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The Virtual European Alumni Meeting (VEAM) was an Excellent Worldwide Event!

UWPIAA- Birger Husted ('87A, Denmark and Czech Republic) June 5, 2021
Alumni Experiences, Era Reports, Europe, Events, News

As the real face-to-face European Alumni Meeting in Liege was cancelled for the second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic, European Alumni got together to have a
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Virtual Reunions Can Be Amazing

UWPIAA- Sabine Ehlers ('95C) | Reprinted from "eXtraplatt," German alumni journal - February 2020 June 1, 2021
1991 - 1995, Alumni Experiences, Era Reports, Europe, News

For Cast ’95C, it all started with a June 2020 Zoom call in the middle of the first lockdown and at the intense phase of Black Lives Matter. They had
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Planning a Virtual Reunion – Tips, Ideas, and Strategies

UWPIAA- Marisa Connors ('95E) June 1, 2021
Alumni Experiences, Era Reports, Events, News

Last year, many casts and crews met online using platforms like Zoom and Google Hangouts either for the first time or with increased frequency when the pandemic swept the globe.
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UWP Alumnus Opens FLIP KITCHEN to Feed Los Angeles Theater Community

UWPIAA - Craig Mills (‘81C, ’81-’90 Era Representative) and Scott Freeman (‘81C) June 1, 2021
1981 - 1990, Alumni Experiences, Era Reports, News

Jon Lawrence Rivera (‘81C) founded Playwrights’ Arena in Hollywood, California, in 1992, where he currently serves as Artistic Director. For nearly 30 years, Playwrights’ Arena has been dedicated to discovering,
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ChangemakerU – A New Up with People Summer Program

UWPIAA - Megan Luebke (‘09B), Alicen Schade (‘14B), and Michael Roudebush (‘10A) June 1, 2021
Alumni Experiences, Era Reports, Events, News, Up With People News

Up with People International Alumni Association (UWPIAA) Board Member and President-Elect, Megan Luebke (‘09B), recently sat down with two current Up with People staff members, Alicen Schade (‘14B) and Michael
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Mid-year Expression Session – July 3, 2021

UWPIAA - Lisa Diaz, '98C, Interim Communications Chair May 16, 2021
Alumni Experiences, Asia Report, Europe, Events, Latin Report

Expression Sessions are the time to close the doors to our audiences and host families and have a CAST ONLY celebration of talent… and “talent” Upload your 3-minute video of
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New Committee Descriptions and Committee Chair Application Form

UWPIAA - Lisa Diaz, '98C, Interim Communications Chair May 11, 2021
Alumni Experiences, Asia Report, Era Reports, Europe, Events, Latin Report, News, Up With People News

We have posted committee descriptions for the twelve new chair positions and are now accepting applications for those wishing to serve on the UWPIAA Board of Governors! New Committee Descriptions
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UWPIAA is Launching into A New Dimension

UWPIAA - Lisa Diaz, ('98C, USA), Interim Communications Chair | Zan Diener, (‘91E, USA), Future Chair | Marisa Connors, (‘95E, USA) April 30, 2021
Alumni Experiences, Asia Report, Era Reports, Europe, Events, Latin Report, News, Up With People News

The Up with People International Alumni Association (UWPIAA) has approved a completely new vision, mission, and board structure to launch into A New Dimension. President Terry “T” McCreary, (’68-’71, USA),
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2021 UWPIAA Reunion is Cancelled

UWPIAA April 30, 2021
Alumni Experiences, Events, News

As announced in Saturday’s Facebook Live, we regret to announce that the 2021 reunion is cancelled. The health of our fellow alumni is paramount, and we felt the reunion would
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Critical Conversations 101

UWPIAA February 20, 2021

Welcome to Critical Conversations (CritConvos). CritConvos are virtual webinar-style programs exploring various topics relevant to Up with People alumni. Each episode features a panel of pre-selected alumni in conversation with
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