Programs: Performance

Judy Braha

Judy Braha has been a director, teacher, actor, and arts advocate in New England for over three decades. Head of the MFA Directing program at Boston University School of Theatre for over 15 years and faculty member in the BFA Acting program for over 25, she most recently collaborated with the BU Prison Education Program and CFA […]

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Yo-EL A. Cassell

A recipient of the Lotte Kaliski Award for Gifted Artists, Yo-EL Cassell was born in Schenectady, NY with a nerve deafness and discovered as a youngster that movement was his authentic expressive channel for his personal and creative identity. Instead of his hearing loss getting in the way, he aimed to allow the loss to […]

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Mark Cohen

After completing his degree studies at George Washington, Brown, and Yale Universities, Mark Cohen studied extensively at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and completed a two-year training program in the Meisner Technique in New York. He has studied independently with Michael Moriarty, Christopher Bayes, Milton Katselas, and Maria Aitken. Cohen was a professional […]

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McCaela Donovan

“For me, acting and theatre are the effortless blending of deep and varied technical skills and process, with shape, specificity, and form. It is about finding the truest expression and awareness of who you are as a human being—your thoughts, flaws, sense of humor—facing that head on, and then exposing that, openly, with your collaborators. […]

Brian Dudley

Brian Dudley is a teaching artist and arts administrator specializing in arts integration, youth development, and theatre education. At BU, he serves as academic advisor to all School of Theatre undergraduates, working with them to coordinate and understand degree requirements and course registration, study abroad, extracurricular opportunities, and more. He organizes messaging, materials, and training […]

Kirsten Greenidge

An avid champion of new work at the SOT in all its forms, Kirsten Greenidge is an Obie Award winning and Lucille Lortel nominated playwright whose plays place hyper realism on stage as they examine the nexus of race, class, gender, and the black experience. Recently recognized as playwright laureate of Boston, she has had […]

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Christine Hamel

Christine Hamel (she/her/hers) is a performer, voice & text coach, director, and writer; she teaches various aspects of performance: speech & dialects, voice, singing, and acting. Her areas of research include the embodied voice and its social, political, and ethical aspects; interdisciplinary and intersectional approaches to accents-dialects and speech; feminism, gender performance, and Shakespeare; and psycho-physical […]

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Kyna Hamill

Kyna Hamill is the Director of the Boston University College of Arts & Sciences Core Curriculum and sometimes teaches dramatic literature in BU’s School of Theatre. She specializes in the iconography of the commedia dell’arte, Early Modern theatre and visual culture, and theatre semiotics. She has published articles in Theatre Survey, Print Quarterly, Theatre Symposium and The Companion to […]

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Michael Hammond

“To borrow from John Cage, I pull everything I can out of my students, and encourage my students to pull everything they can out of me.” Michael Hammond is an actor, director, playwright and teacher.  He teaches all first-year performance students in their fall introductory acting course, and teaches one of three sections of Theatre […]

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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 […]