The Performance Production Department prepares Designers (Costume, Lighting, Scenic, and Sound) Stage Managers, and Technical Directors for a vibrant career.
What To Expect
in Performance Production
Our department offers skill building instruction and hands-on experiential learning through participation in fully-realized productions.
Our faculty, all highly accomplished professionals in their respective disciplines, mentor each student throughout the student’s time. By sharing knowledge and experience from their own careers, faculty mentors help students explore career paths, set goals, develop contacts, and identify resources.
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Program Faculty + Administration
Denise Martel (preferred name, Geeg)
Associate Professor of Costume Design
Associate Professor of Scenic Design
Assistant Professor of Stage Management
Sound Design Lab Instructor
Instructor of Scenic Painting | Paint & Stage Properties Supervisor
Instructor, Theater History
Instructor of Lighting Design
Instructor, Neo-Burlesque | Senior Seminar
Producer, Production Lab
Costume Shop Supervisor
Assistant Professor of Technical Direction
Scene Shop Supervisor
Faculty Emeriti | Performance Production
Karen Gjelsteen, Professor Emerita | 1980 – 2013
John Kendall Wilson, Professor Emeritus, Performance Production | 1989 – 2019