JMU Theatre and Dance Faculty and Staff

All offices are located in the Dorothy Thomasson Estes Center for Theatre and Dance within the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts on the JMU campus 

Theatre Faculty

Dance Faculty

Staff

Kate Arecchi
Associate Professor of Musical Theatre
Musical Theatre Area Coordinator
Office: Room 2217
Phone: 568.6009
 arecchkm@jmu.edu

Emily Becher-McKeever
Associate Professor of Theatre. Technical Direction and Lighting Design.
Office:Room 2233
Phone: 568.4001
 becheree@jmu.edu 

Terry
Brino-Dean

Associate Professor of Theatre:
Director of School of Theatre and Dance
Theatre Area Coordinator
Office: Room 2216
Phone: 568.4850
email: brinodta@jmu.edu

Dennis Beck
Associate Professor of Theatre: Theatre History/Dramatic Literature
Office: Room 2222
Phone: 568.6386
email: beckdc@jmu.edu

William Buck
Professor of Theatre
Office: Room 2235
Phone: 568.7802
buckwj@jmu.edu

Suzanne Miller-Corso
Associate Professor of Dance. Jazz and musical theatre.
Office: Room 2229
Phone: 568.83924
email: mille2sm@jmu.edu  

Shane O'Hara
Professor of Dance
Office:Room 2221
Phone: 568.3504
email: oharast@jmu.edu 

Cynthia Thompson
Professor of Dance
Modern and Ballet
Dance Area Coordiator
Distinguished Teaching Award, 1995 - JMU
Office: Room 2219
Phone: 568.3926
email: thompscr@jmu.edu 

Kate Trammell
Professor of Dance
Modern and Composition
Office: Room 2227
Phone: 568.3925
email:
trammekx@jmu.edu


Accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance

Accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre

 

Kathleen Conery
Costumer
Office: Room 1215A
Phone: 568.3988
email: coneryka@jmu.edu  

 

Nancy Kupec
School Office Assistant
Office: Room 2211
Phone: 568.6511
email: kupecnl@jmu.edu

 

Paul Heitsch
Performing Arts Administrator

Music Director
Office: Room 2214
Phone: 568.6507
molinemk@jmu.edu

Mary K. Molineu
Assistant to the Director, School and Theatre Area Office Manager
Office: Room 2215
Phone: 568.6342
molinemk@jmu.edu

Jonathan Stewart
Performing Arts Administration Specialist and Fiscal Technician
Office: Room 2213
Phone: 540-568-7836
stewarjp@jmu.edu

 

Morgan Yeates
Scene Shop Supervisor
Office: Room 1231B
540-568-6122
email: yeatesma@jmu.edu

John Burgess
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Director of Technical Production

Office: Room 2218
Phone: 568.6752

burgesjg@jmu.edu

Meredith Conti
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Office: Rm.2237
Phone: 568.4551
email: contima@jmu.edu

 

Ryan Corriston
Assistant Professor of Dance
Office: Rm.2239
Phone: 568.5640
email: corrisrp@jmu.edu
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Ingrid DeSanctis
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Playwriting
Office: Room 2225
Phone: 568.6037
email: desancie
@jmu.edu

 


Richard Finkelstein
Associate Professor of Theatre: Set and Light Design
Office: Room 2224
Phonel: 540.246.3234
rfinkels@msn.com

Pam Johnson
Professor of Theatre
Costume Design
Distinguished Teaching Award, 2005 - JMU
Office: Room 2230
Phone: 568.3506

johnsops@jmu.edu

 

Rebecca Lustig
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Costume Design
Office: Rm.2231
Phone: 568.6813
lustigra@jmu.edu

Kevin (Wolf) J. Sherrill
Associate Professor of Theatre
Phone: 568-3693Office: Room 2223

sherrikj@jmu.edu

Part Time Dance Faculty

Barbara Maclam
Phone: 568-2337 Office: 2228
bmaclam@staunton.k12.va.us

Hannah Munro
Phone: 568-6627 Office: Rm 1297
hcmunro@vhsl.org

Edwin Roa
Office: Room 2228
Phone: 568-2337
roaeo@jmu.edu

Alexi Sherill
Phone: 568-6627 Office: 1297
sherrill.ballet@gmail.com

Julia Vessey
Phone: 568-2337 Office: 2228 julia.vessey@gmail.com

Part Time Theatre Faculty

Zachary Dorsey
Theatre Area Coordinator
Office: Room 2226
Phone: 568-2337
dorseyza@jmu.edu

Drew Hampton
Office: Room 2226
Phone: 568-2337
hamptoac@jmu.edu

Stephanie Howieson
Office: Room 2226
Phone: 568-2337
howiesons6491@mbc.edu

Leah Kirkpatrick
Office: Room 2226
Phone: 568-2337
kirkpalm@jmu.edu

Symmonie Preston
Office: Room 2228
Phone: 568-2337
prestosx@jmu.edu

Robert Smith
Office: Room 2226
Phone: 568-2337
robertbowensmith@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

     
   

 

 

 

 

     
   

 

 
     
     
 


 

 

 

 
     

SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND DANCE, PROFESSORS EMERITI


Tom Arthur
Professor Emeritus of Theatre

Distinguished Teaching Award, 2001 - JMU
email: arthurth@jmu.edu  

 

 

Roger Hall
Professor of Theatre
Acting and Directing
Distinguished Teaching Award, 1985

hallra@jmu.edu

 

 


Phillip Grayson
Professor Emeritus of Theatre

graysops@jmu.edu

 


Thomas L. King
Professor Emeritus of Theatre

kingtl@jmu.edu


Earlynn J. Miller
Professor Emerita of Dance