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By ALLISON EN GEL

The Multi-hyphenate

From teaching, producing, volunteering and beyond, Edward Padilla BA ’05 shares about his continued connection to USC and his many roles outside of acting.

Center: Edward Padilla BA ’05, Courtesy photo. Clockwise from top left: Cheryl Hines and Edward Padilla, right, as Javier, in Suburgatory, Photo courtesy of ABC/Richard Cartwright; Padilla, right, as Ali Hakim in the 2003 USC School of Dramatic Arts production of Oklahoma!, USC School of Dramatic Arts/Photo archive; Padilla, as Jaime Escalante, in the Stand and Deliver staged reading for the Pasadena Playhouse, Photo courtesy of Pasadena Playhouse; Padilla, left, and Shabnam Kalbasi in LA Opera’s The Marriage of Figueroa, as part of its Saturday Mornings at the Opera series, Photo by Taso Papadakis.

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