Quinnipiac University
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Student Capstone Projects in Theater

Senior Showcase

The Quinnipiac University Senior Actors present their capstone project: A Senior Showcase. Our actors will each present monologues from classical and contemporary plays.

Senior Showcase 2023

Panel Discussion on the History, Present and Future of the Casting Industry

Presented by Emily Kane ’23

This presentation included a question-and-answer session with a panel of various casting professionals including casting directors, talent managers, talent agents, and directors. Topics include sexual exploitation and racial bias in casting, how the casting industry currently operates, and the future of the casting industry. Audience participation was welcomed and there was a segment encouraging audience questions.


  • Grace Goodell, Casting Assistant for Jonathan Strauss Casting

  • Danielle Pretsfelder-Demchick, Casting Director for DPD Casting

  • Jonathan Reiner, Talent Manager for Avanti Talent

  • Andy Roth-Voice, Casting and Voice Director for Andy Roth Casting and Creative

  • Regina Tauren, Actor

To request the Zoom link for this presentation, please email Abigail Copeland.

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An Actor’s Journey

Presented by Alice Mahon ’23

A performance of monologues and scenes utilizing different acting methods.

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