Male Acting interns

All our acting interns have appeared in "A Christmas Carol"; Dan Amboyer & Adam Carpenter (see previous post) acted in "...Carol" as children and then later as adults during their internships.  Below is what other male acting interns have been doing since leaving MBT.  Look for the female acting interns' updates in an upcoming blog post.

Matthew Pecek from last season returned as Fred in this year's "...Carol".  Since his internship he's also starred in "As You Like It" for Water Works Theatre Company in Royal Oak, MI and filmed a webseries for  In 2016 he'll directing "The Light in the Piazza" for his alma mater Adrian College and planning a move to NYC.

Dave Roy ('13 - '14) performed at Greenfield Village the summer after his internship and is now a product specialist for Chevrolet and can be seen at auto shows around the country.

James Busam ('12 - '13) returned for a 2nd year of "...Carol" with us and has also acted since his time at MBT with Water Works Theatre Company, with Uncovered Theatre and at the Detroit Music Hall for Kelly Neiti Productions.  He is now a full-time educator.

Andrew Danner ('11 - '12) received a scholarship to American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco at the end of his internship here.  He then appeared in "Animal Crackers" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in MA before moving back to CA.  Now in LA he has focused on comedy & among other projects has worked with College Humor, Buzzfeed, Fullscreen & Nerdist, performed on the Independent Film Channel (IFC) and writes & produces digital shorts & commercials.

Christopher Tefft ('10 - '11)  sang in 3 of our productions that season & has focused primarily on musical performances since.  He most recently appeared with the Metropolitan Opera in NYC where he lives. Other recent performances have been at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival and the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in PA w/ the New York Orchestra, the Israeli Philharmonic & the NJ Festival Orchestra and at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Theatre, Carnegie Hall & other venues.

Alex Pedica ('09 - '10) is currently the artistic director of the Roeper Theatre Company in Birmingham, MI.  Between his time here & now, he worked there, taught at Matrix Theatre in Detroit, performed with Greenfield Village in Dearborn and relocated briefly to Chicago before returning to MI.

Other interns from longer ago - Rob Arbaugh is now teaching at Rochester College and is artistic director for Uncovered Theatre, Kris Yoder returned to his home state of PA where he has taught college & just recently performed in "The Nutcracker Ballet" and Joey Bybee is based in CA where he continues to perform, though he did return to MBT to be in "By Jeeves" & "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown".