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
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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
Kaylyn Kriaski
Kaylyn Kriaski
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
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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 Professor, Director of Libby RAP
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 • Associate Chair of Theatre • 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