Conservatory: Faculty | Webster University

Conservatory: Faculty

 

Webster's Conservatory faculty believe in practicing what they teach. All members of the faculty are active in the local and regional theatre community. Faculty work can be seen in many theatres including The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Imaginary Theatre Company, Arrowrock Lyceum Theatre, HotCity Theatre, Metro Theatre, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, the Muny, The Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis and many more.


 

Faculty

Photo of Jef AwadaJef Awada

Movement
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Photo of Joanna BattlesJoanna Battles

Voice
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Photo of Rayme CornellRayme Cornell

Acting
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Photo of Dunsi DaiDunsi Dai

Scene Design
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Doug FinlaysonDoug Finlayson

Directing
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Photo of Gary GlasgowGary Glasgow

Acting
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Photo of Gad GutermanGad Guterman

Theatre Studies &
Dramaturgy
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Photo of Bruce LongworthBruce Longworth

Acting
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Photo of Bill LynchBill Lynch

Acting
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Photo of Dottie Marshall EnglisDottie Marshall Englis

Costume Design
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Photo of John MetzlerJohn Metzner

Wig and Makeup Design
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Photo of John RyanJohn Ryan

Assistant Technical Director
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Photo of Peter SargentPeter Sargent

Lighting/Stage Management
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Photo of Lara TeeterLara Teeter

Musical Theatre
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Photo of Carole TuckerCarole Tucker

Costume Construction
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Photo of Rusty WandallRusty Wandall

Sound Design
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Photo of John WylieJohn Wylie

Technical Direction
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Photo of Tara CampbellTara Campbell

Department Representative
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Adjunct Faculty 

Michael Baxter, Artistic Associate - The Muny
mbaxter@muny.org
Lecturer, Musical Theatre
Musical Theatre BFA, Webster University
At Webster since 2018 

Tina Beck, Lecturer, Technical Production
cmbeck75@gmail.com
BA, St. Louis University, Theatrical Production and Design,
1997; BA, St. Louis University, Studio Art, 1997.
At Webster since 2012.

Lawrence Bennett Director of Production, Repertory Theatre St. Louis
lbennett@repstl.org
Lecturer, Production Management
BFA, Webster University MFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison 
At Webster since 2019

Lee Buckalew, Lecturer, Sound Design
lee.buckalew@prosoundadvice.us
BFA, Webster, 1992.
At Webster since 1996.

Lisa Campbell Albert, Lecturer, Musical Accompaniment
lisacampbell37@webster.edu
BM, Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville; MM, Webster University.

At Webster since 2016.

Diane Carr, Lecturer, Pilates
dianecarr11@webster.edu
BFA Webster University, Absolution Teacher Training Program
At Webster since 2016.

Edward Coffield, Artistic Director, New Jewish Theatre Lecturer, Stage Management, Design
ecoffield@jccstl.org
BFA, University of Texas-Austin, 1986.
At Webster since 1997.

Sabrina Doris, Lecturer, Costume Technology
BFA, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
At Webster since 2014

Garth Dunbar, Lecturer, Painting and Dyeing
sirgarthis@aol.com
BFA, Webster University, 2003.
At Webster since 2006.

Lois Enders, Lecturer, Musical Theatre Dance
loisenders@webster.edu
BA, Webster University
At Webster since 2019 

Rich Fisher, Lecturer, AutoCAD  
fisherri@webster.edu
BFA, Webster University
At Webster since 2018 

Hans Frederickson, Lecturer, Technical Production
hansf@opera-stl.org
BFA, Lighting Design and Technical Direction, Webster University, 2008.
At Webster since 2011.

Emily Frei, Props Artisan, Repertory Theatre St. Louis
Lecturer, Upholstery
freiemi@webster.edu
United Scenic Artists 829. 
At Webster since 2016.

Becky Hanson, Lecturer, Millinery, Costume Shop Assistant
blh_72@hotmail.com
BFA, Webster University, 1995; MFA, San Diego Statue University, 2008.
At Webster since 2010.

