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ADAM ROWEAdam Rowe Headshot

Production Design (2015)




Martha Ruskai HEadshotMARTHA RUSKAI

Wig Design and Makeup (2015)



ANDREW HARVEYAndrew Harvey Headshot

Artist of Drama Development (2015)




Qi Shu Fang HeadshotQI SHU FANG

Artist in Residence (The Monkey King, 2015)

 



DING MEI KUIDing Mei Kui Headshot

Artist in Residence (The Monkey King, 2015)




Yingxi Ren HeadshotYINGXI REN

Artist in Residence (The Monkey King, 2015)




DR. CECILIA J. PANGDr. Cecilia J Pang Headshot

Artist in Residence (The Monkey King, 2015)




JoeBarros.jpgJOE BARROS

Director/Choreographer of For Tonight (ImaGEN, 2015)
Director/Choreographer for Carrie the Musical (2014)



SHENELLE WILLIAMSShenelleWilliams.jpg

Book/Music/Lyrics of For Tonight (ImaGEN, 2015)




SpencerWilliams.jpgSPENCER WILLIAMS

Book/Music/Lyrics of For Tonight (ImaGEN, 2015)

 




WHITNEY RHODESWhitneyRhodes.jpg

Book Writer of For Tonight (ImaGEN, 2015)




 

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ADAM THEODORE BARRY

Actor of For Tonight (ImaGEN, 2015)

 




HANNAH ELLESSHannah Elless Headshot

Actor of For Tonight (ImaGEN, 2015)




 

Stefanie Din HeadshotSTEFANIE DIN

Stage Manager of For Tonight (ImaGEN, 2015)

 

 




MarikaReisberg.jpgMARIKA REISBERG

Artist in Movement and Psychology (2015)

 




 

KRISTIN IDASZAKKristinIdaszak.jpg

Playwright for Classical Adaptation (2015) 





 

RuthEKramer.jpgRUTH E. KRAMER

Stage Management (2015)





 

TIMOTHY BUSFIELDTimBusfield.jpg

Artist of Media Acting (2013-2015)






 

MelissaGilbert.jpgMELISSA GILBERT

Artist of Media Acting (2013-2015)

 



 

JENNIFER WERNERJenniferWerner.jpg

Director/Choreographer for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)

 

 



Joshua Stephen Kartes HeadshotJOSHUA STEPHEN KARTES

Musical Director for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)

 




JasonGillman.jpgJASON GILLMAN

Actor for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)

 




CARRIE MANOLAKOSCarrieManolakos.jpg

Actor for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)




BrianCali.jpgBRIAN CALI

Actor for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)




 

JUSTIN MATTHEW SARGENTJustinMatthewSargent.jpg

Actor for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)




JanBlixt.jpgJAN BLIXT

Artist of Directing (2015)



 

JULIAN SANDSJulianSands.jpg

Artist with Wharton Center (2014)



 

JohnManfredi.jpgJOHN MANFREDI

Artist of Theatre Business (2014)



 

CHARLEY BEALCharleyBeal.jpg

Resident Artist of Design and Art Direction (2014)

 

 

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  ANNA DEAVERE SMITH

Guest Lecturer presented in partnership with Wharton Center's World View Lecture Series and the College of Arts and Letters Leading Voices Series (2014)

 

 

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Guest Actor of Beethoven and the Misfortune Cookies (2013)

 

 

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Guest Director of Beethoven and the Misfortune Cookies (2013)

 

 

 

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Resident Artist of Film Acting (2013)  

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ALEX GAY

Guest Lighting Designer of William Shakespeare's Land of the Dead (2013)  

 

 

DAVID WENDELBERGERDavidWendelberger.jpg

Resident Musical Director & Public Relations (2013-2014)  

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HEATHER VAUGHAN-SOUTHARD

Artistic Director of Repertory Dance Concert (2014) 
Guest Choreographer of Dance is the Answer (2012) 
Guest Choreographer of Dancing in Our Time (2010) 
Guest Choreographer of DanceFest (2008)



 

TONY KUSHNERTonyKushner.jpg

Guest Lecturer presented in partnership with Wharton Center's World View Lecture Series and the College of Arts and Letters Leading Voices Series (2014) 

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EDWARD DARANYI

Resident Artist in Famous Affiliate Program
Guest Director of Cyrano de Bergerac (2014) 
Guest Director of James and the Giant Peach (2012) 
Guest Director of The Beaux' Stratagem (2011)

 

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Guest Sound Engineer of Peter Pan (2014) 

