Faculty and Staff

Nurturing your passion for theatre and dance

Theatre and dance faculty are highly trained working professionals who strive to help you reach you professional goals. Our faculty have connections to professionals in the industry and many are members of professional organizations, which provides you with great networking opportunities.

Melanie Dreyer-Lude

Melanie Dreyer-Lude

Associate Professor
Coordinator BA/BS Program in Theatre Studies

Dr. Carol J. Maples

Dr. Carol J. Maples

Professor
Coordinator, BSEd Speech and Theatre Education

Robert W. Westenberg

Robert W. Westenberg

Associate Professor-Coordinator Musical Theatre

Cynthia J. Winstead

Cynthia J. Winstead

Professor
Coordinator, BFA Design, Technology and Stage Management