The Department of Theatre & Dance's faculty and staff are committed to engaging students in the creation, performance, and analysis of theatre and dance arts.

Faculty & Staff Awards

 

Kate Bashore
Kate Bashore
Director of Dance Production • Assistant Teaching Professor
Dance
Bruce Bergner
Bruce Bergner
Associate Professor of Theatre Design & Technology • Department Chair
Theatre
Anya Cloud
Anya Cloud
Assistant Professor • Leadership of MFA Somatic Emphasis • Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dance
Bud Coleman
Bud Coleman
Professor • Roe Green Endowed Chair in Theatre • Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Initiatives
Theatre
Michelle Ellsworth
Michelle Ellsworth
Distinguished Professor • Co-Director of Graduate Studies in Dance
Dance
Jordan Feeler
Jordan Feeler
Theatre & Dance Technical Director • Assistant Teaching Professor
Theatre & Dance
Oliver Gerland
Oliver Gerland
Associate Professor • Faculty Affiliate of the Humanities Program
Theatre
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Rennie Harris
Artist-in-Residence • Co-Director of Hip-hop Studies
Dance
Markas Henry
Markas Henry
Associate Professor
Theatre
Lara Maerz
Lara Maerz
Production Coordinator
Theatre & Dance
Jesse Manno
Jesse Manno
Music Director • Associate Teaching Professor
Dance
Donna Mejia
Donna Mejia
Associate Professor • Faculty Fellow, Renée Crown Wellness Institute • Inaugural Chancellor’s Health and Wellness Scholar in Residence
Dance
Tammy Meneghini Headshot
Tamara Meneghini
Associate Professor • Head of the BFA in Musical Theatre concentration
Theatre
Beth Osnes
Beth Osnes
Associate Professor • Co-Director of Graduate Studies in Theatre & Performance Studies
Theatre
Cecilia Pang
Cecilia J. Pang
Associate Chair of Theatre • Associate Professor
Theatre
Chip Persons
Chip Persons
Associate Professor, Head of Acting
Theatre
Erika Randall
Erika Randall
Associate Professor • Associate Dean for Student Success
Dance
Kevin Rich
Kevin Rich
Associate Professor • Director of Applied Shakespeare Certificate • Director of MA/MBA in Theatre
Theatre
Larry Southall
Larry Southall
Assistant Teaching Professor • Co-Director of Hip-hop Studies
Dance
Nii Armah Sowah
Nii Armah Sowah
Associate Teaching Professor • Co-Director of Graduate Studies in Dance
Dance
Jonathan Spencer
Jonathan Spencer
Assistant Teaching Professor
Theatre • Dance
Theodore Stark
Theodore Stark
Associate Teaching Professor & Costume Shop Supervisor • Head of Design • Director of Undergraduate Studies
Theatre • Dance
Marcos Steuernagel
Marcos Davi Silva Steuernagel
Assistant Professor • Co-Director of Graduate Studies in Theatre & Performance Studies
Theatre • Dance
Helanius Wilkins. Photography by Christopher Michael Carruth (copyright 2019).
Helanius J. Wilkins
Assistant Professor • Associate Chair and Director of Dance
Dance