Faculty
(See Recent Accomplishments & Recognition Below)

Dept. Photo

Standing: Will Bond, Gautam Dasgupta, Alma Becker, Marie Glotzbach, David Yergan, Garett Wilson, Barbara Opitz, Patty Pawliczek
Seated: Carolyn Anderson, Kate Bouchard, Stephanie Fleischmann, Lary Opitz, Kathy Mendenhall
Camera Shy: Eunice Ferreira, Barbara Gulan, Peter Kobor

Carolyn Anderson
Professor
Directing, History & Theory
Peter Kobor
Scenic Shop Supervisor
Will Bond
Artist-in-Residence
Acting
Kathy Mendenhall
Management Coordinator
Kate Kelly Bouchard
Artist-in-Residence
Acting, Voice
Barbara Opitz
Lecturer
Movement
Gautam Dasgupta
Professor
History & Theory
Lary Opitz
Professor &
Department Chair
Director, Acting, Designer
David Demke
Visiting Asst. Professor
Acting directing
Patty Pawliczak
Lecturer
Costume Designer
Eunice Ferreira
Assistant Professor
Directing, History & Theory

Doulas Seldin
Lecturer
Combat & Clowning

Stephanie Fleischmann
Lecturer
Playwriting
Garett E. Wilson
Artist-in-Residence
Scenic Designer
Barbara Gulan
Lecturer
Acting for the Camera
David Yergan
Lecturer
Technical Director
Production Manager
Lighting Designer
Marie Glotzbach
Lecturer
Acting
 

Recent Faculty Accomplishments & Recognition

STEPHANIE FLEISCHMANN, our playwriting teacher
Her new play, WHAT THE MOON SAW, or "I ONLY APPEAR TO BE DEAD" premiered in Los Angeles with the Son of Semele Ensemble (Sept. 9 – Oct. 3)
The play is  a gathering / remembrance / homage in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
There was a reading of the play on 9/11/1 at the Mint Theater in NYC
Read an interview with Stephanie in the Los Angeles Times:
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/09/talking-with-playwright-stephanie-fleischmann-on-her-911-play.html

EUNICE FERREIRA, our new Assistant Professor
We welcome Professor Eunice Ferreira who comes to us with a Ph. D in Drama from Tufts University. She has taught at Tufts and was an Assistant Professor and Producing Artistic Director at Eastern Nazarene College in Massachusetts. She has directed extensively and has taught a wide range of courses in theater history, directing, and acting. Her research is both transnational and interdisciplinary. Her dissertation was entitled: Theatre in Cape Verde: Resisting, Reclaiming and Recreating National and Cultural Identity in Postcolonial Lusophone Africa. This semester she will be teaching Introduction to Theater and Introduction to Directing.

GARETT WILSON, named our newest Artist-in-Residence
We congratulate Gary on his becoming a full-time member of the Theater Faculty.

DAVID YERGAN (Technical Director, Production Manager, Lighting Designer) honored this summer in a ceremony in the dance theater
“For the past 23 years, David has provided the NYSSSA School of Dance  students, faculty and guest artists with the highest theatrical production values for our performances, thus raising standards of professional excellence.”

PROFESSOR GAUTAM DASGUPTA named SKIDMORE DIRECTOR OF ASIAN STUDIES
We congratulate Gautam on this new venture.

PROFESSOR LARY OPITZ AND SKIDMORE STUDENTS IN SARATOGA SHAKESPEARE COMPANY'S THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
This summer the Saratoga Shakespeare Company enjoyed a successful season. Lary Opitz played the role of Shylock. Five Theater students were among the other cast members in this Actors’ Equity production.