Bruce Bergner

Bruce Bergner

Associate Professor of Theatre Design & Technology
Theatre
Bruce A. Bergner, MFA in Scene Design, University of Illinois; BA in Theatre, University of Minnesota Associate Chair for the Theatre Division CU faculty member since 1998.

Previously Artist-in-Residence, Performing Arts Department, Washington University, 1992-1998; Visiting Faculty Artist, Department of Theatre Arts, University of North Dakota, 1991; Instructor, Santa Rosa College Professional Training Program, 1990. CU scene design credits include Marisol, Twelfth Night, The Cherry Orchard, She Loves Me, The Grapes...
Bud Coleman

Bud Coleman

Professor
Theatre
Bud Coleman, Ph.D. in Theatre History/Criticism, University of Texas-Austin; MFA in Theatre: Directing, University of Utah; BFA in Theatre Arts, Texas Christian University. Professor, Chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance. CU faculty member since 1993. Previously Adjunct Faculty, Department of Theatre, St. Edward’s University, 1990-1992; Dancer/Choreographer/Co-Artistic Director with Kinesis Modern Dance Company, 1989-1993; Assistant Instructor, Department of Theatre & Dance, University of Texas-Austin, 1988-1993; Wardrobe Supervisor, Dresser and...
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Bianca Frazer

Lecturer
Theatre
Bianca Gordon is a teaching artist and scholar at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She received her PhD from the Department of Theatre & Dance in May 2019. Her research interests include the medical humanities, disability studies, and the ways in which chronic illness can be understood and acknowledged through performance. Gordon also works for the Colorado Shakespeare Festival in the Education Department and as a production dramaturg. Bianca received...
Oliver Gerland

Oliver Gerland

Associate Professor, Honors Residential Academic Program Faculty Director
Theatre
PhD in Drama and Humanities, Stanford University; BA in Philosophy and English Literature, Swarthmore College. CU faculty member since 1992. Research interests include copyright law, disability studies, dramatic theory and criticism, Scandinavian modern drama (Ibsen and Strindberg). Previously Assistant Professor in Theatre and Film Department, Director of Graduate Studies, University of Utah, 1990-1992; Lecturer in Culture, Ideas and Values Program, Stanford University, 1989-1990. Served as Theatre and Dance Department Chair...
Emily K. Harrison

Emily K. Harrison

Lecturer
Theatre
Emily K. Harrison is an actor, writer, director, and producer living in London, England/Boulder, Colorado. The founder and producing artistic director of Boulder-based, award-winning s quare p roduct t heatre, she holds an MFA in Performance from the Savannah College of Art & Design, a PhD in Theatre from the University of Colorado, and a BA in Theatre Studies from Boston's Emerson College. Recent acting credits with s quare p...
Markas Henry

Markas Henry

Associate Professor, Associate Chair & Director of Theatre
Theatre
Markas Henry, MFA in Costume and Scenic Design, University of Connecticut; BS in Theatre, Ball State University; Costume Assistantship, The Juilliard School. Assistant Professor of Costume Design. CU faculty member since 2004. Previous Academic: Guest Costume and/or Scenic Designer/ Artist in Residence: Tartuffe , Yale University Dramatic Association; J esus Christ Superstar and Best Little Whorehouse in Texas , Ball Sate Univ., Muncie, IN; You Can’t Take It With You...
Connie Lane

Connie Lane

Instructor, Theatre & Dance Production Coordinator
Theatre • Dance
BA in Theatre Arts at Beloit College, Member of Actors’ Equity Association Connie joined CU’s Theatre & Dance Department faculty in fall 2011. We welcome her thirty years of professional production experience in the performing arts arena of theatre, dance, music and special events. Her AEA Stage Management credits include multiple seasons with the Arvada Center, the Kennedy Center Theatre for Young People in Washington DC and Theatre Project Company...
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Tamara Meneghini

Associate Professor
Theatre
Tamara Meneghini is a professional actor, voice/movement coach, and teaching artist. She belongs to the Actor’s Equity Association (AEA), the Association of Theatre Movement Educators (ATME), and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA, co-chair Engagement Committee). She has also taught courses in acting, movement, and voice at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Creighton University, University of the Arts-Philadelphia, and the American...

