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Music Theatre alumni appear in hit TV shows across multiple networks 

Elon alumni can now be seen in shows such as "The Flash," "The Last O.G.," "Supergirl," "The Vampire Diaries," "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" on networks including The CW, TBS, NBC, TLC, and Netflix.

Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash in Season 4 of "The Flash" on The CW.

Grant Gustin currently stars as Barry Allen/The Flash on The CW’s hit series “The Flash,” which has had three very successful seasons and began airing its fourth season on October 10. This year, Gustin was nominated for his role in “The Flash” for Teen Choice TV Actor, Kids Choice Award Male TV Star, MTV Best Hero Award, Teen Choice TV Action Star, and Teen Choice TV Villain. Gustin also recently wrapped up filming as the lead in an upcoming comedy movie, “Krystal,” which is now in post-production.

Daniel Watts ’04 is playing the role of Felony alongside Tracy Morgan as a series regular in the highly anticipated TBS show “The Last OG,” which is premiering this April. Fellow alum Lindsay Northen ’03 will also be seen as a guest star in one of the episodes, and has been seen recently in a number of national commercials, as well as guest-starring in shows such as “Mr. Robot” and “CSI: Miami.”

Chris Wood '10 as Mon-El in Season 3 of "Supergirl" on The CW.

Chris Wood ’10 currently stars as Mon-El in the hit CW series “Supergirl,” which premiered its third season on October 9. Wood also recently appeared in an episode of “The Flash” with Gustin, and was also nominated alongside Gustin for his role in Season 2 of “Supergirl” for Teen Choice TV Actor. Wood also recently appeared in 3 episodes of The CW series “The Vampire Diaries” as Kai Parker.

Tessa Mossey ’14 recently landed a starring role as Jenny Quinn in “The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair,” a new series being produced by MGM Television. Additionally, Mossey has recently appeared in “Reign” on the CW and “The Glass Castle.”

Lauren Adams as Gretchen Chalker in Season 3 of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" on Netflix.’

Lauren Adams ’04 recently wrapped up Season 3 of the hit Netflix series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” co-starring as Gretchen Chalker. The 16-time Emmy-nominated “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” was renewed in June for a fourth season.

Sara Spadacene ’14 recently landed a role in the upcoming film, “Kiss Me Drunkenly,” and is lined up to co-star on the CBS TV series, “S.W.A.T.” Additionally, Spadacene has been featured recently in a number of national commercials.

Allison Spratt Pearce ’00 recently guest starred as Inga in the pilot episode of NBC’s “NY-70.” She additionally has made appearances in movies such as “The Smurfs” and “He Got Game,” as well as several national commercials.
 
Sumi Yu ’15 is currently filming and will be appearing on several episodes of the new NBC series “Rise,” based off of the book series “Drama High,” airing this spring.
 
Andrew Frace ’04 can be seen in a recent episode of “The Blacklist” on NBC as Officer Winchell.
 
Rufus Tal Fish is currently filming for Season 5 co-starring as himself in “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” on TLC.

Cathy McNeela,
Faculty
1/6/2018 2:25 PM