Profiles in "Music Theatre" Expertise Area

  • Rubinoff is an American historian with a focus on the 1920s, World War II, and the 1950s. He teaches interdisciplinary studies (core and electives), organizational leadership, and U.S. history.
  • Gentry is a musical theatre historian and professional performer, focused on the restoration and preservation of historic masterpieces within the American musical theatre genre.
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Music Theatre. Actor, musician, and music theatre specialist in performance, direction, and instruction for the Music Theatre + Opera department, and educational equity coach in the School of Music, Dance and Theatre.
  • Stephen Christensen is a sound designer and engineer, focused on the rigorous investigation of sound design and emerging technologies in contemporary live performance. He teaches Sound Design and Live Engineering.
  • Dreyfoos has had multi-faceted career as a stage director, character tenor, actor, educator, and arts administrator. He has served on the faculty of ASU since 1994.
  • Molly Lajoie has worked as a director, choreographer and performer in the valley and around the country in youth and professional theatre and opera. She also does film and television and is represented by Dani's Agency.
  • Equally at home in opera, musical theatre, symphony, pops and ballet, Brian DeMaris currently serves as Principal Conductor of Anchorage Opera and Artistic Director of ASU's Music Theatre and Opera program in the School of Music, Dance and Theatre.