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Timber Lake Playhouse Alumni

Since 1961 Timber Lake Playhouse has had the privilege of serving thousands of artists as a launching point to their careers. 

TLP Alumni can submit their stories to our Private Facebook Alumni Group and can catch up with friends from years past. Click here if you are alumni to request access to the group.

ALUMNI Memories

“Places like Timber Lake HAVE to exist for young performers. It’s like being in a residency for medicine. … to get a show up every two weeks, you have to get over it. You just get out there and do it. And there’s nothing better. There’s nothing like just doing it.” –
Jennifer Garner 1992

“TLP is so much more than being onstage. You live the lifestyle. My summer was about learning & growing while doing great creative work and making lifelong friends with so many rising stars … underneath the stars. ” –
Amelia Jo Parish 2015 & 16

Saundra Santiago
1980 & 2016
Miami Vice & Guiding Light

Joe Mantello 1981

Broadway Director – Wicked,   Assassins, and many others

Michael Gross

TV & Movie Actor


Kate Baldwin 1994

Most recently in Hello Dolly on Broadway

(Left to Right: Bob Hess and Andy Bro)
In 1974, Bob Hess helped rebuild the theatre. He installed the revolve that is used frequently in many of our shows and is a unique part of TLP. Along with Mr. Hess is one of our favorite alums, Andy Bro.

From left to right: Gary Vitale, Joy Ibsen (Lenef), Andy Bro, George Glenn

Melissa Weyn

Currently on the North American tour of Fiddler On The Roof