People - Faculty, by Area of Study

Executive Director

Lynn M. Thomas
Interim Executive Director / Floyd U. Jones Family Endowed Chair
206-543-5140

Acting

Part-time Lecturer, Combat Training
David Armstrong
Affiliate Instructor
Tim Bond
Professor, Acting and Directing, 1983
206-685-1118
Bridget Connors
Senior Lecturer
206-543-0866
Valerie Curtis-Newton
Head of Directing / Professor, Directing and Acting, 1996
206-616-7148
Jeffrey Frace
Head of Acting / Associate Professor, Acting, Movement, and Devising Performance
Senior Lecturer, Speech and Singing
206-543-3076
Professor Emeritus, Acting
Zane New Headshot
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies / Senior Lecturer, Acting and Directing
206-685-6731
Principal Lecturer, Alexander Technique
206-543-7170
Jane Nichols
Guest Instructor, Clown/Physical Theatre/Games
Headshot of Myra Platt.
Guest Instructor
Senior Lecturer Emerita
Amy Thone
Lecturer, Acting

Design

Kira Franz-Knight
Part-time Lecturer, History of Western Dress
Geoff Korf
Associate Director / Professor, Lighting Design
206-543-2735
Tom Lynch
Professor, Scenic Design
206-685-8657
Skip Mercier
Principal Lecturer, Scenic and Costume Design
917-561-4169
Jane Richlovsky
Part-time Lecturer, Figure Drawing
Lecturer, Lighting Design
206-543-5741
Head of Design / Associate Professor, Costume Design
206-616-1785
Julia Hayes Welch
Guest Instructor, Scenic Design, 2015
Rob Witmer
Guest Instructor, Sound Design

Directing

Tim Bond
Professor, Acting and Directing, 1983
206-685-1118
Valerie Curtis-Newton
Head of Directing / Professor, Directing and Acting, 1996
206-616-7148
Zane New Headshot
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies / Senior Lecturer, Acting and Directing
206-685-6731
Kelly Kitchens
Guest Instructor, Directing
Part-time Lecturer, Directing

PhD Program

Catherine Cole
Divisional Dean of the Arts / Professor, Dramatic Theory, History, and Criticism
206 543-7045
Odai Johnson
Head of Theatre History, Theory, and Criticism / Professor, Theatre History
206-543-4183
Scott Magelssen, in the Space Shuttle simulator at the Museum of Flight
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies / Associate Professor, Theatre History / Donald E. Petersen Fellow
206-616-9792
Stefka Mihaylova
Assistant Professor, Theatre Theory and Criticism
206-221-6638
Thomas Postlewait
Affiliate Professor, Theater History
Professor Emeritus, Theater History

Musical Theater

David Armstrong
Affiliate Instructor
Senior Lecturer, Speech and Singing
206-543-3076