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Wipe out: Jess’s Nickelodeon surfer audition

Over the course of us following actress Jess Garvey (C’09) in her “Starter Reality Star” series on DT, she has achieved quite a bit (from going on lots of auditions to booking commercials). In today’s episode, Jess starts a new day job and brings us on an audition that didn’t go as well as she had […]

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Penn Alumni You Should Know About: Vol. 12

[ssba]Happy holidays, Penntertainers! ‘Tis the season to check in on what some of our most talented alumni are up to. Consider this a gift from us to you. Snuggle up by the tree and read on…

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Hollywood Penn Alumni you should know about: Vol. 6

I’ve got some more alumni who are blowing up in the world of entertainment that you should know about! After the jump, learn about alumni who are appearing on, writing for and creating some great new TV shows. …Plus one alum who is writing about his experience producing one very newsworthy Broadway show. Happy new year […]

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He’s a bitter lawyer and stand-up …and he’s telling all!

I’ve covered stand-up Matt Ritter (L’02) on DT before and all the great viral videos he’s created (my favorite one being THIS one). If you recall, like many Penn alumni making career changes, Matt has transitioned careers from being a lawyer to a standup. After the jump check out “Bottom Rung”, his new web series […]

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Penn Alum is Blowin Up in Hollywood

The news from “Glee” is not getting our starter actress Jess Garvey (C’09) down. Jess has already shot “Blowin Up”, a TV pilot described as “Entourage” meets “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” that is being shopped around for development season. Her role: “Camilla- bubbly, positive and spoiled. Sincere in her convictions which are usually 95% […]

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She heard back from “Glee”

A couple weeks ago Penn alum actress Jess Garvey (C’09) shared

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