Many of our students and alumni are actively working in television, film, theatre and commercials. Click on the names below to learn more.
Alumna December Ensminger was featured in a scene with Matthew McConaughey in the first season (episode 6) of the hit HBO series, True Detective.
stars in a new web-based comedy show, Living with Strangers.
recently booked a tv series called, Pathways, that is currently in pre-production.
recently guest starred on the popular television shows, NCIS and Criminal Minds.
was featured in American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace “Ascent” Ep. 7.
was cast as Avery in The Flick in the Reykjavík City Theater, and nominated for best actor in the Icelandic Performance Arts Awards 2017 (Gríman).
had a co-starring role on Fear the Walking Dead and a guest starring role in first episode of El Desconocido on Netflix.
starred in the film, Paradise City, shot in New York. The film is planned for theatrical release in January 2019.
booked a recurring guest star role on the American TV series, Hunter Street.
has a role in the Stargate: Origins television series. Now Playing!
has a lead role in the groundbreaking film, L: A Story of Genderfluidity.
has the lead role in the film, Black Cat, currently making rounds at film festivals worldwide.
plays an Indian mathematician in the film, Dr. Elevator, and was nominated for Best Actor at Back in the Box Film Festival.
filmed a new TV Series called Big Dogs, the series is based on the crime thriller novels by Adam Dunn.
starred in a “inspired by true events” short film called, Hajji. The film also stars The Walking Dead cast member Ross Marquand.
starred as the antagonist in the TV series, Mariposa De Barrio.
won the 9th Annual Heath Ledger Scholarship. He received the award on June 1, 2017 at the Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood.
starred in the short Sun Valley. It was awarded Best Narrative Short at the 2016 Indie Memphis Film Festival.
guest starred as “Mexican Jesus” on the television series, American Gods.
is currently starring in the TNT drama, Animal Kingdom.
won the Best Actor award at the 2015 Mini Cinema Award Show for his work in the short film, The Championship Rounds.
had a recurring character in the five episode, animated short, LEGO Jurassic World: The Indominus Escape alongside Bryce Dallas Howard.
had a recurring role on the ABC hit, How To Get Away With Murder. He appeared in Season 3.
booked a five episode reoccurring Role for the AMC TV Series, THE SON. This is the First Season and other cast includes, Pierce Brosnan.
appeared on the television series, From Dusk Till Dawn (Season 3, Episode 4).
had a guest starring appearances on S.W.A.T. (Season 1, Episode 19).
is currently in production on I Know This Much Is True, based on the book by Wally Lamb. He will be playing dual roles as twin brothers in the series for HBO.
appeared as a guest star in the first two episodes of the 15th season of Grey’s Anatomy.
stars in the Showtime series Escape at Dannemora.
starred as the male lead in the feature film Links of Life, opposite esteemed French actress Marie Bunel.
played the role of Nick Palmieri, on episode four of Syfy Network’s web-series, Haven: Origins.
has a lead role in the film, Victor. It premiered in October 2015 and is currently available on Netflix.
won Best Short Film and was Runner Up for Best Dialogue at the 2015 AOF Film Festival.
appeared as a co-star on the Michael Bay produced show, The Last Ship.
has had guest starring roles on some of the hottest shows on television. Recently she has appeared on NCIS, Grey’s Anatomy, 9-1-1 and The Guest Book.
appeared on the series premiere of the The Whispers, produced by Steven Spielberg on ABC.
starred in the movie, Soledad.
wrote, directed and starred in the film Spit.
starred in the series, In the Moment and directed the web series, Swing.
appeared in the film, Deuces, from Queen Latifah’s production company.
was awarded Best Score and Best Supporting Actor (Stan Harrington) for his film Lost Angels at the 2015 NOVA International Film Festival.
was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Performer in a New Approaches Drama Series for East Los High.
earned an official selection at the Equality International Film Festival for their film Two Strangers.
stars in the film, The Phoenix Project. It was released theatrically in January 2015.
played the role of Sylvia Chavez, the daughter of Cesar Chavez, in the film, Cesar Chavez.
booked a national Ford Commercial. She also booked the national BMW Commercial, Sightings.
worked on the films Lost Angels and Disruption.
received the Achievement in Directing at the 2013 SoCal Independent Film Festival for the film Red Poppies.
won Best Screenplay at the Breckenridge Festival of Film in September 2013 for his film The Insomniac.
starred as Richard The Lionhart in Richard: The Lionhart along with Malcolm McDowell.
wrote, directed and stars in the film The Second Coming of Christ released in 2018.
was the lead, Eddy Cox, in the feature film Fizzy Days.
has a role in the movie, Pioneer. It was presented at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
wrote and performed the one woman show, Ann, about the life of Texas Governor Ann Richards.
had a documentary appear at Cannes Short Film Corner.
had a guest starring roles on the TV series The Son, Southland and Major Crimes.
had a recurring role on the BBC America show Copper.
had a co-starring role on the Nickelodeon show Big Time Rush.
has recurring voice over roles on Adventure Time and Regular Show, both on the Cartoon Network.
had a co-starring role on Parks and Recreation.
The late Bob Crane, Stella Adler alumnus and father of Adler alum Scott Crane interviewed Stella in the 1960s.
received an Imagen Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film for her work in Without Men.
Most recently he played Albert Einstein in the feature film The First.
acted in and produced the movie Cellmates starring Tom Sizemore, Stacy Keach and Héctor Jiménez.
adapted and directed the highly anticipated movie, The Hunger Games.
wrote and directed the film, The Black Tulip, Afghanistan’s official entry for the 2011 Academy Awards.
co-starred in a film in Mexico titled Juventud.
had a co-starring role on the ABC hit series, Blackish. His episode appears in Season 1, Episode 13.
worked on a project with James Franco called Don Quixote the Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha.
Anything, written and directed by Tim McNeil, won multiple awards at the 2018 FilmOut San Diego.
recent work includes Dexter and Masters of Sex.
Laura Leyva had a recurring character on the TBS comedy, Wedding Band.
Recent TV appearances include Vice Principals on HBO; Speechless on Showtime; and Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix.
Che’s film, Lexi and Micky, was selected for the Hollyshorts Film Festival and screened at the TCL Chinese Theatre in August 2018.
was featured in the movie Battlefield America.
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