Where Are They Now?
Graduates from the Goddard High School Theatre Department have gone on to study performing arts at colleges and universities including:
Butler County Community College
Coffeyville Community College
College of the Ozarks
Emporia State University
Johnson County Community College
Kansas State University
Oklahoma City University
The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre
University of Kansas
Wichita State University
Goddard High Graduates can be seen performing in or working at regional and professional theatres as well as film including:
The Blue Man Group in Chicago
New York City—various productions
Los Angeles—various productions
Comedy City in Kansas City
Music Theatre of Wichita
Theatre en Bloc
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Class of 2003
Rachael studied theatre at Kansas State University and then moved to New York, where she attended The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. Since graduating, she has been working both in
New York and regionally. She currently lives in Astoria, New York.
New York credits: Nancy in The Forgotten at the McKittrick Hotel, Gayle Radford
in Montana at the Rita Morgenthau Theatre; Regional credits: The Shakespeare
Theatre of New Jersey- Helene Dupont in Tovarich, Avonia Bunn in Trelawny of
the Wells, Julietta in Measure For Measure, First Witch in Macbeth, Titania/Helena
in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre- Cordelia in King
Lear, Hero in Much Ado About Nothing; Film: Campus Life, NeverForever,
Manhattan, Mike And Lucy.
Class of 2004
Nick Bishop is a 2004 theatre alumni from Goddard High School who is currently pursuing a film/television career in Los Angeles. After graduating from GHS Nick moved onto study theatre at Coffeyville Community College where he obtained an Associates Degree in Theatre/Performance. Once complete with college Nick chose to study at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Hollywood where he obtained a Certificate of Training for the academies "Acting For Film and Television" Summer Intensive Program. With on going training at schools like Playhouse West and other acting studios around the Los Angeles area Nick is sure to be one of Hollywood's top contenders. To find out more about Nick please visit his website at www.nick-bishop.com or follow him at Twitter.com/BickNishop.
Class of 2007
After graduating from Goddard High School, Steven attended college in Ventura, CA at Brooks Institute. There, he worked on 14 student films, two music videos, and two feature films. He graduated early as a Writer/Director with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Video Production. Steven moved to Hollywood and worked on an industrial video as a Production Assistant for Dolby Laboratories, Incorporated, and another feature film as an Art Department Production Assistant for a Writer/Director who has been an Assistant Location Manager for, “Super 8”, and the Key Assistant Location Manager for, “Inception”, “The Amazing Spider-Man”, and “The Dark Knight Rises”. Since then Steven has been an Intern at a talent agency with Academy Award/Emmy winning clientele located in Beverly Hills, a Production Assistant again at a company that produces, “The Biggest Loser”, “Master Chef”, and other well known series, and a Producer for the award winning short film, “The First Date”.
Class of 2008
A.J. Longabaugh is a young Twin Cities based actor. He has been seen onstage at The Jungle Theater (Hamlet), The History Theatre (Adrift on the Mississippi), Bloomington Civic Theatre (Cabaret, On the Town), and CLIMB theatre. A.J. recieved his BA in Theatre Arts from Concordia University St. Paul in May of 2012 with his favorite roles including: Pippin (Pippin), Valere (Tartuffe), Dauntless (Once Upon a Mattress), and Marco (Carnival!). He plans to move to L.A. in Sept. 2013 to begin pursuing a film/commercial career.
Class of 2009
Owen Lawless is an actor and comedian based currently out of Wichita. He can currently be seen with Say What?! Improv Troupe and The Foolish Tom’s Improv Troupe. He has trained at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and briefly with Jeff Lawrence at Laughing Buddah Comedy (New York, NY). Visit his website www.owenlawless.com