Author: Ian Thibodeau

Alum profiles

Chirstopher Darga: The faces of Darga

Few people can name one decision that kick-started their career. Even fewer can tell you that they are truly happy with their job. But Christopher Darga, a professional actor and graduate of University of Detroit, might be able to tell you both. "I’ve never had a bad experience […]

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Jim Vellas: Ford Fund alum gives time, advice

What happens after a UDM student graduates? Do alumni leave Michigan for bigger and better places? Is everyone given a commemorative coffee mug and sent on their way? Are there passes given to take the secret elevator to the speak-easy at the top of the clock tower? Maybe, but for […]

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Yasmine Jaffri: A director comes home

Yasmine Jaffri is not new to theatre – or to UDM, for that matter. Jaffri is, however, directing her first play at UDM as a theatre professional. "It is a true homecoming for me," Jaffri said. "Eleemosynary" opens on Friday, Sept. 30, and Jaffri said that she has high hopes […]