Faculty and Staff

William Jenkins

William Jenkins

Department Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance and Professor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith

Associate Professor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-3383


Acting and Musical Theatre Faculty

Dee Dee  Batteast

Dee Dee Batteast

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Jodi Cotton-Street

Jodi Cotton-Street

Associate Teaching Professor of Theatre
Musical theatre, voice
AC 306

765-285-4819

Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott

Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance
musical theatre, voice
AC 306

765-285-8740

Eric A. Emery

Eric A. Emery

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Sutton Lenore Foster

Sutton Lenore Foster

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Andre Garner

Andre Garner

Assistant Professor of Acting
AC 306

765-285-7364

Ronald Hellems

Ronald Hellems

Assistant Teaching Professor of Theatre
musical theatre, voice
AC 011C

765-285-6536

Rachel Anuta Hoffman

Rachel Anuta Hoffman

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Billy Ryan Murphy

Billy Ryan Murphy

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

William Francis Osetek

William Francis Osetek

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Eva Patton

Eva Patton

Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance
AC 303 E

765-285-0976

Michael Rafter

Michael Rafter

Associate Professor of Musical Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Cody Daniel Ricks

Cody Daniel Ricks

Temporary Accompanist
musical theatre, pianist

000-000-0000

Veronica Santoyo

Veronica Santoyo

Assistant Teaching Professor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Jay Schwandt

Jay Schwandt

Assistant Teaching Professor of Theatre
Musical theatre, pianist
AC 309B

765-285-8767

Michael Wornell Seregow

Michael Wornell Seregow

Assistant Teaching Professor of Theatre
musical theatre, pianist
AC 306

765-285-8796

Johnna Tavianini

Johnna Tavianini

Associate Professor of Musical Theatre Voice
AC 011D

765-285-7301

Adam Thatcher

Adam Thatcher

Assistant Professor of Voice for the Actor and Acting Teacher
AC 303A

765-285-7015

Elizabeth Truitt

Elizabeth Truitt

Assistant Teaching Professor of Theatre
musical theatre, voice
AC 011B

765-285-7363

Emily Tzucker

Emily Tzucker

Associate Teaching Professor of Theatre
AC

765-285-7324

C. Drew Vidal

C. Drew Vidal

Associate Professor of Theatre
AC 303B

765-285-8751

Sean  Woodgett

Sean Woodgett

Temporary Accompanist
musical theatre, pianist
AC 309F

765-285-7031

Peter Zapp

Peter Zapp

Associate Teaching Professor of Theatre
AC 309E

765-285-7371


Dance Faculty

Mya Ajanku

Mya Ajanku

Assistant Professor of Global Dance
AC 306

765-285-8053

Anne Nicole Beck

Anne Nicole Beck

Instructor of Dance
AC 306

765-285-8740

Sidra Leigh Bell

Sidra Leigh Bell

Instructor of Dance
Workshop Faculty
AC 306

765-285-8740

Lisa Carter

Lisa Carter

Assistant Teaching Professor and Ballet Teacher and Choreographer
BG 208

765-285-6401

Adam  Crawley

Adam Crawley

Instructor of Dance
AC 306

765-285-8740

Molly Susan Garner

Molly Susan Garner

Instructor of Theatre and Dance
AC 306

765-285-8740

Susan Koper

Susan Koper

Assistant Professor, Dance Teacher, and Choregrapher
BG 208

765-285-0982

Sarah Mangelsdorf

Sarah Mangelsdorf


AC 306

765-744-4602

Jenn  Meckley

Jenn Meckley

Instructor of Dance
AC 306

765-285-8740

Melanie Ann Schreiber

Melanie Ann Schreiber

Instructor of Dance
AC 306

765-285-8740

Kenny  Shepard

Kenny Shepard

Instructor of Dance
AC 306

765-285-8740

Audra Sokol

Audra Sokol

Associate Professor of Dance
BG 205

765-285-1484

Melanie Swihart

Melanie Swihart

Assistant Teaching Professor of Dance
BG 207

765-285-8331

Michael  Worcel

Michael Worcel

Associate Teaching Professor of Dance
BG 204

765-285-0975

Christie Zimmerman

Christie Zimmerman

Associate Professor of Dance
BG 203

765-285-5507


Design and Technology Faculty

Emily Ruiz

Emily Ruiz

Director of Costume Shop
AC 306

765-285-8752

Kerry Lee Chipman

Kerry Lee Chipman

Assistant Professor of Scenic Design
AC 308

765-285-8831

Joe Court

Joe Court

Assistant Professor, Sound Designer and Teacher
AC 209F

765-285-8819

Robert Dirden

Robert Dirden

Associate Teaching Professor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-3522

Mickie Marie

Mickie Marie

Associate Professor of Theatre and Lighting Designer
AC 306

765-285-0977

Brian Moore

Brian Moore

Studio Theatre Technical Director and Shop Supervisor
AC 115

765-285-7365

Alan Perez

Alan Perez

Technical Director
AC 306

765-285-8740

Kathryn Rohe

Kathryn Rohe

Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance and Costume Designer and Teacher
AC 306

765-285-7343

Kip Shawger

Kip Shawger

Emeritus Faculty
AC 306

765-285-8740

Tyler Smart

Tyler Smart

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740


Directing, Stage Management, Theatre Education, and Theatre Creation Faculty

Jennifer Blackmer

Jennifer Blackmer

Executive Director for Immersive Learning and Virginia Ball Center
Professor of Theatre
TS 107

765-285-2783

Troy Dobosiewicz

Troy Dobosiewicz

Assistant Professor of Theatre Education
AC 306

765-285-8797

Andrew Friedman

Andrew Friedman

Assistant Professor and Theatre Historian
AC 306

765-285-8795

Thomas Horan

Thomas Horan

Assistant Professor of Playwriting and New Works Development
AC 306

765-285-4158

Sarah Jenkins

Sarah Jenkins

Managing Director
TH 020

765-285-8747

Karen Kessler

Karen Kessler

Professor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8745

David Little

David Little

Assistant Teaching Professor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Tracena  Marie

Tracena Marie

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Nick  Murhling

Nick Murhling

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-6461

Michael O

Michael O'Hara

Associate Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Sursa Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts
AC 200

765-285-5495

Jim  Peterson

Jim Peterson

Instructor of Theatre and Dance
AC 306

765-285-8740

Matthew Reeder

Matthew Reeder

Assistant Professor of Directing and Shakespeare and Online Specialist
AC 306

765-285-8809

Colleen Tovar

Colleen Tovar

Production Stage Manager
AC 306

765-285-8740


Staff

Kayla Cassem

Kayla Cassem

Box Office Supervisor and Marketing Scheduling Coordinator
TH 016

765-285-4243

Patricia Daehn

Patricia Daehn

Costume Shop Assistant
AC 306

765-285-8752

Andrea Sadler

Andrea Sadler

Recruitment Coordinator and Projects Assistant
AC 306

765-285-8740

John Sadler

John Sadler

Scene Shop Supervisor
AC 306

765-285-0978

Melissa Tinsley

Melissa Tinsley

Administrative Coordinator
AC 306

765-285-4240