Anne Murphy

Lecturer
Theatre
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Tim Orr

Lecturer
Theatre
Producing Artistic Director, Colorado Shakespeare Festival Tim has been with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival as a performer since 2007 and joined the staff as the associate producing director in 2011. During his tenure at CSF he has started the CSF School of Theatre and CSF’s nationally recognized Shakespeare anti-bullying school tour. As an actor he has appeared in 10 productions at CSF and numerous theaters across California. A resident artist...
Beth Osnes

Beth Osnes

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Theatre
M.A. and Ph.D. University of Colorado, Theatre B.A. Marquette University, Theology Beth Osnes PhD, is an Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Colorado Boulder, and is an associate of the Environmental Studies faculty. She is passionate about using theatre as a tool for women and youth to author a new story towards positive social change. She is co-founder and co-director of Inside the Greenhouse, an endowed initiative on...
Cecilia Pang

Cecilia J. Pang

Associate Professor, Director of Libby RAP
Theatre
Cecilia J. Pang, PhD in Dramatic Art-Directing, University of California at Berkeley; MA in Theatre Arts, San Francisco State University; BA in English, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. CU faculty member since 2003. According to Cecilia, “My research/creative work philosophy is rooted first and foremost in my passion for making art. I want to keep my art vital by exploring creative new form and content and by venturing into unconquered...
Chip Persons

Chip Persons

Associate Professor, Head of Performance
Theatre
CU faculty member since 2007 MFA in Acting, Columbia University in the City of New York; BFA in Acting, University of California, Santa Barbara. CU faculty member since 2007. Chip has over twenty Shakespearean roles to his credit since debuting in John Houseman’s production of Richard III at the Old Globe Theatre. He has performed with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival since 2000, including the title role in Richard II ,...
Kevin Rich

Kevin Rich

Associate Professor, Director of MA/MBA in Theatre, Director of Applied Shakespeare Certificate
Theatre
CU faculty member since 2016 MFA Yale School of Drama, Acting BA Grinnell College, Theatre and Religious Studies Kevin's research interests include Shakespeare's original practices, the intersection of Shakespeare and civic engagement and the development of new work inspired by our classics. Kevin served as the Artistic Director of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival from 2012-17, producing vibrant, theatrical productions of Shakespeare’s plays including an all-male original practices production of Much...
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Kate Speer

Lecturer
Theatre • Dance
Kate Speer is a dancer, choreographer, and organizer based in Denver, CO. Balancing life as an artist and arts administrator, she crafts performance work while tending to the wellbeing and heart beat of dance makers and nonprofit organizations. With almost a decade of arts administration, Kate started in the Philadelphia dance community as General Manager for Leah Stein Dance Company and Financial Coordinator for Mascher Space Cooperative, and has served...
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Jonathan Spencer

Instructor
Theatre • Dance
Jonathan lives in New York City working principally on Broadway, National Touring, Regional, Off-Broadway, and international theatrical productions. Recent designs include the current RENT – 20 th Anniversary National Tour , Who’s Holiday – Off Broadway at the West Side Theatre, Grace Notes: Reflections for Now at The John F Kennedy Center, Yale Repertory Theater, and the Spoleto Festival USA, and You Are Mine Own Directed by Atom Egoyan for...
Theodore Stark

Theodore Stark

Senior Instructor & Costume Shop Supervisor • Head of Design
Theatre • Dance
Theadore A. Stark, MFA in Costume Production, Boston University; BA in Theatre & Speech, The College of William & Mary; Internship in Costume Department, The Julliard School. CU faculty member since 2000. Previously Costume Advisor/Shop Manager, Oberlin College, 1995-1996. Professional credits include Draper for the Los Angeles Opera; Draper for Eric Winterling Costumes; Draper and Assistant Costume Head for The Santa Fe Opera; and costuming for the national touring companies...
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Marcos Steuernagel

Assistant Professor
Theatre • Dance
M.A. and Ph.D. in Performance Studies, New York University Specialization in Cinema and Video, Faculdade de Artes do Paraná, Brazil B.A. in Theatre Directing, Faculdade de Artes do Paraná, Brazil Marcos Steuernagel is Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance , a member of the Latin American Studies Center Steering Committee, and Affiliate Faculty in Ethnic Studies and in the Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate at CU Boulder. Marcos...
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Teri Wagner

Lecturer
Theatre • Experience Design
Teri Wagner earned her MFA from University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. She served as Chair of the Art Department of Cardinal Stritch University from 1999-2012 and taught undergraduate and graduate studio courses. In addition, she has conducted studio workshops in Weimar, Germany (Bauhaus Universitat); Perugia, Italy (Villa Pieve International School); Los Angeles (CalArts); Syndey, Australia (Excelsia College) and CU Boulder (Department of Theatre and Dance). Since settling in Colorado, Wagner has...
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Melissa Zaremba

Lecturer
Theatre
Melissa holds a BPA in Dance Performance from Oklahoma City University and an MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University. Her thesis research was conducted in Grand Canyon National Park and studied Somaesthetic approach to choreography. She has performed in over 30 union productions across the country including 8 years as a Radio City Rockette and Lorraine on the 1 st National Tour of “42 nd Street.” She performed as a...