Theater

Faculty & Staff

Theater department faculty are accomplished teachers, dedicated artists, practicing professionals and experienced staff 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. 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.

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Department Leadership
Ellen Bredehoft
Interim Chair
Head of Costume Technology
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Christopher Cartmill
Interim Associate Chair
Head of Dramaturgy
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Faculty
Shane Ballard
Part Time Lecturer, Costume Design
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Ellen Bredehoft
Interim Chair
Head of Costume Technology
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Christopher Cartmill
Interim Associate Chair
Head of Dramaturgy
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David Esbjornson
Professor
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David P. Gordon
Academic Director of Design and Production
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Christopher Halladay
Part-Time Lecturer
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Donald Holder
Head of Lighting Design
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Deb Jackel
Lecturer
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Marshall Jones, III
Head of BA Theater
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Jerilyn Jurinek
Theater
Jessica Kahkoska
Writer/Dramaturg
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Cameron Knight
Head of Acting
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Danielle Liccardo-Massood
Assistant Professor
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Anne McPherson
Head of Stage Management
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Valerie Ramshur
Head of Costume Design
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Caitlin Rigney
Movement Professor
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Sari Ruskin
Teaching Instructor
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Lee Savage
Head of Scenic Design
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Cat Tate Starmer
Lighting Designer
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Jennifer Stauffer
Director of Production
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Kathleen Tolan
Head of MFA Playwriting
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Dayle Towarnicky
Interim Lecturer of Speech
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Ellen Valencia
Part Time Lecturer, Dramaturgy
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Antu Yacob
Part-Time Lecturer
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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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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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Christine Whalen
Student Advisor and Advocate
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