Our Students



  • Diego Josef

    series regular on season two of Goliath; co-starring in a film with Bill Pullman, shooting in September

  • Ben Steinberg

    The short film he wrote/directed was selected for NACFilmFest (Texas), Grand Foundation Student Film Festival (San Francisco), and Copa Short Films (Arizona)

  • Jack Ventimillia

    His play, “Sea of Fog” is premiering at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego January 2019.

  • Gus Kamp

    series regular on Hulu series “All Night”, and Disney’s “Best Friends Whenever”

  • Olivia Rodrigo

    starring in Disney series premiere “Bizawkvard”

  • Quirina Vickers and Colette Shaw

    won the 2018 National Young Playwrights Festival.

  • Sarah Evans

    “Talk to Her” which she wrote and appears in is premiering at Cannes Film Festival

  • Akela Munsey and Rayna Berggren

    winners of the 2017 National Young Playwrights Festival

  • Troy Johnson

    starred in LA Times Critics choice “Ripe Frenzy”, and recently filmed “Let’s Scare Julie to Death”

  • Honor Levy & Johanna Stone

    winners of the 2016 National Young Playwrights Festival

  • Savannah Spatafora

    Her play “Idiot, I’m Great” premiered at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego January 20th, 2018

Former students include

  • Shia LaBeouf
    Star of Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crystal Skull, Transformers, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Disturbia, and ABC’s Even Stevens
  • Scarlett Johansson–
    Tony Award winner (A View from the Bridge), star of Her, Lost in Translation, Iron Man 2, The Island, Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Horse Whisperer, and The Prestige
  • G Hannelius-
    Series regular on Disney’s Dog With a Blog, ABC’s Surviving Suburbia, Sonny with a Chance, and Leo’s Little Big Show
  • Olivia Rodrigo
    star of American Girl Film Grace Stirs Up Success, and Disney’s Bizawkvard
  • Ritu Lal
    The Last Ship, Shameless, Pretty Little Liars, 90210

  • Alexandra Krosney 
    Last Man Standing, Transformers Prime, Lost, Nikita, Medium, Psych, Surviving Suburbia