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
Jeff Baldwin

Jeff Baldwin

(he/him/his)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Technical Direction

  • jefbaldw@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama Center
I. Christopher Berg

I. Christopher Berg

Department Technical Director

Academic Specialist

  • icberg@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
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
  • 275 N. Jordan Ave. 310
Robert Burden

Robert Burden

Visiting Assistant Professor, Dance

  • Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama
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

  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
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, 275 N. Jordan Ave, Bloomington IN 47405

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

Christian Claessens

Christian Claessens

Adjunct, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

  • cclaesse@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
Ray Fellman

Ray Fellman

(he/him/his)

Professor, Musical Theatre

Vocal Instruction for Musical Theatre

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

Lauren Haughton Gillis

(she/her/hers)

Assistant Professor, Musical Theatre

  • lagillis@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama Center
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
Diana Grisanti

Diana Grisanti

(she/her/hers)

Visiting Professor, Playwriting

  • dimgrisa@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama Center
Allen Hahn

Allen Hahn

Associate Professor, Lighting Design

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

Trish Hausmann

(she/her/hers)

Academic Specialist

Production Manager

  • pjhausma@indiana.edu
Lalah Hazelwood

Lalah Hazelwood

Adjunct, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

  • lhazelwo@indiana.edu
  • Eigenmann Hall 617
Scott Hogsed

Scott Hogsed

(he/him/his)

Director of Patron Relations

Box Office Manager

B.F.A. Recruitment Liaison

Dr. Andrew Hopson

Dr. Andrew Hopson

Full Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Sound Design

  • anhopson@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
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
Elizabeth Limons Shea

Elizabeth Limons Shea

Professor, Contemporary Dance

Director, Contemporary Dance Program

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

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
  • (812) 855-6419
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center A300A

Research Interests
voice, text, dialects

Reuben Lucas

Reuben Lucas

Associate Professor, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

Scenic Design

  • reulucas@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
Dr. Eric Mayer-García

Dr. Eric Mayer-García

Assistant Professor, Theatre History, Theory, and Literature

  • emayerg@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama Center
Jenny McKnight

Jenny McKnight

(she/her/hers)

Professor of Practice, Acting and Directing

Director of Undergraduate Studies

  • jenmckni@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
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
Heather Milam

Heather Milam

Assistant Professor, Costume Technology

Director of Graduate Studies

  • hamilam@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center -
Jason Orlenko

Jason Orlenko

(he/him/his)

Visiting Professor, Costume Design

  • jorlenko@iu.edu
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 -
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
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
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

Robbie Stanton

Robbie Stanton

Costume Studio Supervisor

Costume Designer

Academic Specialist

  • stantonr@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center -
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
Magdalena Tortoriello

Magdalena Tortoriello

Visiting Guest Artist Costume Studio Supervisor

  • magtorto@iu.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Costume Studio
Dan Tracy

Dan Tracy

Prop Master / Scenic Artist Supervisor

Academic Specialist

  • djtracy@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
Ansley Valentine

Ansley Valentine

Associate Professor, Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance

Acting and Directing

  • arvalent@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center -
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

Roberta Wong

Roberta Wong

Adjunct, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

  • rwong@indiana.edu
  • Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center