Actors, producers, technicians, writers...
We are so proud of ALL of our alumni - here are some of them working in the entertainment industry.
If you know of an AHS Alum we should list here, please email Mr. Rosen. If there is a better website link to keep up with your work, please let us know!
(graduated as DeWanda Jackson)
DeWanda Wise with Wendy Williams (1st talk show appearance)
Shots Fired (2017 Fox series, she's the African American grieving mother)
Underground (2017 WGN)
She's Gotta Have It (title role; directed by Spike Lee, two seasons on Netflix)
Graduated Atholton as Christopher (Chris) Gallant.
Nominated for a Grammy for his first album Ology, he toured recently in support of his second album.
An article from April 2016 with a link to SoundCloud for Ology
An article about Dustin's work at DLC
AHS Theatre Music Director since 2011
Private voice instructor
Company member, Red Branch Theatre Company
Peter Rabbit musical: Book, lyrics, and music by Dustin Merrell
Recently appearing on NBC's Bluff City Law
Check out his faculty biography from the University of Manchester
David was on stage all four years of high school and was a Maryland Distinguished Scholar in the Arts. Because of his extraordinary academic and artistic accomplishments, his undergraduate studies at Trinity College were paid for. Don't forget to study!
Adam was the student tech in charge of tech, and also did improv and acting. Now he runs X-Laser in Laurel and is amazing full-time, as the foremost manufacturer of theatrical lasers in the US! You have seen his products at work at concerts, Broadway, and the Super Bowl!
Lindsey did tech theatre and especially sound at AHS. She completed her BFA in Sound Design at Cincinnatti Conservatory in 2020.
Jake is working primarily on camera. His website links here.