Profiles in "Theatre" Expertise Area

  • Orlich is a well-known speaker in China, South Korea, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Canada, Italy, France, Spain, the UK, and Romania on cultural, political and gender relations, nationalism and ethnic conflict.
  • Essig's research interests include value creation by and evaluation of arts incubators; the relationship between art, money, and entrepreneurial action; and factors affecting individual artist success.
  • Ryner's teaching interests include Shakespeare and Renaissance drama; British literature to 1700; drama as a genre; literary theory and cultural studies.
  • Etheridge Woodson is the associate dean for students in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and director of Herberger Institute's Design and Arts Corps.
  • Joya Scott is a producer, dramaturg, director, and educator with expertise in devising, adaptation, new work, and multidisciplinary collaboration.
  • Underiner is an associate dean in the Graduate College, convener of Creative Health Collaborations (arts, humanities and design approaches to health research), and director of the PhD in Theatre & Performance of the Americas.
  • Kennedy teaches interdisciplinary arts and performance, with a focus on vocal performance, theatre history and music composition, and is a leading scholar on the Provincetown Players, Greenwich Village, and Eugene O'Neill.
  • As an acting teacher, Eckard emphasizes the body’s centrality to actor training, and she integrates contemplation and deep practice into her teaching pedagogy.
  • Gentry is a musical theatre historian and professional performer, focused on the restoration and preservation of historic masterpieces within the American musical theatre genre.
  • Espinosa is an Arizona-based artist, activist, teacher, and vocal coach. She has performed, lectured, and taught voice around the world since 1992.