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Theater Faculty

Our faculty provide comprehensive training in all the professions of theater, from playwriting and acting to costume design and directing. They also provide a study of theater's 2,500-year history and literature. Students engage in the presentation of dramatic work in a community where creativity and critical thought combine in the exploration of the artistic and intellectual challenges inherent in the making of theater.

The Department of Theater has some of the most distinguished faculty and visiting artists in the world. With this professional training, students are following in the footsteps of our illustrious alumni.

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SYLVAN OSWALD Assistant Professor Sylvan Oswald has received a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, one of four professors at UCLA to receive the honor in 2019.
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Michelle Liu Carriger

Assistant Professor

Suk-Young Kim

Professor; Head of Performance Studies

Sean Metzger

Professor; Vice Chair, Undergraduate Studies
Sue-Ellen Case
Distinguished Research Professor
Patricia Harter
Professor Emerita
Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei
Professor Emerita
David Gorshein
Lecturer
Peter Shushtari
Lecturer