Alumni Arts Hall Of Fame: Celebrating Our Most Talented!

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The Alumni Arts Hall of Fame was established in 2015 to recognize and honor alumni (living or deceased) who have made significant contributions to the arts either as performing or practicing artists/performers in individual disciplines.

Larry Lees ‘97 is our 2023 Alumni Arts Hall of Fame Honoree

The ULS community – alumni, friends, family, faculty, and staff — joined together on November 26 for the Larry Lees Memorial Tribute Concert to pay tribute to the 1997 alum who sadly passed away in March 2022 at the age of 42.

The touching and emotional two-hour concert paid tribute to Larry and his years as an active and influential member of the theater and performing arts community at ULS.
Larry Patrick Lees Jr.
A company of more than a dozen performers and musicians — led by Broadway performers J. Oconer Navarro ‘00 and Leonard Sullivan ‘97 and musician Paul Rossen ‘00 — performed songs and scenes from the productions that Larry was in as a student.
As part of the tribute, Larry was posthumously inducted into the ULS Alumni Arts Hall of Fame for his contributions to the ULS theater program as a student and alum and his more than 20-year career as a professional musician, composer, conductor, performer, and teachers. His parents, Larry Sr. and Diane Lees, accepted the Hall of Fame award on his behalf.
Learn more about Larry Lees

Past Recipients

2022 Honoree: Justin Young '98, Professional saxophonist

2021 Honoree: Georgia Shreve '65 GPUS, Multi-passioned artist

2020 Honoree: Leonard Sullivan '97, Broadway performer

2019 Honoree: Josh Moulton ’96, Painter

2018 Honoree: Cybelle Codish '94, Professional photographer

2017 Honoree: Michelle “Mitch” McCabe '89, Documentary filmmaker

2016 Honoree: Gilda Radner '64 LIG, Actress and comedian

2015 Honoree: Julie Harris '44 CDS, Film and theater actress