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Theater

Faculty & Staff

Theater department faculty are master teachers, dedicated artists, and practicing professionals committed to the development of the next generation of theater practitioners and innovators. The faculty are continually recognized as experts in their respective artistic form. They regularly instill the highest level of artistic theory and practice by incorporating preeminent pedagogies. Our faculty value engaged interdisciplinary collaboration as way to provide quality artistic education for all students. Because of Rutgers’ central location between both the NYC and Philadelphia metropolitan areas our faculty are able to regularly engage in professional activities building knowledge that informs contemporary advancements in artistic education, with the goal to train students as future colleagues in the field of professional theater.

Department Leadership
Ellen Bredehoft
Interim Chair
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Faculty
Ellen Bredehoft
Interim Chair
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Christopher Cartmill
Head of Dramaturgy
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Elizabeth Clancy
Part-Time Lecturer
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Nathan C. Crocker
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
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David Esbjornson
Professor
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David P. Gordon
Associate Professor of Set Design
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Donald Holder
Head of Lighting Design
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Deb Jackel
Co-Adjutant, Theater
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Marshall Jones, III
Head of BA Theater
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John P. Keller
Associate Program Coordinator
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Danielle Liccardo-Massood
Assistant Professor
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Barbara Marchant
Head of BFA/MFA Acting
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Matthew Melchiorre
Part-Time Lecturer
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Valerie Ramshur
Head of Costume Design
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Sari Ruskin
Teaching Instructor
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Lee Savage
Head of Scenic Design
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Jennifer Stauffer
Head of Technical Direction
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Kathleen Tolan
Head of MFA Playwriting
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Christine Whalen
Interim Head of Stage Management
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Staff
Karin Anderson
Administrative Director
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Kit Bassett
Scenic Painter
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Allen Cutler
Properties Supervisor
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Andrew Elliott
Technical Director
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Joseph F. Geitner
Carpenter
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Karin Graybash
Sound Supervisor
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Barbara Harwanko
Administrative Coordinator
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Lauren K. McLoughlin
Assistant Costume Director
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Nate Morgan
Lighting Supervisor
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Keonia Phillips
Business Assistant
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Joshua Stewart
Assistant Production Manager
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Denise Wagner
Costume Director
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J. Watson
Theater Electrician
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