Guest Artists

Each year, the Department of Theatre and Dance invites various guest artists to perform on campus and interact with our students. Our recent guests artists include:

Amy Smith on Financial Wellness for Artists

Jamil Jude, Artistic Director of Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre

Xavier Cortada on Climate Change

Tony Nominated Pascale Armand

Judy Bales Runway Exhibit

Barbara McAdams of Tectonic Theatre Company

Adam Sanders of the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company from Boston with Hamlet 360

Urban Bush Women Dance Company

Solo Performance with Theatre Artist and Illustrator Bill Doan

The Dance Exchange “Civil War Moving Field Guide” (NEA Grant)

Award-Winning Playwright Ifa Bayeza​

Dialect Coach Susan Lynskey​

Rennie Harris Puremovement Hip Hop Dance Theatre (NEA Grant)

Award-Winning Playwright Pearl Cleage​​​

Non-profit Theatre Specialist Nancy Erickson

Performance Artist and Refugee Expert Dr. Rama Mani

Broadway and Film Actor from “Billy Elliott,” “Wicked“ and “Birdman” William Youmans​

Fight Choreographer Ashley Eckersley​