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Ryan Scott Oliver HeadshotRyan Scott Oliver

Guest Composer & Lyricist of
We Foxes (ĭmáGen, 2017)


Marshall Pailet HeadshotMarshall Pailet

Guest Director of
We Foxes (ĭmáGen, 2017)


Matthew Schneider HeadshotMatthew Schneider

Dramaturg for We Foxes (ĭmáGen, 2017)


Wade McCollum HeadshotWade McCollum

Actor of We Foxes (ĭmáGen, 2017)


Katie Thompson HeadshotKatie Thompson

Actor of We Foxes (ĭmáGen, 2017)


Ethan Carlson HeadshotEthan Carlson

Guest Assistant to Ryan Scott Oliver for
We Foxes (ĭmáGen, 2017)


Katia Savrami HeadshotKatia Savrami

Guest Choreologist (2017)


Steve Broadnax HeadshotSteve Broadnax

Visiting Artist in Residence
and Guest Director of Blood at the Root (2017)


Erika Randall HeadshotErika Randall

Guest Choreographer (2016)


Leslie Becker HeadshotLeslie Becker

Guest Musical Theatre Mentor (2016)


Iqbal KhanIqbal Khan Headshot

Guest Director Residency presented in partnership with Wharton Center's World View Lecture Series and the College of Arts and Letters Leading Voices Series (2016)


Billy Bell HeadshotBilly Bell

Guest Dancer/Choreographer (2016)


Gabriel Barre HeadshotGabriel Barre

Director/Choreographer of Temple (ImaGEN, 2016)


Jennifer Paulson-LeeJennifer Paulson-Lee Headshot

Associate Director/Choreographer of Temple (ĭmáGen, 2016)


Silvia Peto HeadshotSilvia Peto

Book and Lyrics Writer of Temple (ImaGEN, 2016)


Constantine KitsopoulosConstantine Kitsopoulos Headshot

Composer (Additional Music) of Temple (ImaGEN, 2016)


Zillah Glory HeadshotZillah Glory

Actor of Temple (ImaGEN, 2016)


Antonia KitsopoulosAntonia Kitsopoulos

Actor of Temple (ImaGEN, 2016)


Bernard White HeadshotBernard White

Guest Stage and Film Actor (2016)


Martha Ruskai HeadshotMARTHA RUSKAI

Wig Design and Makeup (2015-2017)


Scott Witt HeadshotScott Witt

Combat and Clowning (2016)


Shanna VanDerwerker HeadshotShanna VanDerwerker

Choreography (2016)


ADAM ROWEAdam Rowe Headshot

Production Design (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)


Joe Barros HeadshotJOE BARROS

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


SHENELLE WILLIAMSShenelle Williams Headshot

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


Spencer Williams HeadshotSPENCER WILLIAMS

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


WHITNEY RHODESWhitney Rhodes Headshot

Book Writer of For Tonight (ImaGEN, 2015)


Adam Barry HeadshotADAM 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)


Marika Reisberg HeadshotMARIKA REISBERG

Artist in Movement and Psychology (2015)


KRISTIN IDASZAKKristin Idaszak Headshot

Playwright for Classical Adaptation (2015)


Ruth E Kramer HeadshotRUTH E. KRAMER

Stage Management (2015)


TIMOTHY BUSFIELDTim Busfield Headshot

Artist of Media Acting (2013-2017)


Melissa Gilbert HeadshotMELISSA GILBERT

Artist of Media Acting (2013-2015)


JENNIFER WERNERJennifer Werner Headshot

Director/Choreographer for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)


Joshua Stephen Kartes HeadshotJOSHUA STEPHEN KARTES

Musical Director for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)


Jason Gillman HeadshotJASON GILLMAN

Actor for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)


CARRIE MANOLAKOSCarrie Manolakos Headshot

Actor for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)


Brian Cali HeadshotBRIAN CALI

Actor for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)


JUSTIN MATTHEW SARGENTJustin Matthew Sargent Headshot

Actor for Chess (ImaGEN, 2015)


Jan Blixt HeadshotJAN BLIXT

Artist of Directing (2015)


JULIAN SANDSJulian Sands Headshot

Artist with Wharton Center (2014)


