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  Mason Gross School of the Arts 2020-2022 Faculty and Administration Department of Theater Arts  

Department of Theater Arts


Interim Chair: Ellen Bredehoft, B.F.A., Idaho; M.F.A., Boston

Head of Acting: Barbara Marchant, B.A., Theater Arts, Washington State

Head of Costume Design: Valerie Marcus Ramshur, B.A., Bennington College; M.F.A., New York/Tisch School of the Arts

Head of Costume Technology: Ellen Bredehoft, B.F.A., Idaho; M.F.A., Boston

Head of Lighting Design: Don Holder, B.S., Maine; M.F.A., Yale School of Drama; Honorary Doctor of Arts, Muhlenberg College

Head of Scenic Design: Lee Savage, B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design; M.F.A., Yale School of Drama

Interim Head of Stage Management: Christine Whalen, B.A., Rutgers

Head of Production: Jennifer Stauffer, B.A., Macalester College

Head of B.A. Theater Program: Marshall Jones III, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., New York

Head of M.F.A. Playwriting: Kathleen Tolan, B.A., SUNY (Empire State College); M.F.A., Brooklyn College

Professors:

David Esbjornson, B.A., Gustavus Adolphus; M.F.A., New York

Barbara Marchant, B.A., Fort Wright College; teaching training with William Esper

Associate Professors:

Ellen Bredehoft, B.F.A., Idaho; M.F.A., Boston

Christopher Cartmill, B.A., Washington and Lee; M.F.A., Virginia

David Gordon, B.F.A., New York

Marshal Jones III, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., New York

Jennifer Stauffer, B.A., Macalester College

Kathleen Tolan, B.A., SUNY (Empire State College); M.F.A., Brooklyn College

Assistant Professors:

Nathan Crocker, B.F.A., North Carolina-Greensboro; M.F.A., California (Irvine)

Danielle Liccardo, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, The America Globe Theater

Lee Savage, B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design; M.F.A., Yale School of Drama

Lecturers:

Shane Ballard, Fashion Institute of Technology

Jeffrey Bender, B.F.A., Michigan

William Carden, St. Lawrence; Brandeis

Elizabeth Hope Clancy, B.A., William and Mary; M.F.A., Yale

David Dannenfelser, B.A., William Paterson; M.A., New York; M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College

Gabrielle Demeestere

Helen Farmer, B.A., Guelph; M.F.A., Rutgers

Louise Grafton, B.A., Pennsylvania; M.A., Indiana

Karin Graybash

Christopher Hallady, B.A., George Washington; M.F.A., Rutgers

Jerelyn Jurinek, B.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago; M.F.A., Columbia

John Keller, B.A., College of the Holly Cross; M.F.A., Rutgers

Letitia Lange, B.A., Pennsylvania State; M.F.A., Rutgers

Pat McCorkle, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., New York

Matthew Melchiorre, B.A., Fordham

David Murin, B.F.A., New York

Sari Ruskin, B.A., M.A., City College of New York; Ph.D., Long Island

Christine Whalen, B.A., Rutgers

Antu Yacob, B.A., Minnesota (Duluth); M.F.A., Rutgers

Professors Emeriti:

Lee Blessing, B.A., Reed College; M.F.A., Iowa

Eileen Blumenthal, B.A., M.A., Brown; Ph.D., Yale

F. Mitchell Dana, B.F.A., Utah State; M.F.A., Yale School of Drama

William Esper, B.A., Case Western Reserve; Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater; teaching training with Sanford Meisner

Vickie Esposito, B.A., Rutgers; M.F.A., Minnesota

John Jensen, B.S., Oregon; Pratt Institute and Lester Polakof School of Stage Design

Virginia Johnson, B.S., Moorhead State; M.A., Bowling Green

Kevin Kittle, B.A., Caldwell College; M.F.A., Rutgers

Eric Krebs, B.A., M.A., Rutgers

Joseph F. Miklojcik Jr., B.S., Northwestern; M.A., Connecticut

R. Michael Miller, B.F.A., M.F.A., Washington

Heather Rasche, B.F.A., New York; M.A., New York/Tisch School of the Arts; Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Amy Saltz, B.A., Wisconsin


Rutgers' Conservatory at Shakespeare's Globe in London

Director: Barbara Marchant

Instructors:

Joseph Atkins, Singing

Bill Buckhurst, Acting

Giles Block, Text

Tim Carroll, Acting

Richard Cave, Feldenkrais

Peter Hamilton Dyer, Text and Globe Performance Practice

Chloe France, Assistant Director

Anna Healey, Movement

Mary Howland, Dialect

Dr. Farah Karim-Cooper, Text and Contexts

Huw Prall, Historical Dance

Kate Sagovsky, Movement

Patrick Spottiswoode, Reading Around

Jonathan Waller, Combat

Lucinda Worlock, Voice

 
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