Ohlook Performing Arts Center

Ohlook Grads

Ohlook Grads
Ohlook is creating a history of graduating some of the most talented students in the DFW area.  Many of our students go on to pursue a college degree in Theatre or Music at some of the finest institutions in the country.  At Ohlook we feel it is our job to encourage young talent and to help prepare them for the next step from High School level to College level.  This year many of our first graduates will be graduating from college and are planning to make the move to professional theatre. 

Check out our new section below to catch up on some of our working graduates!!

Seniors 2004
Alicia Bullen - SMU Under Grad - Florida State Graduate School - GRADUATED MFA, Currently a member of Actor's Equity living in NYC with her husband, Adam.
Laura Sook  - St. John's University, New Mexico, Under Grad - Georgetown Grad School - Law - GRADUATED

Seniors 2005
Hannah Blalock - University of North Texas - Costume Design - GRADUATED
Stephen Kleinhammer – American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles, CA, Musical Theatre
James Worley – OCU, Oklahoma City, OK, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED
Senior 2006
Ken Bell - SMU, Dance Minor - GRADUATED
Liz Harris - Boston University - GRADUATED
Amanda Lautermilch – OCU, Oklahoma City, OK, Theatre - GRADUATED, currently living in Chicago
Sarah MacLean – University of Houston, Houston, TX, Vocal Performance
Bridget Skaggs – OCU, Oklahoma City, OK, Vocal Performance - GRADUATED
Victoria Sook – USF, Acting - GRADUATED, currently living in New York City and working as a professional actress

Seniors 2007
Lindsey Bullen—Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED
Jessi Garrison—Northwestern State, LA, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED
Jordan Justice—OCU, Oklahoma City, OK, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED
Bailey Lawrence—West Texas A&M, Canyon, TX, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED
Daniella Mason—Belmont University, Nashville, TN, Commercial Music - GRADUATED Just released her latest EP (available on iTunes and Spotify)
Krista McCoy—OCU, Oklahoma City, OK, Music Education - GRADUATED
Ashleigh Means— University of Mississippi, Broadcast Journalism
Mandi Modic—Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED
Leslie Pyron—OCU, Oklahoma City, OK, Musical Theatre
Chelsea Rose—Oklahoma Baptist University, Public Relations
Lindsay Tuggey—University of Texas, Theatre
Sarah Walker—University of Texas, Theatre - GRADUATED
Taylor Wallis—Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED
Ryan Wood—Oklahoma University, Oklahoma City, OK, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED, currently living in NYC working as a professional actor.

Seniors 2008
Woodie Blackburn, Columbia University, Chicago, IL, Public Relations - GRADUTAED
Kevin Comartin – University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Theatre
Chloe Day – Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois, Theatre - GRADUATED
Alex Heika, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED
Logan Henderson, Los Angeles, CA – Currently Starring in Nickelodeon's "BIG TIME RUSH"
Lauren Kane – Tarrant County College, Musical Theatre - GRADUATED, currently working as solo performing at Six Flags over Texas
Taryn Langton – Chapman University, Orange, CA, Dance/Musical Theatre - GRADUATED, currently living in NYC
Annabella Schmoker - Northern Colorado University, Theatre
Parker Searfoss – Cincinnati Conservatory, Cincinnati, OH, Theatre
Jessica Taylor – Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois, Musical Theatre 
Pim van Amerongen – Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA, Musical Theatre - currently playing "Don" in the national tour of A Chorus Line.

Seniors 2009
Alec Blalock - University of Houston, Houston, TX, Law
Kelsey Cabell - Richland College, Dallas, TX
Gena Charette - Richland College, Dallas, TX
Zach Danz - Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, Theatre Directing
Alex Eggleston - University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Lauren Feragne - Quad C, Plano, TX, Theatre
Lauren Franklin - Belmont University, Nashville, TN, Commercial Music
Stephen Langton - PACE University, New York, NY, Musical Theatre, currently "Davie" in the National Tour of Newsies
Joey Nasser - SCAD, Georgia, Art
Lorena Phillips - Living in New York, NY pursuing a career in commercial music (lorenaleigh.com)
Rachel Reed - Texas State, San Marcos, TX, Theatre
Lauren Snyder, Millikin University, Decatur, IL, Theatre
Anna Spivey, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX
Brook Thibodeaux, UTA, Arlington, TX 

Seniors 2010
Alexa Fuller - Fordham University, New York, NY
Jennifer Long - Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK, Theatre
Megan McCray - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, Theatre
Jake McCready - University of North Texas, Acting, Now attending Graduate School at the New School in NYC
Julianne Plantes - University of Texas, Austin, TX
PJ Sook - Oklahoma University, Norman, OK, Musical Theatre, GRADUATED, currently living in NYC working as an actor
John Tarver - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Theatre
Blake Walter - University of Texas, Austin, TX, Architechture

Seniors 2011
Danezion Mills - Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, Acting, GRADUATED, currently living in Los Angeles, CA
Cayman Mitchell - PACE University, New York, NY, Engineering - now attending Harvard Law School
J.D. Montgomery - Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY, Fashion Design
Samantha Sternfeld - University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Musical Theatre
Mimi van Amerongen - University of the Arts, London, England, Fashion Communication and Promotion
Jordan Wallis - Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, Elementary Education

Seniors 2012
Gregory Campos - University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Musical Theatre
Nicole Choate - Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK, Musical Theatre
Ryan King - Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, Acting
Alexia Mullaly, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA,  Musical Theatre
Keith Ocampo, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX, Theatre
Gage Robinson, UT Austin
Emily Roeltgen - Tarrant County College, Hurst, TX
Paige Stinnett - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Vocal Performance
Alex Tedmon-Bury - Teaching English in Malaysia
Dylan Tidmore - University of Texas, Austin, TX