John Manfredi HeadshotJOHN MANFREDI

Artist of Theatre Business (2014)


CHARLEY BEALCharley Beal Headshot

Resident Artist of Design and Art Direction (2014)


Anna Deavere Smith Headshot

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)


ERNEST HARDEN JR.Ernest Harden Jr Headshot

Guest Actor of Beethoven and the Misfortune Cookies (2013)


TJ Castonovo HeadshotTJ CASTRONOVO

Guest Director of Beethoven and the Misfortune Cookies (2013)


KATIE VON TILLKatie Von Till Headshor

Resident Artist of Film Acting (2013)


Alex Gay Headshot

ALEX GAY

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


TONY KUSHNERTony Kushner Headshot

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


Edward Daranyi HeadshotEDWARD 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)


Dev Janki HeadshotDEV JANKI

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


R. MACKENZIE LEWISR MacKenzie Lewis Headshot

Guest Musical Director of Funny Girl (2013)
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 (2010)


Peter Mervis Headshot

PETER MERVIS

Guest Playwright of U.P. (2013)


LEE "BO" HENRYLee Henry Headshot

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


Julia Lenardon Headshot

JULIA LENARDON

Resident Artist/Instructor of Voice & Speech (2013)


MELODY COOPERMelody Cooper Headshot

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


Claire Young Headshot

CLAIRE YOUNG

Guest Make Up Artist of Funny Girl (2013)


Jane Taylor Headshot

JANE TAYLOR

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


REBECCA KLINGRebecca Kling Headshot

Guest Performance Artist (2013)


CARL PASBJERGCarl Pasbjerg Headshot

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


Peter DiMuro Headshot

PETER DIMURO

Guest Choreographer of Dance is the Answer (2012)


DAVID SOLOMONDavid Solomon Headshot

Resident Artist for Pump Up the Volume! (2012)


Jeff Thompson Headshot

JEFF THOMPSON

Resident Composer for Pump Up the Volume! (2012)


JEREMY DESMONJeremy Desmon Headshot

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


Rick Thomas Headshot

RICK THOMAS

Guest Sound Designer for Legally Blonde (2012)


HEATHER FLEMINGHeather Fleming Headshot

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


Jen Bender Headshot

JEN BENDER

Guest Director of The Wizard of Oz (2011)


SUZAN-LORI PARKSSuzan-Lori Parks Headshot

Guest Playwright of In The Blood (2010)


ROB ODORISORob Odorisio Headshot

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


Joanna Glass Headshot

JOANNA MCCLELLAND GLASS

Guest Playwright of Palmer Park (2009)


SCOTT BURKELLScott Burkell Headshot

Guest Director of Rent (2010)


Jin Wen Yu Headshot

JIN-WEN YU

Guest Choreographer of Dancing in Or Time (2010)


DAVID FURUMOTODavid Furumoto Headshot

Guest Director of Trojan Women (2009)


Carolyn Pavlick Headshot

CAROLYN PAVLICK

Guest Choreographer of Dancing in Our Time (2010)


BALLET HISPANICOBallet Hispanico Logo

Dance Master Class (2011)


Tommy Gomez Headshot

TOMMY A. GOMEZ

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


Christian Cherry Headshot

CHRISTIAN CHERRY

Guest Composer of Dancing in Our Time (2010)


David Gonzalez Headshot

DAVID GONZALEZ

Guest Instructor of Storytelling and Performance (2009)


DAVID GRINDLEDavid Grindle Headshot

Guest Instructor of Stage Management (2009)


Jeff Daniels Headshot

JEFF DANIELS

Guest Lecturer on the Business of Acting (2008)


LISA KRONLisa Kron Headshot

Playwright of Well (2008)


Laura Bell Bundy Headshot

LAURA BELL BUNDY

Star of Legally Blonde (2008)


Greg Ganakas Headshot

GREG GANAKAS

Guest Director of Babes in Arms (2008)


RANDY SKINNERRandy Skinner Headshot

Original Choreographer of Babes in Arms (2008)


Vincent Thomas Headshot

VINCENT E. THOMAS

Guest Choreographer of DanceFest (2008)


BRIAN BEDFORDBrian Bedford Headshot

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