Visiting Artists

Each year the School of Drama invites guests into our classrooms. Guests range from professional theatre artists and scholars who conduct workshops and seminars, to alumni working in the field who come back to share their experiences. Recent guests to the School have included:

Marcel Banks
special effects make-up artis
Rick Cluchey
co-founder, San Quentin Drama Workshop
Louis Colaianni
Linklater, speech, dialects, acting
Chuck Cooper
actor
Sheila Daniels
director
Ron Davis
director, founder of San Francisco Mime Troupe
Michael Dixon
playwright, director, dramaturg
Deborah Dryden
costume design
David Hammond
director, acting teacher
Keith Hitchcock
actor, director
George Clayton Johnson
writer
Scott Kaiser
Company Development / Voice-Text, Oregon Shakespeare, alum
Mariana Klaveno
actor and alum
Dennis Krausnick
Shakespeare and Company
John Langs
director
Ming Cho Lee
design
Sandi Logan
Head of Casting ABC/Disney
Wade Madsen
choreographer, dancer
Jerry Manning
director
Francesca Marini
archival studies
Joel McHale
actor and alum
Jane Nichols
master acting teacher
Hugh O'Gorman
actor and alum
Brian O'Neill
business of acting
Zandra Rhodes
textile artist and costume designer
Carol Roscoe
acting, business
Ian Ruskin
acting, solo performance
Robert Schenkkan
playwright and screenwriter
Tom Skerritt
actor
Amy Thone
actor
Stan Welles
improv
Farin Zahedi
head of Drama, Tehran University