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Programs: Theatre

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 […]

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 […]

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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Verity Branco

An actress, certified vocal coach and creator, Verity Branco (she/her) holds an MFA from The University of Texas at Austin, where she studied with Ann Skinner and Barney Hammond (Stratford Festival, Canada) and Franchelle Dorn. She is the recipient of multiple awards for her stage work including two-time winner as Outstanding Lead Actress by The […]

Schools: TheatrePrograms: Performance Theatre

Joel Brandwine

Joel Brandwine has been working as a technical director, production carpenter, automation technician, and rigger for over 20 years. His Broadway credits include Jersey Boys, American Idiot, Legally Blond, Catch Me if You Can, Cinderella, American Psycho, 9 to 5, and Evita. His touring credits include Riverdance, the 25th Anniversary Tour, Beautiful; The Carol King […]

Todd C. Burgun

Todd Burgun’s very first job in the industry was in 1986 for the Liberty Weekend Opening Ceremonies Celebration on Governors Island, New York. Since then, he has worked on numerous shows and in several roles in theatre production. He has worked in the regional theatre circuit and in the commercial theatre world.  From Scenic Fabricator […]

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 […]

Schools: TheatrePrograms: Performance Theatre

Judith Chaffee

In 2011 she was awarded the BU Metcalf Cup and Prize for excellence in teaching, and the Association of Theatre Movement Specialists’ Outstanding Service Award. Additional training includes Body/Mind/Centering and experiential anatomy with Wendell Beavers and Erika Berland, Viewpoints and Suzuki with SITI Company, Meyerhold Technique with Gennadi Bogdanov and Nikolai Karpov in Moscow, Grotowski […]

Schools: TheatrePrograms: Emeriti

Elizabeth Coen

Elizabeth Coen is a theatre historian, dramaturg, and specialist in theatre pedagogy. At present, she manages the Arts-Based Learning program at Seattle Children’s Theatre and plays an integral role in developing new works that focus on teenagers’ social-emotional growth. She also serves on the executive committee for Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA). Publications include […]

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