Faculty

Faculty

Leraldo Anzaldua

Leraldo Anzaldua

Assistant Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Movement and Stage Combat

  • lanzaldu@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300R
Dr. Mohamadreza Babaee

Dr. Mohamadreza Babaee

Visiting Assistant Professor, History, Theory, & Literature

  • mbabaee@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300J
Jeff Baldwin

Jeff Baldwin

(he/him/his)

Assistant Professor, Technical Direction

  • jefbaldw@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300E
I. Christopher Berg

I. Christopher Berg

Department Technical Director

Academic Specialist

  • icberg@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A103A
Stafford C. Berry, Jr.

Stafford C. Berry, Jr.

Director, African American Dance Company

Professor of Practice, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Professor of Practice, African American and African Diaspora Studies

  • berryst@iu.edu
  • Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, A310
Robert Burden

Robert Burden

Visiting Assistant Professor, Dance

  • rfburden@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300T
Dr. Alison Calhoun

Dr. Alison Calhoun

Assistant Professor, French

  • abcalhou@indiana.edu
  • (812) 856-6731
  • Global and International Studies Building 3145

Research Interests
early modern french drama; theater; opera; ballet; festivals; intellectual and cultural history of the french renaissance; relationship between music and literature

Beatrice Capote

Beatrice Capote

Associate Professor, Contemporary Dance

  • bcapote@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300M
Ana Candida Carneiro

Ana Candida Carneiro

Assistant Professor, Playwriting

Head of the M.F.A. Playwriting program

  • acarnei@iu.edu
  • 812-855-4080
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300G

Research Interests
Playwriting; Dramaturgy; Interdisciplinary Performance; Theatre for Social Change; Feminist Theatre; Performance & Race; Global Theatre & Performance.

Selene B. Carter

Selene B. Carter

(she/her/hers)

Faculty Fellow in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, College of Arts & Sciences, 2021-22

Associate Chair, Theatre & Dance

Associate Professor, Theatre & Dance

  • sbcarter@indiana.edu
  • 812-856-2819
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300B

Research Interests
history; movement analysis; improvisation; modern dance technique; repertory

Christian Claessens

Christian Claessens

Lecturer, Contemporary Dance

  • cclaesse@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
Madison Colquette

Madison Colquette

Dramaturg

Academic Specialist

(she/her/hers)

  • mcolquet@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A260W
Katie Cowan Sickmeier

Katie Cowan Sickmeier

Visiting Assistant Professor, Costume Design

  • kecowan@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300F
Ray Fellman

Ray Fellman

(he/him/his)

Professor, Musical Theatre

Vocal Instruction for Musical Theatre

  • rfellman@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A276W
Lauren Haughton Gillis

Lauren Haughton Gillis

(she/her/hers)

Assistant Professor, Musical Theatre

  • lagillis@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A268W
Jacqueline Goldfinger

Jacqueline Goldfinger

Visiting Assistant Professor, Dramaturgy

(she/they)

  • jpgoldfi@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A256W
Dr. Jennifer Goodlander

Dr. Jennifer Goodlander

Adjunct, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Literature

Affiliate, Gender Studies

Affiliate, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Affiliate, Cultural Studies

Affiliate, Southeast Asian and ASEAN Studies (past Director, 2017-2019)

Affiliate, Anthropology

  • jgoodlan@indiana.edu
  • Ballantine Hall, 6th floor
Dr. Jane Goodman

Dr. Jane Goodman

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Adjunct Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

  • janegood@indiana.edu
  • Student Building 130

Research Interests
performance and civic life; intertextuality; colonial and postcolonial formations; theater; music; poetry; North Africa; Middle East; France

DJ Gray

DJ Gray

(she/her/hers)

Professor of Practice, Musical Theatre Dance

  • dg1@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A270W
Allen Hahn

Allen Hahn

Associate Professor, Lighting Design

  • aldhahn@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300H
Trish Hausmann

Trish Hausmann

(she/her/hers)

Academic Specialist

Production Manager

  • pjhausma@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, M100B
Lalah Hazelwood

Lalah Hazelwood

Adjunct, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

  • lhazelwo@indiana.edu
  • Eigenmann Hall 617
Dr. Andrew Hopson

Dr. Andrew Hopson

Full Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Sound Design

  • anhopson@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A210
Martha Jacobs

