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 artist
Anne Bogart 
co-artistic director, SITI Company
Lee Breuer
founding co-artistic director, MabouMines
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
Whit MacLaughlin
artistic director, New Paradise Laboratories
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