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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.

Senate Faculty

Deborah Landis DEBORAH NADOOLMAN LANDIS Costume designers "find the beating heart of the people in the text and create with the actors real, authentic individuals," says Professor Landis in a Q&A with online magazine The Talks

Michelle Liu Carriger
Associate Professor

Suk-Young Kim


Sean Metzger

Head of Performance Studies
Sue-Ellen Case
Distinguished Research Professor
Patricia Harter
Professor Emerita
Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei
Professor Emerita
David Gorshein
Peter Shushtari