Faculty

Our strength lies in our faculty.

A highly talented and energetic faculty is the greatest strength of the theatre program. All of our faculty are active professional artists and are recognized nationally within their respective specialties. They are intensely committed to your development as a young artist, and their attention to student needs is recognized by many of our students gaining entrance to the very best graduate programs in the land. Whether your interests lie in acting, directing, or design, you will find a collaborative environment that is essential to creating good theatre.

The theatre faculty consists of:

Full Time

Erica Hoelscher - Chairperson and Professor
Costume Design
Kashi Johnson - Professor
Acting
Pam Pepper - Professor
Acting, Directing
Augustine Ripa - Professor
Acting, Directing
Melpomene Katakalos - Assistant Professor
Scenic Design
Will Lowry - Assistant Professor
Lighting Design

Adjunct & Staff

Pamela Richey - Adjunct Professor
Costume Coordinator
Gordon Sanfacon - Adjunct Professor
Kolby Clarke - Adjunct Professor
Phillip Ingle - Adjunct Professor
Audio Coordinator
Elizabeth Miller - Adjunct Professor
Assistant Production Manager
Matthew Faragasso - Assistant Technical Director
Paint & Prop Supervisor

Emeriti

Jeffrey Milet
Professor Emeritus (1975-2014)
Lighting Design