Theatre Faculty

Randy Baker

Randy Baker

Randy Baker is a playwright, director and the co-Artistic Director of Rorschach Theatre.
Tonya Beckman

Tonya Beckman

Tonya Beckman is an AEA/SAG-AFTRA actor and dialect coach.
Carl Gudenius

Carl Gudenius

In addition to teaching scenic and lighting design at GW and directing its Graduate Production Design Program, Professor Gudenius is an active professional designer.
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Leslie Jacobson

Leslie Jacobson has spent over 40 years producing, writing, directing, and teaching theatre committed to addressing societal challenges and to giving voice to people often marginalized by the dominant culture.
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Sigridur Johannesdottir

Sigridur is a costume designer who specializes and focuses her teaching on reproducing historical costumes based on research as well as dance costumes.
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Jodi Kanter

As a scholar, she has been trained to apply the theoretical lens of performance to everyday practices and so, while her methodology is consistent, the subjects of her work vary wildly—from, for example, end of life health care to contemporary dramatic literature to the American Presidency.
Bill Largess

Bill Largess

Bill Largess has been a theatre artist in the Washington area for over 40 years.
Brandon McCoy

Brandon McCoy

Brandon McCoy is a professional actor, director, playwright, and educator currently residing in Laurel, Maryland.
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Toby Mulford

Toby Mulford is an expert in physical theatre, mask work, and Commedia dell'Arte.
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Allyson Currin Stokes

Professor Stokes is the writer of numerous original plays, which have premiered on stages around the country.
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John Traub

John Traub currently serves as the Assistant Professor of Production Management and Technology at The George Washington University, Program of Theatre & Dance.
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Cristal Chanelle Truscott

Cristal Chanelle Truscott is a playwright, scholar, educator, dialogue facilitator and founder of Progress Theatre (PT).
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Tanya Wetenhall

A specialist in dress history, Professor Wetenhall’s teaching encompasses fashion and costume history, world dress practices, ballet design history, material culture and the decorative arts.
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Matt Wilson

Matthew R. Wilson is a union actor, director, and movement/combat choreographer, as well as a published playwright and theatre scholar.