Theatre - Guest artists

Ruben Santiago-Hudson

WSU Alum and Director of August Wilson's acclaimed play, "Jitney", Ruben Santiago-Hudson, came to speak to Wayne State Theatre and Dance students and subscribers at the Hilberry Theatre on November 15, 2019.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is an American actorplaywright, and director who has won national awards for his work in all three categories. He is best known for his role of Captain Roy Montgomery from 2009 to 2011 on ABC's Castle. In November 2011 he appeared on Broadway in Lydia R. Diamond's play Stick Fly.[1][2] In 2013 he starred in the TV series Low Winter Sun, a police drama set in Detroit.

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Ruben Santiago smiling and standing in front of a Tribeca Film Institute backdrop

Past guest artists

  • Jeffrey Seller
  • S. Epatha Merkerson
  • Deborah Joy Winans
  • George Abud
  • Natasha Katz
  • Thorsten Kaye
  • Michael Boudewyns
  • Allegra Libonati
  • David DiChiera
  • Dominique Morriseau
  • David Ramsey
  • Lenny Banovez
  • Mandy Patinkin
  • Patti LuPone
  • Shelley Butler
  • Syd Mead
  • Tim Rhoze
  • Tom Skerritt
  • Valerie Pettiford