Schools: Theatre

Melodie Jeffery-Cassell

“Movement opens your soul and allows it to breathe. In theater, movement isn’t just about the body doing a motion; it’s about the entire organism coordinating all its resources to physically embody the world around us.” “I believe in the importance of creating an engaging, progressive, and experiential environment which allows students to individually and […]

Schools: TheatrePrograms: Performance Theatre

Kristin Leahey

Kristin Leahey just concluded her tenure as the Director of New Works at Seattle Repertory Theatre. Formerly, she was the Resident Dramaturg at Northlight Theatre, outside of Chicago, and, prior to that post, the Literary Manager at Washington D.C.’s Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. She has freelanced as an artist with the O’Neill Theater Center, Denver […]

Jorge Arroyo

Jorge Arroyo has been a freelance lighting designer for over 20 years and has worked in a variety of disciplines, ranging from theater, dance, corporate events, concerts, to television, and more. His work has been seen at venues such as the Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, The Public Theater, Westport Country Playhouse, TheatreSquared, The People’s Light […]

Rebecca Schneebaum

Rebecca Schneebaum (She/her/hers) is a Boston based actor, teaching artist, and Designated Linklater Voice Teacher.  She received her BFA in Acting from Emerson College where she currently teaches Linklater Voice to the first year students in the performing arts department. Rebecca recently completed the rigorous training process for certification in Linklater Voice, spanning years of study […]

Schools: TheatrePrograms: Performance Theatre

Julie Hennrikus

Julie Hennrikus has been the Executive Director of StageSource since 2011. Prior to that she worked at Emerson College, as the General Manager of Emerson Stage. She continues to teach arts management classes at Emerson as a member of the adjunct faculty. Prior to Emerson, she was the Program Manager of the Memorial Hall/Lowell Hall […]

Artisan Certificates

Our Artisan Certificate programs are 2-year programs designed for students who have completed a BA/BFA and are proficient in their craft but seek to enhance their artistic and technical experience in order to gain employment in leadership roles in the profession. The emphasis on training is geared to those who do not wish to pursue […]

Allyson Beheler

Originally from Indiana, Allyson Beheler has traveled the nation working in stage, production, and company management for Ball State University, Cincinnati Opera, Pioneer Playhouse, Blue Goose Theatre Company, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, and in association with Steppenwolf/Stage 773, and Drury Lane Theatre/Stage 773. She has also worked as a carpenter/rigger with Des Moines Metro Opera, Ball […]

Todd C. Burgun

Todd Burgun joined Boston University as Scene Shop Manager in the School of Theatre in summer 2017, after serving as Scene Shop Foreman at Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company.  Prior to coming to BU, he was Technical Director at Ocean State Theatre Company in Rhode Island.  Todd’s experience also includes several theaters and shops in Cincinnati, including […]

Collette Livingston

“Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible.”—George Washington Carver Collette Livingston is an artist of many hats focusing primarily on illustration, wearable art, and textiles. Collette has toured internationally with Cirque du Soleil’s “KOOZA” and “Varekai” as both […]