2024-2025 University Catalog 
    
    Jul 22, 2024  
2024-2025 University Catalog

Theater, Dance and Film Studies (THTR, DANC, FILM)


Theater, Dance, and Film Studies

The Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies offers a major in theater and minors in theater, dance, and film and visual culture. The department produces a season of performances drawn from a wide range of periods and styles that engage students in all areas of the performing arts. The performance season includes fully-produced main-stage plays, musicals, and dance concerts. Each year the department invites a number of distinguished guest actors, directors, playwrights, choreographers, dancers, designers, filmmakers and theater scholars to share their expertise with students.

HONORS: An Honors Program in Theater is offered for well-qualified majors; see department head for details.

Department Head: Jenefer Davies

Faculty

First date is the year in which the faculty member began service as regular faculty at the University. Second date is the year of appointment to the present rank.

Owen M. Collins, M.F.A.—(2002)-2016
Professor of Theater
M.F.A., University of South Carolina

Jenefer M. Davies, M.F.A., M.A.L.S.—(2006)-2020
Professor of Dance
M.A.L.S., Hollins University
M.F.A., The George Washington University

Shawn Paul Evans, M.F.A.—(2007)-2019
Professor of Theater
M.F.A., University of Virginia

Jemma Alix Levy, M.A., M.F.A.—(2014)-2020
Associate Professor of Theater
M.A., University of Chicago
M.F.A., Mary Baldwin University in association with the American Shakespeare Center

Stephanie Sandberg, Ph.D. — (2016)-2024
Associate Professor of Theater
Ph.D. University of California Santa Barbara

Film and Visual Culture Core Faculty

Edward Adams, Ph.D.—(1993)-2012
Professor of English
Ph.D., Yale University

Shawn Paul Evans, M.F.A.—(2007)-2019
Professor of Theater
M.F.A., University of Virginia

Stephanie Lynn Sandberg, Ph.D.—(2016)-2024
Associate Professor of Theater and Head of the Film and Visual Culture Minor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Degrees/Majors/Minors

Major

Minor

Courses