Mitch Allison - University of Texas, Acting
Kaylyn Buckley - SMU, Acting

Madison Bates - University of Oklahoma, Acting
Madi Bready - University of Oklahoma, Acting
Giselle Drake - Ball State, Musical Theater
Dylan Gibson - University of Texas, Musical Theater
Colton Hess - Princeton, International Affairs
Caroline Kinnamore - University of Texas, Musical Theater
Kaycee Murto - Pace University, New York, NY, Acting
Ellie van Amerongen - Boston Conservatory, Musical Theater

Loagan Hudson, AMDA, New York, NY, Musical Theater
Lucas Johnson, Roosevelt, Chicago, IL, Musical Theater
Gloria Jones, TCU, Ft. Worth, TX, Theater
Michael Moffitt, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Acting

Allie Alexander - University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Acting
Sarah Crawford - St. Andrews, Scotland, Journalism
Elise Emberlin - Texas State, San Angelo, TX, Mass Communications
Isabelle Hahn - Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Journalism
Emma Lord - Pace University, New York, NY, Musical Theater

Remelee Bivin - Pace University, New York, NY, Arts Management
Breanne Jackson - Pace University, New York, NY, Arts Management
Julia Sutter - Oklahoma University, Norman, OK, Public Relations

Grace Lord - Pace University, New York, NY, Musical Theater
Emmy Pratt - Ohio State, Columbus, OH, 
Andrew Smith - Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ, Musical Theater

Ohlookians Taking the Next Step

Currently starring in Nickelodeon's hit TV Show Big Time Rush.  Logan appeared in a number of Ohlook shows including Les Miserables, Grease and The CrucibleBig Time Rush can be seen on Nickelodeon, their music is also available on iTunes!


Graduated with a degree in Musical Theatre from PACE University in New York City, Stephen made his New York debut in the play "Edward Scissorhands" at the Brooklyn Studio Lab in the summer, 2011.  He is currently playing Davey on the National tour of "Newsies".


graduated with a commercial music degree from Belmont University in Nashville.  Daniella has released several albums and EPs that are available on iTunes and Spotify. She recently signed with Warner Bros. records. She plays constantly with her band in Nashville and has toured with Demi Lovato and is co-writing with Nick Jonas.  

While at Ohlook Daniella was in a number of shows including "Once Upon This Mattress", "Les Mis" and "Beauty and the Beast"


Ryan graduated from OU's Musical Theatre in May '11, went to NYC for his first round of auditions and booked a National Tour right off the bat!  He played one of the Three Little Pigs on the tour and understudied the roles of Shrek and Lord Farquaad.  He completed his tour taking on the role of Lord Farquaad in Singapore, China for five weeks last summer.

When he was at Ohlook he starred in many of our shows including Carousel (his first show ever as Mr. Snow) Zombie Prom (Jonny), Les Mis (Javert), Beauty & the Beast (Beast), Grease (Roger), and Bat Boy (Dr. Parker) among others.

Learn more about Ryan and his exciting evolving career as an actor at www.ryaneverettwood.com.

Ryan Wood
Ryan as Shrek

Is currently living the dream in California.  She has appeared in 2 short films this past year with Joseph Gordon-Levitt (posted below) that appeared at Sundance and at SXSW, appeared as a featured dancer on the hit TV Show GLEE! and toured with the GLEE crew and is in the new GLEE LIVE! Movie.  She's also a dancer, photographer, poet and all around talented girl!

When she was here at Ohlook she appeared in Scrooge's Groovy Christmas and choreographed a number of shows for us including "The Wizard of Oz" and "Zombie Prom".

More can be seen about Lexy at her website www.lexyhulme.com

One of our younger students out there trying to make it, Zoe only 19 and is quickly making a name for herself in the music biz around DFW.  She can be seen playing around the area and last summer won the Kidd Craddick Rock Band contest.  She has been #1 on the Indie charts for the past 12 weeks.  Follow her on Facebook or Twitter @ZoeAnnMusic.

More information can be seen on her MySpace page and her new EP can be purchased on iTunes.



Victoria Rae is a working actress in New York City appearing on TV shows such as Smash and Gossip Girl, in films such as I Am Not What I Am and Vigilante, and in plays such as Dames at Sea, Antigone, Othello and Cabaret.  She been performing in parades and shows at Walt Disney World for the past five years.

Victoria Rae was seen at Ohlook as "Velma" in Chicago and "Mary Lane" in Reefer Madness, to name a few.  She recently returned home to Ohlook to star as "Elle Woods" in Legally Blonde.

For more on Victoria Rae's exciting career, go to www.VictoriaRaeSook.com.


Less than one month after moving to NYC in August 2012, Pim was cast as "Don" in the national tour of A Chorus Line (www.AChorusLine.com).  He has also worked professionally at several theaters in Boston, sang with the Boston Pops Symphony Orchestra in May and June 2012 and performed at The Barnstormer's Theatre in New Hampshire, for the past three summers.  In the summer of 2011, Pim returned home to Ohlook as "Leo Frank"in the musical Parade.

Pim's first appearance at Ohlook was as "Captain Von Trapp" in The Sound of Music, followed by over a dozen more including "The Lecturer" in Reefer Madness and "Trevor Graydon" in Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Pim's website is www.PimvanAmerongen.com.


PJ graduated in Musical Theatre at OU; however, while he was still in school he took  a leave of absence to tour as the title role in the national tour of Shrek

You may remember PJ from shows at Ohlook including Little Women (Professor Bhaer) and The Secret Garden (Lieutenant Peter Wright and Dickon) among many others.

For more updates on PJ, visit his website www.perrysook.com.