Joanna Dee Das
Assistant Professor
PhD, Columbia University
Global dance history & theory; modern dance; African diasporic dance; musical theater; politics of performance

Christine Knoblauch-O'Neal
Professor of the Practice
PhD, Texas Women's University
Ballet; applied anatomy; musical theater; performance studies

David Marchant
Professor of the Practice
MFA, University of Iowa
Modern dance; composition; improvisation, Alexander Technique; somatic studies

Cecil Slaughter
Professor of the Practice
MFA, University of Iowa
Horton modern dance technique

Mary-Jean Cowell
Professor Emerita
PhD, Columbia University
Modern dance technique; theory and composition; dance history and ethnology

Theater Studies

Pannill Camp
Associate Professor
PhD, Brown University
18th-century French theater; dramatic theory; theater architecture

Robert Henke
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Ancient and Renaissance theater and performance; comparative literature; dramatic theory

Paige McGinley
Associate Professor
PhD, Brown University
20th-century theater and performance; race, ethnicity and performance; American studies

Henry I. Schvey
PhD, Indiana University
Modern American and European drama; Shakespeare in production; expressionism and the arts; Tennessee Williams

Julia Walker
Associate Professor
PhD, Duke University
Theatrical modernism; performance theory; history of acting

Rhaisa Williams
PhD, Northwestern University
Performance theory; African-American studies; gender; archival studies

Acting and Directing

Ron Himes
Henry E. Hampton Jr. Artist-in-Residence
BA, Washington University
African-American theater

Jeffery Matthews
Professor of Practice
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University
Acting; directing; voice and speech

Annamaria Pileggi
Professor of Practice
MFA, Brandeis University
Acting; movement; musical theater; robotics and expressive simulation; theatre for social change

Andrea Urice
Teaching Professor
MFA, University of Virginia
Directing; acting; creative studies

William Whitaker
Professor of Practice
MFA, Florida Atlantic University
Acting; directing

Design and Technical Theater

Dominique Glaros
MFA, University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music
Costume Design

Robert Mark Morgan
Teaching Professor
MFA, San Diego State University
Scenic design

Sean Savoie
Senior Lecturer
MFA, University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music
Lighting design; production management


Carter W. Lewis
Senior Lecturer, Senior Playwright-in-Residence
MA, University of Oklahoma
Playwriting; dramaturgy, A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival