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Department of Theatre & Dance College of Arts & Letters

Meet Us

Staff

Katelyn Arata

Administrative Support Coordinator I

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Zac Cahoon

Equipment Technician

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Stephanie Conrad

Performing Arts Technician

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Tasa Gleason

Performing Arts Technician

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  • Specialty & Interests: Costume Design; Costume Construction; Hair & Make-up

Drew Lenox

Production Manager

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  • Specialty & Interests: Stage Management, Production Management, Arts Administration, Business & Operations, Contracts, Film Editing, Cinematography

Daniel Neeland

Technical Director

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Kristina Rodriguez

Equipment Technician

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Audrey Walker

Costume Shop Manager

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Carol Wang

Administrative Support Coordinator II

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Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Lorelei Bayne

Chair, Theatre & Dance Department

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  • Specialty & Interests: Dance History, Theory & Criticism, Choreography

Michelle Felten

Vice Chair, Theatre & Dance Department

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  • Specialty & Interests: Acting, Voice & Movement, Audition Technique, Shakespeare

Ed Brazo

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Musical Theatre, Acting, Tap Dance

Bernard Brown

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Modern/Contemporary Dance, Jazz Technique, Horton Technique, Katherine Dunham Dance Technique, African-Caribbean Dance, Choreography, Dance Composition, Dance Cultures of America, Social Justice

Megan Brunsvold Mercedes

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Contemporary, Composition, Improvisation, Jazz, Tap, Dance Cultures of America, Dance Science & Somatics, Creative Dance for Children

Philip Flickinger

Associate Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Modern/Contemporary Dance, Choreography, Dance Cultures of America

Dr. Roberto Pomo

Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Dramatic Literature, Film Studies, Theatre History, Honors Program

Dr. D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson

Assistant Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Theatre History, Dramatic Literature, Criticism, Theory, Theatre Practice-as-Research, Digital Media and Technology, Directing. Africology, Pan-African Theatre Ensemble, Race and Theatricality

Lecturers

Samuel Fulk

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Ballet

Nhan Ho

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Advanced Jazz, Hip Hop

Nicole Limon

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre, Introduction to Theatre

Nicole Manker

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: African-Caribbean Dance, Dunham Technique

Heidi McLean

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Ballet

Christine Nicholson

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Directing, Theatre History, Irish and British Theatre, Shakespeare, Acting/Appreciation of Acting

Osvaldo Ramirez

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Mexican Folklorico Dance

Amy Walker

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Multicultural Puppetry, Children's Theatre, Appreciation of Acting, Experimental Theatre, Immersive Theatre

Melisa Cervantes

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Contemporary Dance

Stacey Fireheart

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Lighting

Kerry Glamsch

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Acting; World Cinema

Christian Johnson

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Stagecraft

Nichol Lazenby

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Contemporary/Modern Dance, Choreography, Pilates/Dance Conditioning, Dance History, Dance Cultures of America, and Jazz technique

Casey McClellan

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Introduction to Theatre, Voice and Movement

Nancie McLaughlin

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Children's Theatre

Jessica Minnihan

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Stage Makeup and Costume

Michael Stevenson

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Directing

Tim McNamara

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Lighting
Total Members: 35