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DEV JANKI

Guest Director of Funny Girl (2013) 
Guest Director of The Jack Sprat Low Fat World Tour (2009-2010)

 

 

R. MACKENZIE LEWISRMacKenzieLewis.jpg

Guest Musical Director of Funny Girl (2014) 
Guest Musical Director of Legally Blonde (2012) 
Guest Musical Director of The Wizard of Oz (2011) 
Guest Musical Director of The Jack Sprat Low Fat World Tour (2009-2010)

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PETER MERVIS

Guest Playwright of U.P. (2013) 

 

 

LEE "BO" HENRYLeeHenry.jpg

Guest Designer/Technologist
In residence during James and the Giant Peach (2012)

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JULIA LENARDON

Resident Artist/Instructor of Voice & Speech (2013) 

 

 

MELODY COOPERMelodyCooper.jpg

Guest Playwright
Sweet Mercy (NEW Global Culture Play) (2013)  

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CLAIRE YOUNG

Guest Make Up Artist of Funny Girl (2013) 

 

 

TONY CASELLITonyCaselli.jpg

Guest Director of Sweet Mercy (NEW Global Culture Play) (2013) 
Guest Director of The American Clock (2010)
Guest Director of Hedda Gabler (2009) 

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JANE TAYLOR

Guest Poet and Author of "The Lady Victory"
In residence during The Lady Victory (2013) 

 

 

REBECCA KLINGRebeccaKling.jpg

Guest Performance Artist (2013) 

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LYNN LAMMERS

Guest Director of Freshman Showcase (2012) 
Guest Director of 9/11 Play: Return to the Upright Position (2011) 

 

 

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Guest Broadway Theatrical Manager and Producer 
In residence during Memphis at Wharton Center (2012) 

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PETER DIMURO

Guest Choreographer of Dance is the Answer (2012) 

 

 

DAVID SOLOMONDavidSolomon.jpg

Resident Artist for Pump Up the Volume! (2012) 

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JEFF THOMPSON

Resident Composer for Pump Up the Volume! (2012) 

 

 

JEREMY DESMONJeremyDesmon.jpg

Resident Bookwriter & Lyricist for Pump Up the Volume! (2012) 

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RICK THOMAS

Guest Sound Designer for Legally Blonde (2012) 

 

 

HEATHER FLEMINGHeatherFleming.jpg

Guest Wig and Makeup Designer (2009) 
Guest Wig Designer of The Beaux' Stratagem (2011) 

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JEN BENDER

Guest Director of The Wizard of Oz (2011) 

 

 

SUZAN-LORI PARKSSuzanLoriParks.jpg

Guest Playwright of In The Blood (2010)

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JOHN LEPARD

Guest Director of You Can't Take it With You (2010) 
Guest Director of Recent Tragic Events (2008) 

 

 

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Guest Scene Designer of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (2009) 

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JOANNA MCCLELLAND GLASS

Guest Playwright of Palmer Park (2009) 

 

 

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Guest Director of Rent (2010) 

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JIN-WEN YU

Guest Choreographer of Dancing in Or Time (2010) 

 

 

DAVID FURUMOTODavidFurumoto.jpg

Guest Director of Trojan Women (2009) 

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CAROLYN PAVLICK

Guest Choreographer of Dancing in Our Time (2010) 

 

 

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Dance Master Class (2011) 

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TOMMY A. GOMEZ

Guest Director of The Rocky Horror Show (2009)
Guest Director of Pygmalion (2007) 

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CHRISTIAN CHERRY

Guest Composer of Dancing in Our Time (2010) 

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DAVID GONZALEZ

Guest Instructor of Storytelling and Performance (2009) 

 

 

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Guest Instructor of Stage Management (2009) 

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JEFF DANIELS

Guest Lecturer on the Business of Acting (2008) 

 

 

LISA KRONLisaKron.jpg

Playwright of Well (2008) 

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LAURA BELL BUNDY

Star of Legally Blonde (2008) 

 

 

DR. MELISSA THOMPSONMelissaThompson.jpg

Resident Visiting Performance Artist (2008-2009) 

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GREG GANAKAS

Guest Director of Babes in Arms (2008) 

 

 

RANDY SKINNERRandySkinner.jpg

Original Choreographer of Babes in Arms (2008) 

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VINCENT E. THOMAS

Guest Choreographer of DanceFest (2008) 

 

 

BRIAN BEDFORDBrianBedford.jpg

Internationally Acclaimed Actor in residence with 
Stratford Festival of Canada Residency (2007)