List of University of Michigan arts alumni

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Academic unit key
Symbol Academic unit

ARCH Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
BUS Ross School of Business
COE College of Engineering
DENT School of Dentistry
GFSPP Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
HHRS Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies
LAW Law School
LSA College of LS&A
MED Medical School
SMTD School of Music, Theatre and Dance
PHARM School of Pharmacy
SED School of Education
SNRE School of Natural Resources
SOAD The Stamps School of Art & Design
SOI School of Information
SON School of Nursing
SOK School of Kinesiology
SOSW School of Social Work
SPH School of Public Health
MDNG Matriculated, did not graduate

This is a list of arts-related alumni from the University of Michigan.

Art, architecture, and design[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Alumni lives in film[edit]

Dance[edit]

Directors, producers, and screenwriters[edit]

Emmy award[edit]

Collectively, as of 2017, 27 Michigan alumni have won 79 Emmy Awards.

Golden Globe Award winners[edit]

  • Gary Gilbert (born 1965) is an American film producer and the founder and president of Gilbert Films, a motion picture production and financing company based in Los Angeles, California.
  • James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor. His career has spanned more than 60 years, and he has been described as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors[4] and "one of the greatest actors in American history".
  • Jeff Levy-Hinte (a.k.a. Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte) is an American film producer. He serves as the President of Antidote International Films (also known as Antidote Films), Inc. based in New York City.
  • Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone (/tʃɪˈkoʊni/; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
  • Pasek and Paul Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, known together as Pasek and Paul, are an American songwriting duo and composing team for musical theater, films, and television
  • Christine Lahti (born April 4, 1950) is an American actress and filmmaker and two time winner
  • John Rich (July 6, 1925 – January 29, 2012) was an American film and television director. He directed such television shows as Colonel Humphrey Flack, I Married Joan, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Hogan's Heroes, Where's Raymond?, Mister Ed, The Dick Van Dyke Show, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, Good Times, Barney Miller, Newhart, Benson, The Brady Bunch, and Gilligan's Island.

Grammy Award winners[edit]

  • George Crumb (D.M.A.) (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of avant-garde music. Winner of both a Grammy and a Pulitzer prize.
  • Chip Davis (B.A.) (born September 5, 1947) is the founder and leader of the music group Mannheim Steamroller
  • John M. Eargle (M.A.) (6 January 1931 in Tulsa, Oklahoma – 9 May 2007 in Hollywood, California) was an Oscar and Grammy-winning audio engineer and a musician (piano and church and theater organ).
  • David Effron (B.A.) is an American conductor and educator. Earned a Bachelor of Music degree in piano from the University of Michigan
  • Gabriela Lena Frank (D.M.A.) (born Berkeley, California, United States, September 1972) is an American pianist and composer of contemporary classical music.
  • Joe Henry (B.A.) (born December 2, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer. He has released 13 studio albums and produced multiple recordings for other artists, including three Grammy Award-winning albums.
  • Bob James, (M.A.) (born December 25, 1939) is an American multiple Grammy Award-winning jazz keyboardist, arranger, and record producer.
  • James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor. His career has spanned more than 60 years, and he has been described as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors[4] and "one of the greatest actors in American history". Jones is a winner of 3 Grammys.
  • Fred LaBour (M.A.) (born June 3, 1948 in Grand Rapids, Michigan),[1] better known by his stage name Too Slim, is a Grammy award-winning American musician, best known for his work with the Western swing musical and comedy group Riders in the Sky.
  • Madonna (MDNG) (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Referred to as the "Queen of Pop" since the 1980s, Madonna is a 7 time Grammy award winner.
  • Pasek and Paul: the duo added to their growing collection of awards at the 60th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 28 of 2018. Pasek and Paul were winners in the Best Musical Theater Album for "Dear Evan Hansen," serving as the composers and lyricist for the original Broadway cast recording.
  • Gilda Radner (June 28, 1946 – May 20, 1989) was an American comedian, actress, and one of seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL)
  • Christopher Rouse (University of Michigan fellow) (born February 15, 1949) is an American composer. Though he has written for various ensembles, Rouse is primarily known for his orchestral compositions, including a Requiem, eleven concertos, and five symphonies.
  • Don Was (MDNG) (born September 13, 1952), is an American musician, record producer and record executive and a winner of 3 Grammy awards.

Tony Award winners[edit]

  • Gavin James Creel(born April 18, 1976) is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. Creel is best known for his work in musical theatre, for which he has received a Tony Award for his performance as Cornelius Hackl in Hello, Dolly!
  • Gregory Jbara born September 28, 1961) is an American film, television and stage actor, and singer.
  • James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor. His career has spanned more than 60 years.
  • Michael L. Maguire (born February 20, 1955) is an American actor, best known for his role as Enjolras in the original Broadway production of the musical Les Misérables. This role won him a Tony Award in 1987.
  • Jeff Marx (born September 10, 1970) is an American composer and lyricist of musicals. Winner of 2 Tony awards.
  • Marian Ethel Mercer (November 26, 1935 – April 27, 2011) was an American actress and singer.
  • Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright, essayist, and figure in twentieth-century American theater.
  • Jack O’Brien (born June 18, 1939) is an American director, producer, writer and lyricist is a winner of 3 Tony awards.
  • Martin Pakledinaz (September 1, 1953 – July 8, 2012) winner of 2 Tony awards, was an American costume designer for stage and film.
  • James D. Stern James D. Stern is an American film and Broadway producer. He won a 2003 Tony Award for Hairspray, has been nominated for many other awards, and was a Drama Desk Award Winne

Graphic arts[edit]

Music[edit]

Academy Award nominees and winners[edit]

Talent management[edit]

Theatre, film, and television[edit]

Writers of fiction and nonfiction[edit]

Misc.[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maynard Lyndon (Architect)". Pacific Coast Architecture Database. University of Washington. Retrieved January 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ "World-famous architect Irving Tobocman, 84, killed in Bloomfield Twp. car crash". Retrieved 2018-04-03. 
  3. ^ "Quite Scientific - Chris Bathgate". quitescientific.com. Archived from the original on February 28, 2008. Retrieved July 5, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Nomo". Retrieved August 18, 2008. 
  5. ^ Theatre at Michigan, 2005/2006 Volume 17, Page #12 and #14 (PDF file)

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