College of Arts & Sciences


Michael J. Arndt, M.F.A.

Department Chair

Professor of Theatre Arts
University of Minnesota 1979
Director, Actor teacher and coach, playwright

Susan Angelo, MFA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
George Washington University 2004
Professional actress, director, teacher, writer, owner of Susan Angelo Studio in Santa Monica

Joshua Finkel, MFA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1987
Award Winning Broadway and Hollywood Actor, Director/Choreographer, and Acting Coach

Lisa Fredrickson

Adjunct Faculty Member

Kenneth Gardner, M.F.A.

Professor of Drama

Jocelyn Hall, M.F.A.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Andrea Heilman, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Brandeis University 2006
Scenic and Lighting Design, Higher Education Administration

Noelle Claire Raffy, MFA

Associate Professor

Barbara C. Wegher-Thompson, MA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Choreographer, Director, Certified Alexander Technique teacher, Movement for Actors, Modern Dance and Ballet teacher

Essence Florie Barton, M.A.Ed

Adjunct Faculty Member