Faculty

Acting

Professors

Theodore Swetz, The Patricia McIlrath Endowed Chair in Theater Arts, Acting
Stephanie Roberts, Associate Professor of Physical Theatre
Carla Noack, Associate Professor of Theatre in Acting
Scott Stackhouse, Assistant Professor of Theatre in Voice
Ricardo Khan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre
Jennifer Martin, Hall Family Professor Emerita of Theatre

Adjunct Instructors

Jeff Church, Adjunct Instructor in Text Analysis
Jason Bohon, Adjunct Instructor in Movement
Anthony T. Edwards, Adjunct Instructor in Musical Theatre

Costume Design

Professors

Lindsay Davis, Professor of Costume Design
Sarah M. Oliver, Assistant Teaching Professor of Costume Technology

Lighting Design

Professors

Victor En Yu Tan, Professor of Lighting Design
Shane Rowse, Assistant Teaching Professor of Lighting Technology

Scenic Design

Professors

John Ezell, Hall Family Foundation Professor of Design
Gene Emerson Friedman, Associate Professor of Scenic Design

Adjunct Faculty

Alice Bracken-Carroll, Adjunct Instructor in Scenic Painting
Katie Danner, Adjunct Instructor of Scene Design
John Davis Caroll, Adjunct Professor in Life Drawing

Sound Design

Professors

Tom Mardikes, Chair of UMKC Theatre and Professor of Sound Design
Greg Mackender, Assistant Teaching Professor of Sound Design

Adjunct Faculty

Bob Beck, Adjunct Instructor of Sound Design

Stage Management

Professors

Sadie DeSantis, Assistant Teaching Professor of Stage Management and Production Manager for UMKC Theatre

Adjunct Faculty

Danny Baker, Adjunct Instructor in Theatre Management

Technology

Professors

Chuck Hayes, Assistant Teaching Professor of Technical Direction

Adjunct Faculty

John Owen, Adjunct Instructor of Advanced Materials

Theatre History & Dramaturgy

Professors

Felicia Londr√©, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Theatre

Adjunct Faculty

Jeff Church, Adjunct Instructor in Text Analysis
Frank Higgins, Adjunct Instructor in Playwriting