Faculty and Staff Overview

Faculty

Holly Boda-Sutton

Director, IUP Dance Theater Company

Professor, Dance Theater Director, Choreographer, Performer
MFA, Dance—Texas Woman's University
MEd, Administration—Salisbury State University
BS, Business—University of Northern Colorado

Office: Zink Dance Theater
Phone: 724-357-4865
hboda@iup.edu

Carrie Cole, Assistant Chair, Director of Production

Associate Professor, Dramaturg, Historian, Integrative Studies
PhD, Theater and Performance Studies—University of Maryland
MA, Theater Studies—University of Arizona
BA, Theater—Willamette University

Office: Waller 206G
Phone: 724-357-1220
Carrie.Cole@iup.edu

Rachel DeSoto-Jackson

Assistant Professor, Applied Theater
MFA, Performance Pedagogy—University of Pittsburgh
MA, Theatre and Performance Studies—University of Pittsburgh
MA Certificate, Film Studies—University of Pittsburgh
BPhil, Theatre Arts—University of Pittsburgh

Office: Waller 206B
Phone: 724-357-2777
Jackson@iup.edu

Rob Gretta

Associate Professor, Actor/Director, Musical Theater
MFA, Directing—Florida State University
BA, Theater—Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Office: Waller 206F
Phone: 724-357-4037
Robert.Gretta@iup.edu

Brian Jones, Department Chair

Professor, Scenery Designer, Lighting Designer, Technical Director
MFA, Theater Design and Production—University of Florida
BA, Theater—Wabash College

Office: Waller 104
Phone: 724-357-2965
brjones@iup.edu

Rick Kemp

Professor, Actor, Director, Devised Theater Creator
PhD, Theater—University of Pittsburgh
MFA, Performance Pedagogy—University of Pittsburgh
MA, English Literature—Oxford University
BA, English Literature—Oxford University

Office: Waller 206D
Phone: 724-357-4474
rkemp@iup.edu

Ethan Hollinger

Assistant Professor, Lighting and Sound Design/Technology
MFA, Theatre—Illinois State University
BA, Theatre—North Greenville University

Office: Waller 206C
Phone: 724-357-2644
eholling@iup.edu

Nancy Pipkin-Hutchinson

Associate Professor, Costume Design and Technology
MFA, Dramatic Arts (Costume Design)—University of California–Davis
BA, Theater Arts—Catawba College

Office: Waller 206H
Phone: 724-357-4026
npipkin@iup.edu

Michael Schwartz

Associate Professor, Theater Historian, Dramaturg, Playwright
PhD, Theater—University of Pittsburgh
MA, English—Long Island University, Brooklyn
BA, English major and Fine Arts minor—Georgetown University

Office: Waller 206I
Phone: 724-357-2169
michael.schwartz@iup.edu

Joan Van Dyke

Associate Professor, Choreographer, Performer
MFA, Dance—Arizona State University
MS, Ballet—Indiana University–Bloomington
BA, Ballet—Virginia Intermont College

Office: Zink Dance Theater
Phone: 724-357-5528
jvandyke@iup.edu

Theater and Dance Staff

Kym Laret

Costume Studio Technician
Phone:
724-357-2654
Kimberly.laret@iup.edu

Corey Lunchuck

Scenery Studio Technician
BA, Theater—Indiana University of Pennsylvania
c.m.lunchuck@iup.edu

Terri Williams

Fiscal Assistant, Department Secretary
Phone:
724-357-3120
twilliam@iup.edu

Theater and Dance Emeritus Faculty

Barbara Blackledge
Professor, actor/director, chairperson

Malcolm Bowes (deceased)
Professor, theater historian, dramaturg, director, actor, chairperson

Donald Eisen
Professor, theater historian, dramaturg, director, actor, chairperson
dgeisen@comcast.net
Retired: 12/30/94

Robert Ensley (deceased)
Professor, actor/director, chairperson

Patricia Lommock
Associate Professor, choreographer, Asian dance
Retired: 1/1/99

Ed Simpson
Professor, playwright, actor, director
Retired: 8/18/06