Experts Guide — Performing Arts & Theatre
Computer assisted drafting (CAD) in theatre design — Technical needs of performing arts centers
Associate Professor of Dramatic Arts,
Technical Director of the Norton Center for the Arts
B.F.A., University of Florida; M.A., Indiana University
859-238-5435 or 5441
Regularly teaches classes in technical aspects of theater, including set and stage design, lighting, and sound. Introduces students to emerging techniques for utilizing computers and other technology as tools in the dramatic arts. Computer assisted design (CAD) for theater.
Trumpet — Jazz music and history — The musician's life — The symphony orchestra — Teaching music — Music in general
Matton Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music
Centre's first distinguished artist-in-residence. A renowned trumpet teacher and performer who has appeared solo and with artists such as Henry Mancini, Doc Severinsen, Pearl Bailey, Dizzy Gillespie, and Dave Brubeck. A master of classical and jazz playing, as well as virtuoso cornet solos. A founder of the New Columbian Brass Band, soloist with the New Sousa Band, and featured soloist with the Advocate Brass Band. A soloist with many symphony orchestras, including those in Cincinnati, Buffalo, Santa Fe, Orlando, and Rochester. Featured in many recordings of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.
Theater — Acting, directing, playwriting — Dramatic literature — British life and culture — Contemporary British theatre — Educational drama and children's theatre — Shakespeare — Regional theatre — Alien status (British citizen but not a US citizen) — Contemporary British playwrights — Pantomime
Professor of Dramatic Arts
Diploma, Rose Bruford College (England);
M.A., University of Lancaster (England); Ph.D., Michigan State University
An energetic teacher and director who has guided Centre students and productions to several honors. Chosen to join the Kentucky Chatauqua program with life-like portrayals of Samuel Drake, an Englishman who established the nation's first professional theater on the western side of the Appalachian mountains. Teacher-leader for several overseas theatre study tours. He is also a consultant to KDE and GSA.
Acting and directing
Hazelrigg Professor of Dramatic Arts
B.S., Oregon State University; M.A., Western Washington University;
Ph.D., Ohio State University
A veteran of acting and directing for more than 20 years. Recent successes as a director include The Voice of the Prairie, which received the highest possible rating in adjudication at the Kentucky Theater Festival, and Dancing at Lughnasa, which was runner up in the American College Theatre regional competition. Chosen to direct a 1994 Off Off Broadway production of Nikolai Gogol's The Marriage.