Martha Jacobs

Adjunct, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

  • martjaco@indiana.edu
Dr. Teresa Kovacs

Dr. Teresa Kovacs

Assistant Professor, Germanic Studies

Affiliate Faculty, Cultural Studies

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

  • tekovacs@iu.edu
  • Global and International Studies Building 3104

Research Interests
contemporary theater and performance, theater theory, posthumanism, landscape and urbanism, globalization migration and transcultural theater, politics of aesthetics, cultural analysis, intermediality, comedy, gender and queer theory, Elfriede Jelinek, Christoph Schlingensief

Terry LaBolt

Terry LaBolt

Musical Director, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Musical Theatre Program

(he/him/his)

  • tlabolt@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A051W
Beth Lake

Beth Lake

Visiting Assistant Professor, Sound Design

  • bethlake@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A210
Elizabeth Limons Shea

Elizabeth Limons Shea

Professor, Contemporary Dance

Director, Contemporary Dance Program

  • eshea@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A272W

Research Interests
choreography, dance-making and movement design for live concert performance, new media, film, theatre, and opera; somatic research, theory, and pedagogy for movement efficiency; motor learning, control, and performance in dance

Nancy Lipschultz

Nancy Lipschultz

Associate Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Voice, Text, and Dialect Coach

  • nlipschu@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300A

Research Interests
Dialects, Heightened Text

Reuben Lucas

Reuben Lucas

Associate Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Scenic Design

  • reulucas@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300K
Kate Lyons

Kate Lyons

Adjunct Professor

Dance B.F.A. Recruitment Liaison

  • kavander@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300HH
Dr. Eric Mayer-García

Dr. Eric Mayer-García

Assistant Professor, Theatre History, Theory, and Literature

  • emayerg@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300C
Jenny McKnight

Jenny McKnight

(she/her/hers)

Professor of Practice, Acting and Directing

  • jenmckni@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300P
Jonathan R. Michaelsen

Jonathan R. Michaelsen

(he/him/his)

Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Acting and Directing

  • jrmichae@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300D
Heather Milam

Heather Milam

Assistant Professor, Costume Technology

Director of Graduate Studies

  • hamilam@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300L
Utam Moses

Utam Moses

Adjunct Professor, Dance

  • smoseg@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
Dr. Eleanor Owicki

Dr. Eleanor Owicki

Assistant Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Theatre History, Theory, and Literature

Area Head, History, Theory, and Literature

  • eowicki@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300J
Linda Pisano

Linda Pisano

Chairperson, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Costume Design

  • lpisano@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A254W
Ilene Reid

Ilene Reid

Adjunct Professor, Vocal Coach

  • Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama
Dr. Judith Rodriguez

Dr. Judith Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, African American and African Diaspora Studies

Assistant Professor, Latino Studies

Adjunct Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

  • jurodr@iu.edu
  • Ballantine Hall, 652
Richard Roland

Richard Roland

(he/him/his)

Assistant Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Head, B.F.A. Musical Theatre Program

  • riroland@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300S
Sydney Schwindt

Sydney Schwindt

Visiting Assistant Professor, Acting

  • sydschwi@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300R
Dr. Susan Seizer

Dr. Susan Seizer

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Affiliate, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Adjunct, American Studies

Adjunct, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Affiliate Associate Professor, Gender Studies

Research Interests
humor in use; stigma and its effects; performance; dance; theater; circus; standup comedy; south asian studies; ethnographic writing and ethnographic methods; documentary; Diaspora; feminist film; disability studies; gender studies; kinship

Elizabeth G. Smith

Elizabeth G. Smith

Lighting Supervisor

Academic Specialist

  • betgsmit@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A214

  

Dr. Susan Swaney

Dr. Susan Swaney

(she/her/hers)

Adjunct Voice Instructor, Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance

Musical Theatre

  • sswaney@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A278W
Eriko Terao

Eriko Terao

Assistant Costume Studio Supervisor

Director of Dance Costume

  • eterao@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A203D
Dan Tracy

Dan Tracy

Prop Master / Scenic Artist Supervisor

Academic Specialist

  • djtracy@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A204
Dana Tzvetkov

Dana Tzvetkov

Visiting Costume Studio Floor Manager and Wardrobe Director

  • dlwood@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A203C
Ansley Valentine

Ansley Valentine

Associate Professor, Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance

Acting and Directing

  • arvalent@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A300N
Dr. Sonia Velázquez

Dr. Sonia Velázquez

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

History, Theory, and Literature

  • velazqus@indiana.edu
  • Sycamore Hall 326

Research Interests
relationship of beauty and holiness religion; secularization and modernity; theoretical approaches to religion and the arts, especially inter-media relations, practices of adaptation and translation, history and theory of iconoclasm and iconophilia; conversion narratives

Sam White

Sam White

Visiting Assistant Professor, Directing

  • samswhit@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, A274W