Theatre

MidSummerNightsDream
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Fall 2021

Meet Our Faculty

Dawn Askew

Dawn Askew

Production Manager, Adjunct Instructor

RhondaBlair

Rhonda Blair

Professor

Tiana Kaye Blair

Tiana Kaye Blair

Adjunct Professor, Movement & Acting

Linda Blase

Linda Blase

Adjunct Instructor

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Amanda Capshaw

Adjunct Instructor

Brad Cassil

Brad Cassil

Lecturer

Michael Connolly

Michael Connolly

Associate Professor

Benard Cummings

Benard Cummings

Associate Professor

Kristi Dana

Kristi Dana

Assistant Professor

Michael Federico

Adjunct Professor

Carter Gill

Carter Gill

Adjunct Instructor

Blake Hackler

Blake Hackler

Chair, Division of Theatre, Head of Acting
Associate Professor

Kevin Hofeditz

Kevin Paul Hofeditz, M.F.A., AEA

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Theatre

Bobbie Lay

Coordinator, Finance and Enrollment

Steve Leary

Steve Leary

Assistant Technical Director, Adjunct Instructor

Justin Mosher

Justin Mosher

Technical Director, Adjunct Instructor

MelissaPanzarello

Melissa Panzarello Cox

Costume Shop Manager, Adjunct Instructor

Russell Parkman

Russell Parkman

Associate Professor

Steven Piechocki

Steven Piechocki

Stage Lighting Supervisor; Adjunct Instructor

Sara Romersberger

Sara Romersberger

Associate Professor

Anne Schilling

Anne Schilling

Associate Professor

Gretchen Smith

Gretchen E. Smith

Associate Dean for Students and Head of Theatre Studies

Claudia Stephens

Claudia Stephens

Associate Professor

Kara-Lynn Vaeni

Kara-Lynn Vaeni

Assistant Professor

KathyWindrow

Kathy Windrow

Adjunct Instructor

StanleyWojewodski

Stanley Wojewodski, Jr.

Distinguished Professor of Theatre

Steve Woods

Steve Woods

Professor, Head of Design

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Margo Jones Theatre

The Margo Jones Theatre is a 125-seat black box, with seating divided among four platforms that allow directors and designers to choose between multiple configurations. Each spring, the theatre is host for the New Visions, New Voices festival, providing student writers and directors with a flexible and intimate setting where they can workshop and perform new plays.

Featured Story

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Regina Taylor

Actor, Playwright, Director and Activist

Alumna Regina Taylor (Theatre ’81) partners with SMU Meadows and the Division of Theatre on a yearlong initiative, the black album.

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Student Work

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Camilla Frontain
Juliet - 2nd Year Character Workshop
Part of Camilla’s 2nd year Character Workshop, an exploration of Juliet from Romeo and Juliet

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Rhett Goldman BFA ‘24 and Caleb Mosley BFA ’24
Through My Mind
A Short Film written, directed shot and performed by some of our BFA Actors

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Shahrzad Mazaheri MFA ’23, Courtney Amaro MFA ’23, Ariel Kregal MFA ’23
Costumes, Lights and Set by MFA Design Students for SMU’s Fall production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by faculty member Kara Lynn Vaeni.

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