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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre Arts Department

Theatre Arts Department

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College of Arts and Humanities
McConnell Hall, room 102

Fax: 509-963-1767
    See the website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Staff

Scott R. Robinson, MFA

Brenda Hubbard, MFA, performance head, acting, directing, literature
Scott R. Robinson, MFA, resident costume designer
Michael J. Smith, MFA, acting, directing, voice, literature, musical theatre

Associate Professor
Christina Barrigan, MFA, design head, resident lighting designer
George W. Bellah, 3rd, MFA, movement, stage combat, acting, Asian drama

Assistant Professors
David Brown, MM, musical directory, music theory
Terri Brown, PhD, music theatre head, history
Elise Forier, MFA, theatre education, youth theatre, playwriting
Marc Hanjuk, MFA, resident scenic designer
Nadine Pederson, PhD, graduate coordinator, history, literature

David Barnett, MFA, technology
Jerald Dougherty, MFA, production management
Keith Edie, MFA, performance
Shari Foster, ABD, literature and history
Elena Hartwell, MFA, playwriting and literature
M. Catherine McMillen, BA, wigs and makeup
Jessica Prible, MFA, costume design and technology

David Barnett, McConnell stage manager/ technical director
Mary Makins, senior department secretary
M. Catherine McMillen, costume shop supervisor
Linda Waters, fiscal technician II

Department Information
The Department of Theatre Arts offers comprehensive study in the varied facets of theatre arts as they relate to theatre production. Coursework prepares students for rigorous and rewarding work within Central Theatre Ensemble (CTE), the production arm of the program. Based on a professional model of theatre, CTE offers students the opportunity to thrive in all aspects of theatre production in a safe and mentoring environment, working in state-of-the-art venues supported by fully equipped shops.

Admission Requirements
Entrance exam administered prior to admission to major.



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