2015-2016 Guest Lecturers, Instructors, and Designers


May Adrales, director
Arin Arbus, Director, Theatre for a New Audience
Jessie Austrian, Noah Brody, Ben Steinfeld, Co-Artistic Directors, Fiasco Theatre
Daniel Banks, DNA Works
Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director, PlayMakers Repertory Company
Andrew Borba, Artistic Director, Chautauqua Theater Company
Amy Boratko, Literary Manager, Yale Rep
Kate Burton, actor
Bernard Bunye, Brownstone Entertainment Management
Michael G. Chin, Fight Master
Bert Crenca, AS220 Artistic Director/Founder
Lear deBessonet, Director of Public Works, Public Theater
Rick Dildine, Artistic/Executive Director, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis
Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director, The Public Theater
Chuck Fishman, photographer
Solveig Gade, dramaturg
Sean Graney, playwright/director
Karl Gregory, on-camera instruction
Wendy Goldberg, Artistic Director, National Playwrights Conference, O’Neill Theatre Center
Maria Goyanes, Associate Producer, Public Theater
Rachel Hauck, designer
The Humana Festival
Erica Jensen
, Casting Director/on-camera instructor, Calleri Casting
Rachel Jett
, Artistic Director, National Theatre Institute
Laura Kepley
, Artistic Director, Cleveland Play House
Bob Krakower
, acting/on-camera instructor
Barrie Kreinik
, career development
The Latino Theater Commons
Victor Maog
, director
Tim Marshall
, agent
Marta Martinez
, Artistic Director, Rhode Island Latino Arts
Shira Milikowsky
, director
Beth Morrison
, opera and theater producer
Arnold Mungioli
, Casting Director, Mungioli Theatricals
Robert O’Hara
, writer/director
Brian O’Neil,
author of Acting as a Business
Michael Perlman
, director/playwright
Lisa Peterson
, director
Nancy Piccione
, Director of Casting, Manhattan Theatre Club
Rhode Island for Community and Justice
Diane Riley
, agent
Jose Rivera
, playwright
Liz Rosier
, agent
Sebastian Ruth
, Artistic Director, Community Music Works
Peter Sanfilippo
, agent
Mark Subias
, agent
Niegel Smith
, Artistic Director, Flea Theater
Rick Sordelet
, Fight Director
Jordan Thaler
, Casting Director, The Public Theater
Under The Radar Festival
, Public Theatre
David Vaccari
, Casting Director/on-camera Instructor, Telsey + Company
Paula Vogel
, playwright
Ken Wong
, Education Policy professor, Brown University
Laurie Woolery
, Associate Artistic Director, Public Works, Public Theater
Lauren Yee
, playwright


Anshuman Bhatia, sets/lights
Montana Blanco, costumes
Janie Bullard, sound
Jessie Darrell, costumes
Erik T. Lawson, sound
Yan Li, music director
Mike Mcgee, lights
Carolyn Mraz, sets
Rob Najarian, violence director
Deb O, sets
Cait O’Connor, costumes
Chad Raines, sound/original music
Barbara Samuels, lights
Myah Shein, kindness director