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Faculty and Staff

David Balthrop
Chairman and Professor
MFA, University of Cincinnati
MA, University of Cincinnati
BA, Eastern Kentucky University

Research Interest: Arts Administration, Lighting Design, Scenic Design

Telephone: 270.809.4421
Office: Price Doyle Fine Arts 108



Matthew Crider
Assistant Professor
MFA, Brandeis University
BFA, University of Florida

Teaches: Acting, Movement for Actors, Stage Combat, Suzuki Technique
Research Interests: Acting, Movement, Suzuki, Stage Combat, Shakespeare

Telephone: 270.809.5089
Office: Price Doyle Fine Arts 706



Lissa Graham-Schneider
Associate Professor
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University
BA, Christopher Newport University

Teaches: Directing, Children's Theatre/Creative Drama, Play Analysis, Theatre Literature

Research Interest: Acting, Directing, Children's Theatre

Telephone: 270.809.4635
Office: Price Doyle Fine Arts 106



Cindi Gullixson
Administrative Assistant
BS Murray State University


Telephone: 270.809.4421
Office: Price Doyle Fine Arts 106



Brent Menchinger
Associate Professor
MFA, Wayne State University
BS, Western Michigan University

Research Interest: History of Theatre, Technical Direction

Telephone: 270.809.4637
Office: Price Doyle Fine Arts 103



Heidi Ortega
Assistant Professor
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University
MA, Humboldt University
BA, Westminster College

Research Interest: Costume and Fashion Design, Textiles

Telephone: 270.809.4639
Office: Price Doyle Fine Arts 211
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Daryl Phillipy
Assistant Professor of Theatre
MFA University of Southern Mississippi
BS Middle Tennessee State University

Research Interest:  Voice, Dialect, Meisner Technique

Telephone: 270.809.4636
Office: Price Doyle Fine Arts 708



Justin Walsh
Assistant Professor of Theatre
MFA West Virginia University
BFA Miami University

Research Interest:  Theatre Safety, Rigging Safety, OSHA Safety, Digital Photography, Technical Problem-solving

Telephone: 270.809.4661
Office: Price Doyle Fine Arts 203

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