Theater Arts Faculty

  • Eileen Blumenthal

    Eileen Blumenthal has a Ph.D. in history of the theater from Yale and M.A. and B.A....

  • William Carden

    William Carden was artistic director of the ...

  • Christopher Cartmill

    Christopher Cartmill is an award-winning playwright, actor, and director. He taught for...

  • Elizabeth Clancy

    Elizabeth Clancy’s Broadway costume design credits include A Christmas Story, Passing Strange, Edward...

  • Allen Cutler

    Properties Supervisor

    Allen Cutler is a visual artist and designer.  e has been Prop Master and Prop Designer at The Berkshire...

  • David Dannenfelser

    Dannenfelser received a BA in special education from William Paterson University,...

  • Richard Dresser

    Richard Dresser’s plays are widely produced in New York City, regional theater, and Europe. They include Rounding Third, ...

  • David Esbjornson

    Chair of the Theater Department

    David Esbjornson’s work as a director includes the Broadway debut and London...

  • Vickie Esposito

    Associate Head of Design

    Vickie Esposito's first job after completing her MFA was as resident designer for Chimera Theater, St. Paul.  After 2½ years,...

  • Helen Farmer

    Helen Farmer was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She graduated from Mason Gross with an MFA in 2008. She has worked with various theaters...

  • Julie Foh

    Voice and Speech

    Julie Foh holds an M.F.A. in voice and ...

  • David P. Gordon

    David Gordon has designed the scenery for more than 250 productions and has worked extensively in Broadway and off-Broadway productions and for...

  • Louise Grafton

    Louise Grafton has worked for regional theaters, the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Old Vic in London, the Oxford Playhouse, several...

  • Karin Graybash

    Sound Supervisor

    Karin Graybash is a freelance sound designer and sound engineer. Her focus is design...

  • Christopher Halladay

    Off-Broadway: Most recent – In Masks Outrageous and Austere (the world premiere of Tennessee Williams...

  • Deborah Hedwall

    Deborah Hedwall received her professional acting training from Sanford...

  • Israel Hicks

    Israel Hicks passed away July 3, 2010.

    Mr. Hicks was an associate artist of the Denver Center Theatre Company where he made history by...

  • Catherine Homa-Rocchio

    Costume shop supervisor

    Catherine Homa-Rocchio has worked with costumes for 26 years. Before joining...

  • Marshall Jones III

    Marshall Jones - Head of BA Theater

    Jones has 20 years of theater and live entertainment management experience in a wide variety of key executive positions at some of New York City...

  • Jerilyn Jurinek

    Jerilyn Jurinek is a painter of...

  • Kevin Kittle

    Associate Head of Acting, Head of BA Acting

    Kevin Kittle has worked as Joseph ...

  • David Letwin

    David Letwin teaches Theater History, Dramatic Structure, and Script Analysis for Actors...

  • Jan Leys

    Jan Leys (movement) is a native of Antwerp, Belgium. He arrived in New York in 1980 and danced for five years with The Muller/Works. There, he...

  • Danielle Liccardo-Massood

    Danielle Liccardo began her theater training as an actress under the direction of...

  • Leslie Lyter

    Leslie C. Lyter is a professional stage manager who has mounted more than 60 Broadway and...

  • Joseph Mancuso

    Joseph A. Mancuso has more than 20 years of experience as an artist, educator, and arts/...

  • Barbara Marchant

    Associate Chair of the Theater Department, Head of Acting, Director of the Rutgers Conservatory at Shakespeare's Globe

    Barbara Marchant was awarded the teacher of the year award at Rutgers University and is...

  • Patricia McCorkle

    McCorkle Casting, Ltd. (Pat McCorkle...

  • R. Michael Miller

    Head of Design

    R. Michael Miller designed the Broadway, off-Broadway, Los Angeles, and six other regional productions of  Stephen...

  • David Murin

    David Murin was recently represented with his designs for the...

  • Heather Rasche

    Heather Rasche is an actress, a scholar, and an associate teacher of...

  • Sari Ruskin

    Sari Ruskin trained at the Neighborhood Playhouse and HB Studios. She studied dance with...

  • James Ryan

    James Ryan has written over 15 plays and a dozen screenplays. His work has been produced at Playwrights Horizons, Ensemble Studio...

  • Susan Schuld

    Susan Schuld served on faculties with Circle and the Square, CAP...

  • Greg Seel

    Greg Seel graduated from Wilmington College, Ohio, before training at the Drama Studio,...

  • William Serow

    Billy Serow started acting at the age of 6, and worked professionally from the age of 16,...

  • Kathleen Tolan

    Head of MFA Playwriting

    Kathleen Tolan began acting in plays off-Broadway, regional theaters, and in film and TV....

  • Timothy Warner

    Part-Time Lecturer

    Timothy Warner is an electronic media artist working in various formats, including video, photo, electronic sound, 3D printing, performance and...

  • Christine Whalen

    Christine Whalen just completed her 12th season with The Shakespeare...