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Our Alumni

Our Alumni

We know that for some campers, finding themselves will mean discovering a new way of thinking and living. For others, it will mean answering a professional call, as it has for Usdanite actors Natalie Portman, Jackie Hoffman, Olivia Thirlby, and Lisa Gay Hamilton; stylist and television personality Stacy London; singers Jane Monheit, Taylor Dayne, and Mariah Carey; Broadway playwright Michele Lowe; Grammy-winning producer Adam Abeshouse; Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky; Juilliard conductor Adam Glaser; and members of major American orchestras, and dance and theater companies.

Our highest hope is that the Usdan experience will instill in campers the courage to make creative contributions to their worlds, for the rest of their lives.


Alumni Program

No matter what your engagement level, all of our alumni are an important part of what makes Usdan unique. 

If you are an alum who is excited to deepen your connection with Usdan, please complete the brief survey below. We will use information gathered to:

  • Update your information in our alumni database
  • Ensure you receive communications around opportunities that most interest you
  • Work with you in an alumni leadership role, should it interest you

We hope that by attending Usdan, you lost yourself for a summer, and found yourself for a lifetime. 

“Usdan was the place where I found myself and my community. I got to explore my creative side
and meet other "outsiders" and visionaries who saw the world like me.”
—Usdan Alum