Faculty and Staff

Jacob Allen
Chair and Head of Musical Theatre – Musical Theatre Performance, Music Theory, Individual Voice

Alice Rainey Berry
Director of Publicity and Promotion, Web Master

Sarah Brown
Coordinator of Graduate Studies – Performance, Acting for TV and Film, Audition Prep

Delilah Bryant
Administrative Associate II

Holly L. Derr
Artistic Director and Head of Directing – Theatre History, Dramatic Literature

Jen Gillette
Assistant Professor – Head of Design and Technology – Costume Design, Costume History, Period Styles, Rendering

Stephen Hancock
Professor – Performance, Playwriting, Directing

Holly Lau
Professor – Performance, Modern Dance, Dance History, Labanotation

Anita "Jo" Lenhart
Head of Performance/Acting – Performance, Vocal Training

Rick Mayfield
Assistant Technical Director

Michael Medcalf
Assistant Professor – Dance

Jill Guyton Nee
Head of Dance – Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Modern, Choreography and Pedagogy

Michael S. O'Nele
Associate Professor – Technical Director and Production Manager

Anthony Pellecchia
Associate Professor – Lighting Design and Sound Design

Brian J. Ruggaber
Associate Professor – Scenic Design, Properties, Scenic Painting

Kristin Shupe
Administrative Secretary

Tracy Thomas
Assistant Professor – Musical Theatre Voice

Carolyn Walker
Costume Shop Supervisor

John J. Yorke
Introduction to Theatre Coordinator – Performance, Script Analysis, Theory and Criticism