Dr. Julie Jordan, Lecturer, Theatre History
juliejordan47@webster.edu
BA, Washington University, 1991; MA, Brown University, 1992; PhD, City University of New York, 2001. 
At Webster since 2013.

Kelly Kreutsberg, Lecturer, Props
khilterbrand@repstl.org
BFA, Webster University, 2000.
At Webster since 2004.

William "Buddy" Leach, Master Electrician, Studio Series, Repertory Theatre St. Louis
williamleach18@webster.edu
Lecturer, Electrics BFA, Webster University
At Webster since 2016 

Nancy Lewis, Lecturer, Yoga
kundaliniyogini@sbcglobal.net
Boston University, Kundalini Research Institute.
At Webster since 2011.

Scott Loebl, Scenic Artist, Repertory Theatre St. Louis, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, The Muny
scottloebl02@webster.edu
Lecturer, Scene Painting
BA, Washington University, 1984.
At Webster since 2002.

Arthur L. Lueking, Director, Loretto-Hilton Center
Instructor, Stage Management and Technical Direction
Director, Loretto-Hilton Center
luekinar@webster.edu
BA, Washington University, 1963; MFA, Yale Drama School, 1966.
At Webster since 1981.

Ron McGowan, Musical Accompaniment, Vocal Coaching, Musical Direction
ronmcgowan43@webster.edu
BA, Pomona College, 1986. 
Independent Study with Stephen Sondheim Private study with Alan Boehmer, Peter Hewitt
At Webster since 2006.

Tim Moore Lecturer, Scene Shop
timothymoore96@webster.edu
BFA, Webster University
At Webster since 2014 

Larry Pry, Lecturer, Musical Accompaniment, Vocal Coaching, Musical Direction Studies in Conducting and Music Education
larrypry17@webster.edu
BA, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1995.
At Webster since 2010

Michael James Reed, Lecturer, Musical Theatre and Auditions
michaelreed60@webster.edu
Studies in Theatre, University of California Santa Cruz Diploma of Associateship, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London
At Webster since 2019.

Steve Ryan Director of Production and Operations, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Lecturer, Technical Direction, BFA Seminar
stephenryan@opera-stl.org
BFA, Webster University, 1994, MFA University of Missouri Kansas City, 1997.
At Webster since 1995.

Michele Siler, Lecturer, Visual History
michelesiler01@webster.edu
BFA, Webster University, 1986; MFA, University of Missouri-Kansas, 1991.
At Webster since 2014.

Andy Sloey, Lecturer, Improvisation
sloeyand@webster.edu
BFA, Webster University, 2002, Second City Chicago Conservatory Program iO Chicago's Improv Program.
At Webster since 2011.

Dr. Sara Beth Taylor, Lecturer, Theatre History
sarataylor05@webster.edu
BA, Yale University MA, Indiana University PhD, Indiana University
At Webster since 2018  

Dr. Jennifer Joan Thompson, Lecturer, Theatre History
jenniferthompson@webster.edu 
BA, Yale University MFA, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts M. Phil, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York Ph.D. The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
At Webster since 2019 

Elizabeth Townsend, Instructor, Studio Acting 
etownsend61@webster.edu
BA, Columbia University, 1987; MFA, Kent State University, 2009.
At Webster since 2013. 

Tracy Utzmeyers. Production Manager, The Muny
tracyu@muny.org
Lecturer, Production Management BS, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
At Webster since 2013 

Sean Wilhite, Lecturer, Sound Technology
seanwilhite85@webster.edu
BA, Webster University
At Webster since 2017 

Ralph Wilke, Lecturer, Furniture Construction
ralphwilke60@webster.edu
BFA, Washington University, 1973; MFA, Washington University, 1975.
At Webster since 2000.

James Wolk, Lecturer, Drafting
jameswolk13@webster.edu
BA, St. Louis University, 1975; MFA, Southern Methodist University, 1982. 
At Webster since 2016.

Steven Woolf Artistic, Director Emeritus, Repertory Theatre St. Louis
stevenwoolf66@webster.edu
Lecturer, Auditions BA, University of Wisconsin MFA, University of Wisconsin
At Webster since 1980