Faculty & Staff

Administration

Name Position Contact
Dr. Ray Miller
Interim Chairperson
Professor, Dance Studies and Theatre Arts
(828) 262-8176
Ms. Sue Williams
Assistant Chairperson
Professor, Theatre Arts - Design/Technology
(828) 262-6855
Ms. Elaine Hartley
Administrative Support Specialist
(828) 262-3028

Faculty - Full Time

Name Position Contact
Ms. Marianne Adams
Professor, Dance Studies
(828) 262-6373
Ms. Laurie Atkins
Associate Professor, Dance Studies
(828) 262-7533
Ms. Susan Cato-Chapman
Lecturer, Theatre Arts - Performance
(828) 262-8537
Ms. Emily Daughtridge
Professor, Dance Studies
(828) 262-2404
Dr. Derek Davidson
Assistant Professor, Theatre Arts - Playwriting
(828) 262-8177
Mr. Derek Gagnier
Associate Professor, Theatre Arts - Performance
(828) 262-6854
Dr. Gina Grandi
Lecturer, Theatre Arts - Education
(828) 832-6971
Ms. Kristin Grieneisen
Lecturer, Costume Studio
(828) 262-2094
Ms. Regina Gulick
Senior Lecturer, Dance Studies
(828) 262-6323
Ms. Cara Hagan
Associate Professor, Dance Studies
(828) 262-7779
Mr. Michael Helms
Professor, Theatre Arts - Design/Technology
(828) 262-3028
Mr. Gordon Hensley
Professor, Theatre Arts - Education
(828) 262-3028
Ms. Teresa Lee
Professor, Theatre Arts - Performance, Theatre for Youth
(828) 262-6376
Ms. Susan Lutz
Associate Professor, Dance Studies
(828) 262-2259
Ms. Martha Marking
Professor, Theatre Arts - Design/Technology
(828) 262-6377
Mr. Keith Martin
John M. Blackburn Distinguished Professor of Theatre
(828) 262-8179
Mr. John Marty
Associate Professor, Theatre Arts - Design/Technology
(828) 262-6374
Dr. Paulette Marty
Professor, Theatre Arts - History
(828) 262-2028
Mr. Sherone Price
Associate Professor, Dance Studies
(828) 262-3028
Dr. Kin-Yan Szeto
Professor, Theatre Arts - Performance Studies
(828) 262-3028
Mr. Kevin S. Warner
Professor, Dance Studies,
(828) 262-7323
Mr. Joel Williams
Professor, Theatre Arts - Directing
(828) 262-6470

Faculty - Part Time

Name Position Contact
Ms. Trimella Chaney
Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Arts
(828) 262-8178
Ms. Caroline Daniel
Adjunct Faculty, Dance Studies
(828) 262-6323
Ms. Elizabeth McCracken
Adjunct Faculty, Dance Studies
(828) 262-3028
Mr. Kevin L. Morrissey
Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Arts
(828) 262-6375
Mr. Brad Parquette
Adjunct Faculty, Dance Studies
(828) 262-6323
Ms. Rebecca Quin
Senior Lecturer, Dance Studies
(828) 262-8154
Mr. Adrian Rieder
Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Arts
(828) 262-6375
Ms. Karen Sabo
Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Arts
Mr. Chris Yon
Adjunct Faculty, Dance Studies
(828) 262-8154

Staff

Name Position Contact
Mr. Jeff Dickens
Dance Musician - Accompanist
(828) 262-3028
Ms. Sarah Heustess
Valborg & Greer Box Office Manager/Publicity
(828) 262-2248
Dr. Shawn M. Roberts
Dance Musician - Accompanist
(828) 262-8213
Mr. Mike Runyon
Dance Musician - Accompanist
(828) 262-3028
Mr. Matthew Tyson
Technical Director
(828) 262-6615
Mr. Lynn Willis
Production Photographer
(828) 963-4044

Emeritus

Name Position Contact
Dr. Susan S. Cole
Emeritus
Dr. Frank Mohler
Emeritus
Mr. Ed Pilkington
Emeritus
Dr. Linda Welden
Emeritus