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Labor Day Holiday - No Classes
Mon, 07 Sep 2015
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015
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Rosh Hashanah Begins at Sundown
Sun, 13 Sep 2015
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Tue, 22 Sep 2015
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015
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Alumni Accomplishments in the Arts

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Maddy Apple '07
New York University - Cap 21 Musical Theatre Program (2011)
Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
Nunsense, Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate, Meet Me in St. Louis, Saturday Night Fever, National Tour White Christmas (2013, 2014) A Wonderful Life (Fall 2015) and many more.


Kristina Bentz '10
Julliard and Columbia University - BFA Dance Performance and Business (2014)
Youth American Grand Prix and NFAA YoungArts alumni
Lyon Opera Ballet (2014 to present)


Rachel Bergner '04
University of Florida - Bachelor in Fine Arts (2008)
Florida Atlantic University - Masters in Elementary Education (2009)
Dance Teacher, The Benjamin Middle School, North Palm Beach

                    Allison Berry '98

                    New York University - Master in Musical Theatre
                    National Tour: Wonderful Town, Anything Goes, Beauty and the Beast
                    International Opera: Tokyo Disney
                    Television: All My Children, As The World Turns



                    Brittany Bigelow '11
                    Pace University - BFA Commercial Dance (2015)
                    Will Rogers Follies, Victor Victoria
National Tour 42nd Street (Fall 2015),
                                             January 5-10, 2016 at The Kravis Center, West Palm Beach

Sean Daniels '91
Florida State University (1995)
Co-founder and Artistic Director, Dad's Garage Theatre Company, Atlanta
Artistic Director, California Shakespeare Theatre
Associate Artistic Director, Actors Theater of Louisville, Merrimack Rep Artistic Director (present)

                                                                  Nicole DeSantis '92
                                                                                                                       Joffrey Ballet


Juan Carlos Fanjul '93
Boston College - Broadcast Journalism (1997)
Television News Reporter, WGN - TV 9, Chicago
Television News Anchor, WPEC - Channel 12, West Palm Beach

Victoria Gronauer '93

New York University (1997)
World Tour: The King and I
Sygora Digital Event Strategist & Producer


Will Hubbard ‘01
Writer, Poet
Books: Cursivism (2011)

Peter Katona '93
Yale Drama School - Masters in Drama
Television Movies:  Mama Flora’s Family (1998), The Price of a Broken Heart (1999), Deadly Honeymoon (2010), Love’s Christmas Journey (2011)
Television Series :  All My Children (2005), Numb3rs (2007), The Young and the Restless (2009), How I Met Your Mother (2010), Castle (2010), The Wedding Band (2012)
Host: E’s Pop Fiction (2008)
Theatre: Twelfth Night – Delacorte Theatre


Gregory Kohn '01
Writer, Director
Film: Northeast (2011)




                                                                           Ashton Kunkle '05
                                                                           Washington D.C. Capitals Red Rockers

Vincent Lardieri '99
Florida State University - BFA (2003)
Savannah College of Art & Design - MFA (2012)
Artist, Center for Creative Education of Florida, Palm Beach Gardens



Stacey Maltin '03
New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts – BFA in Theatre (2007)
Television: Guiding Light (2007), Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Film: Can a Song Save Your Life (2013), Blood Ties (2013)



John Matz '96
Opera tenor
Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artistic Development Program
Metropolitan Opera performer
Washington National Opera performer
The Benjamin School 2011 Distinguished Alumnus

RJ McFarlane '00

Boston College
New York University
Actor / Assistant Director in Film: Candy Stripers (2006), 
                                                           In the Shadows of Angels (2008)
Director / Editor: Cienfuegos (2008), Get a Clue (2008), Thanks for Dying (2009)


John Mercurio '86 
New York University
Composer and Writer of Musicals: Myth, A Time to Be Born, A Tailor's Tale, Riverhaven Book Club, Diva Diaries, Academy, 1001 Nights, Myrth


                                     Derek Miller ‘00
                                     Florida State University
                                     Musician, Sleigh Bells
                                     Albums: Treats (2010), Reign of Terror (2012)

Anne Myers ‘04
University of Richmond – BA in Theatre Arts, Concentration in Fine Arts Management
New York University – Certificate in Arts Administration
Primary Stages – Manager of Individual Giving & Special Events
Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society – Manager of Individual Giving
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater – Development Director



                                                                Jill Moffitt Nicklaus '89
                                                                New York University
                                                                Madonna World Tour
                                                                Broadway: Cats, Fosse, Movin' Out, Chicago
                                                                National Tour: Chicago (Roxie)


Alix Paige '04
University of Miami (2008)
National Tour:  Irving Berlin's I Love a Piano (Ginger), Cabaret (Sally Bowles)
Man of La Mancha, My Fair Lady, Side by Side


                              Lynette Perry '81
                              Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
                              Broadway: Grand Hotel (Wolfe Bratts), Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit)
                              London West End: Grand Hotel (Flaemmchen)


Chase Polan '00
Columbia University
Actor / Model
Film:  Surviving Eden (2004), Nailed (2006), For Whom the Bell Tolls (2007)
Television: Journeyman (2007), The Wedding Bells (2007), My Date (2009) 




                                                                                  Ben Posner '00
                                                                                  Boston University - Company
                                                                                  Actor, Theatreworks, USA

Anneke Scott '98
Vanderbilt University
Production Assistant, Director
Film:  Seabiscut (2003), Line of Fire (2003), Anchorman (2004), Spiderman 3 (2007), Bedtime Stories (2008), Hancock (2008), Made of Honor (2008), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), State of Play (2009), Easy A (2010), Get Him to the Greek (2010), In Time (2011), Water for Elephants (2011)


Jason Selvig '01
Syracuse University
Actor and Producer
Television: North Palm Beach Wrestling (2008)
Film: Wunderkrafthaus (2010), Northeast (2011), Sleepwalk with Me (2012), Hungry Hearts (2014), Preoccupied (2014)

Jimmy Stanley '87 (a.k.a. Jeremy Quinn)
University of Miami – BFA Theatre Performance
NY Conservatory for Dramatic Arts School of Film & Television
Actor, Artistic Director, Executive Producer, Outside The Box Productions
Film: Delivering Milo, Celebrity, La Florida, River of Stone, High and Lows, A Silent Crowd, Perchance to Dream
Television: B.L. Stryker, The Sopranos, Now and Again, Dellaventura 


Mark Swift ‘88
Johns Hopkins University
Swift Films
Film: Freddy vs Jason (2003), Shark Tale (2004), Friday the 13th (2009)
The Benjamin School 2014 Distinguished Alumnus



John Thomas '10
Florida State University - Bachelor in Music, Percussion Performance (2014)
Percussionist, Composer, Audio Engineer
PASIC (2011), Nebulas (2012), Post Playhouse (2013, 2014), Sinfonia Gulf Coast (2012 to present), Carnival Fantasy (2015)


Aline Wachsmuth '04
Florida State University - BFA Dance Major (2008)
Florida Modern concert Company
Isadora Duncan Award 2012
LEVYdance, The Foundry, faculty member of San Francisco Conservatory of Dance


Victoria Weinberg '06
New York University - Cap 21 Musical Theatre Program
Television:  Nightwing: Escalation (2010), Celebrity Ghost Stories (2012) 
Executive Artistic Director, Libra Theater 







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