Participating Faculty

Margaret Araneo
Assistant Professor, Program Head/MA Theater History & Criticism

Jessica Bathurst
Lecturer, Interim Program Head/MFA Performing Arts Management

Rose Burnett Bonczek
Professor, BFA Acting

Thomas Bullard
Professor, Program Head/MFA Directing

Michael Colby Jones
Substitute Assistant Professor, Interim Program Head/BFA Acting

Amy E. Hughes
Associate Professor, Theater History & Criticism

Victor (Kip) Marsh
Associate Professor, Theater Department Chairperson, Program Head/Design & Technical Theater

Helen E. Richardson
Associate Professor, Theater History & Criticism

Teresa Snider-Stein
Associate Professor, Costume Design

Tobie S. Stein
Professor, MFA/Performing Arts Management

Laura Tesman
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Deputy Chairperson

Lynn M. Thomson
Professor, Dramaturgy and American Theater

Justin Townsend
Assistant Professor, Lighting Design

Judylee Vivier
Professor, Program Head/MFA Acting

Technical Theater Staff

Niluka Hotaling
Production Manager

Michael Hairston
Technical Director – Lighting and Sound

Deborah Hertzberg
Costume Shop Supervisor

Sarah Iams
Costume Draper

Michael Redman
Assistant Technical Director

Jeff Stiefel
Technical Director

Office Staff

Jaclyn Smerling
Administrative Assistant

Professors Emeritus

Robert I. Cohen
Associate Professor of Stage Management and Productions

Rebecca Cunningham
Professor of Costume and Head of Costume Shop

Samuel L. Leiter
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theater, Department Chair

Benito Ortolani


Adjunct Faculty

Benny Sato Ambush
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Acting

Andrea Aranguren
Adjunct Lecturer, College Now Program

Joshua Bengait
Adjunct Lecturer, Vectorworks and 3d Visualization

Mark Blum
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Contemporary Scene Study, Chekhov, Shaw, and Ibsen Scene Study

Christopher Brockmeyer
Adjunct Lecturer, Labor and Employee Relations for the Performing Arts (Director of Employee Benefit Funds, The Broadway League)

Bethany Caputo
Adjunct Lecturer, Michael Chekhov Technique

Rebecca Cardwell
Adjunct Lecturer, Fundraising for the Performing Arts (Director of Development, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council)

Michael Chin
Adjunct Associate Professor, Stage Combat

Richard Crawford
Adjunct Lecturer, Improvisation/Movement

Raphaele de Boisblanc
Adjunct Lecturer, Promotion and Marketing for the Performing Arts (Associate Director of Marketing, Brooklyn Academy of Music)

Emma Halpern
Adjunct Lecturer, Theater in the Classroom (Co-Artistic Director, New York City Children's Theater)

Liz Hayes
Adjunct Lecturer, Dialect, Diction, Shakespeare

Pei-Wen Huang-Shea
Adjunct Lecturer, Scenic Design

Leah Keith
Adjunct Lecturer, Seminar in Performing Arts Management (Booking Agent/Artist Manager, Columbia Artists)

Jeremy Kraus
Adjunct Lecturer, Technology and the Performing Arts (Executive Director of Client Services, Situation Interactive)

Diane Krausz, Esq.
Adjunct Lecturer, The Performing Arts and the Law

Yi-Chen Lai
Adjunct Lecturer, Accounting for the Performing and Media Arts (Workforce Administration Team, ArtsPool)

Patrick Mulryan
Adjunct Lecturer, Diction, Shakespeare

Brisa Areli Muñoz
Adjunct Lecturer, Theater in the Classroom (Manager of Community Partnerships for Public Works, Public Theater)

Michael Page
Adjunct Lecturer, Stagecraft; Business and Management for the Performing Arts (General Manager, Theatre for a New Audience)

Michelle Preston
Adjunct Lecturer, Fundraising for the Performing Arts (Executive Director, SITI Company)

Mary B. Robinson
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Directing

Marc Routh
Adjunct Lecturer, Business and Management for the Performing Arts (President, Marc Routh Productions)

Andrey Shenin
Adjunct Lecturer, Theater Design and Planning (Director of Operations, New York City Center)

Keelie Sheridan
Adjunct Lecturer, Acting for the Camera

Alisa Simonel-Keegan
Adjunct Lecturer, Scenic and Collaborative Painting

Manuel Simons
Adjunct Lecturer, Introduction to Acting, Acting Workshop, History of Western Theater, Performance Techniques: Solo Performance, Performance Techniques: Theater for Social Change

Laura Smith
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Alexander Technique

Eugene Solfanelli
Adjunct Lecturer, Stage Combat

Seth Soloway
Adjunct Lecturer, Seminar in Performing Arts Management (Director, Performing Arts Center at Purchase College)

Jolie Tong
Adjunct Lecturer, Devising and Collaboration Creation, Introduction to Acting, Devising Workshop, Performance Techniques: Audition Workshop, Directing II

Ian Wen
Adjunct Lecturer, Movement for the Actor III

Welker White
Adjunct Lecturer, The Art and Craft of Acting in Film and Television, Acting Workshop I and II, Introduction to Acting, Introduction to Theater

Evangeline Rose Whitlock
Adjunct Lecturer, Stage Management

Danny Williams
Adjunct Lecturer, Technology and the Performing Arts (Director of Finance, The Public Theater)

Katherine K. Willis
Adjunct Lecturer, Acting

Francine Zerfas
Adjunct Lecturer, Catherine Fitzmaurice Voice Technique

CUNY Graduate Center PhD Teaching Fellows

Jessica Adam, Nick Benacerraf, Corinne Tamler, Jennie Youssef

Graduate Teaching Fellows

Liz Gilliam, Geovonday Jones, Michael Magliocca, Chris McCreary, Lillian Meredith, Maria Mukuka, Jorge Sanchez-Diaz, Sabra Shelly