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
Associate Chair
AC 300

765-285-3383

Andrea Sadler

Andrea Sadler

Recruitment Coordinator and Special Projects Administrator
AC 306B

765-285-3368

Chris McCloskey

Chris McCloskey

Administrative Coordinator
AC 306

765-285-4240


Acting and Musical Theatre Faculty

Mark Cabus

Mark Cabus

Assistant Teaching Professor of Acting
AC 306

765-285-4158

Deborah Hill

Deborah Hill

Assistant Teaching Professor of Musical Theatre
AC 200

765-285-6536

Nina Kossler

Nina Kossler

Assistant Teaching Professor of Musical Theatre Dance
AC 200

765-285-8331

Kathy Logelin

Kathy Logelin

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

773-485-0617

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 009

765-285-4819

Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott

Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance
Musical Theatre, Voice
AC 007B

765-285-0974

Eric A. Emery

Eric A. Emery

Instructor of Theatre
Los Angeles Experience Casting Director
AC 306

765-285-8740

Sutton Foster

Sutton Foster

Instructor of Theatre
AC 306

765-285-8740

Andre Garner

Andre Garner

Assistant Professor of Acting
AC 303F

765-285-7364

Jeremy Gussin

Jeremy Gussin

Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Voice
AC 306

765-285-4167

Rachel Hoffman

Rachel Hoffman

Instructor of Theatre
New York Showcase Casting Director 
AC 306

765-285-8740

Megan McGinnis-Pack

Megan McGinnis-Pack

Instructor of Theatre

Sean Paul Mills

Sean Paul Mills

Assistant Teaching Professor of Music
AC 214A

765-285-5462

Billy Ryan Murphy

Billy Ryan Murphy

Instructor of Theatre
Los Angeles Experience Director
AC 306

765-285-8740

William Osetek

William Osetek

Instructor of Theatre
Chicago Showcase Casting Director 
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 216

765-285-5557

Jim Rhinehart

Jim Rhinehart

Associate Teaching Professor of Musical Theatre
MU 107

765-285-8754

Veronica Santoyo

Veronica Santoyo

Associate Teaching Professor of Theatre
AC 303B

765-285-4159

Jay Schwandt

Jay Schwandt

Associate Teaching Professor of Theatre and Dance
Musical Theatre, Pianist
AC 307

765-285-8767

Johnna Tavianini

Johnna Tavianini

Associate Professor of Musical Theatre Voice
AC 412

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 001B

765-285-7363

Emily Tzucker

Emily Tzucker

Associate Teaching Professor of Theatre
AC 303D

765-285-7324

C. Drew Vidal

C. Drew Vidal

Associate Professor of Theatre
AC 303C

765-285-8751


Dance Faculty

Mya Ajanku

Mya Ajanku

Assistant Professor of Global Dance
BG 204

765-285-8053

Anne Beck

Anne Beck

Associate Teaching Professor of Dance
AC 213

765-285-4244

Beverly Bautista

Beverly Bautista

Assistant Teaching Professor of Dance
AC 306

765-285-7362

Sidra Leigh Bell

Sidra Leigh Bell

Instructor of Dance
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 Sorohan Garner

Molly Sorohan Garner

Instructor of Theatre and Dance
AC 306

765-285-8740

Susan Koper

Susan Koper

Associate Professor, Dance Teacher, and Choregrapher
BG 206

765-285-0982

Sarah Mangelsdorf

Sarah Mangelsdorf

Emerita Faculty
AC 306

765-744-4602

Jenn Meckley

Jenn Meckley

Assistant Professor of Dance, Dance Historian and Teacher
BG 207

765-285-7361

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

Christie Zimmerman

Christie Zimmerman

Associate Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Associate Professor of Dance
AC 204C

765-285-5792


Design and Technology Faculty

Kerry Lee Chipman

Kerry Lee Chipman

Associate 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
Hair and Makeup
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 117A

765-285-7365

Kathryn Rohe

Kathryn Rohe

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

765-285-7343

Alexander Neilson Stearns

Alexander Neilson Stearns

Director of Costume Shop
TH 0006

765-285-8752

Kip Shawger

Kip Shawger

Emeritus Faculty
AC 306

765-285-8740

Timothy Sperlak

Timothy Sperlak

Technical Director
AC 306

765-285-8750

Jeff Stover

Jeff Stover

Assistant Teaching Professor of Stage Management and Design Technology
AC 209F

765-285-4248


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

Jennifer Blackmer

Jennifer Blackmer

Director of the Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry and Professor of Theatre
Professor of Theatre, Playwriting
TS 107

765-285-2783

Chris Bolender

Chris Bolender

Production Stage Manager
AC 209

765-285-3521

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

Diana Grisanti

Diana Grisanti

Assistant Professor of Playwriting
AC 306

765-285-8798

Karen Kessler

Karen Kessler

Professor of Theatre
Directing
AC 306

765-285-8745

David Little

David Little

Assistant Teaching Professor of Theatre
Directing
AC 306

765-285-6461

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

Sursa Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts and Professor of Theatre
AC 200

765-285-5507

Matthew Reeder

Matthew Reeder

Assistant Professor of Directing and Shakespeare and Online Specialist
AC 306

765-285-8809

Andy Waldron

Andy Waldron

Assistant Professor of Theatre Education
AC 403C

765-285-0979


Staff

Anna Peace

Anna Peace

Academic Advisor
AC 218

765-285-8756

John Sadler

John Sadler

Scene Shop Supervisor
AC 306

765-285-0978