807-0202 ext. 11 or email

ALUMS ON FILM/TV:  Bradford Anderson (General Hospital), Kristen Bell (Gossip Girl, Heroes, House of Lies), Justine Cotsonas (As the World Turns), Melissa Fumero (Gossip Girl), Ann Hu (Still Standing), Jamie Lee Kirchner (Mercy), Liza Lapira (Crazy, Stupid Love, Dexter), Karla Mosley (Guiding Light), Ryan Murray (Guiding Light), Matthew Morrison (Glee), Ali Stroker (Sesame Street), Jason Tam (One Life To Live).

ALUMS ON BROADWAY: Cara Cooper (Jersey Boys), Holly Davis (Sister Act),  J. Austin Eyer (How To Succeed...), Jared Gertner (Book of Morman), Geoffrey Goldberg (Mary Poppins), Liana Hunt (Mamma Mia), Adam Jacobs (The Lion King), Nikki M. James (Book of Mormon), Tony Mansker (Mary Poppins), Dennis Moench (Mary Poppins), Jacob Pinion (Mamma Mia), Christopher Shinn (Mary Poppins), Nick Spangler (The Book of Mormon).

ALUMS ON TOUR:   Hannah Chin (Mary Poppins), Emily Cramer (SHREK), Elizabeth Early (Mary Poppins), Brandon Espinosa (Bring It On),  Eric Giancola (Mary Poppins), Liana Hunt (Mamma Mia),  Jared Joseph (Dreamgirls), Lisa Kassay (Mary Poppins), Nicole Laurenzi (Mamma Mia), Marissa Lupp (Wicked), Matthew Myers (Jesus Christ Superstar), Dan Pacheco (Wicked), David Nathan Perlow (Wicked), Chuck Rea (Mary Poppins), Ryann Redmond (Bring It On),  Pearl Sun (Next to Normal).

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