2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 18, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Theatre, Art, and Graphic & Animation Design


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Christopher M. Register, Department Chair
Janet McQueen, Administrative and Program Specialist

Faculty

Angela Bubash, MFA, Associate Professor of Art
Andrew Campbell, MFA, Assistant Professor of Theatre
Scott Chapman, MFA, Associate Professor of Theatre
Leslie Cook-Day, MFA, Associate Professor of Theatre
Keith Cummings, MFA, Lecturer of Graphic and Animation Design
Kerri Cushman, MFA, Professor of Art
Donovan Douglas, MFA, Assistant Professor of Graphic and Animation Design
Stephanie Howieson, Lecturer in Theatre
Lacy Klinger, MFA, Associate Professor of Theatre
Wade Lough, MFA, Associate Professor of Graphic and Animation Design
Kelly Nelson, MFA, MAE, Professor of Art
Adam Paulek, MFA, Associate Professor of Art
Christopher M. Register, MFA, Professor of Graphic and Animation Design
Lauren Rice, MFA, Associate Professor of Art
Terri Sabatos, PhD, Associate Professor of Art History
Ronda Scarrow, EdD, Assistant Professor of Theatre
Bruce Speas, MFA, Associate Professor of Theatre
Jay Zuberi, MFA, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

Theatre Program

Faculty

Andrew Campbell, MFA, Assistant Professor of Theatre
Scott Chapman, MFA, Associate Professor of Theatre
Leslie Cook-Day, MFA, Associate Professor of Theatre
Lacy Klinger, MFA, Associate Professor of Theatre and Program Coordinator
Ronda Scarrow, EdD, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Program Coordinator for Theatre Education
Bruce Speas, MFA, Associate Professor of Theatre

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre

Mission Statement for Theatre Program

With the broad array of theatre course offerings at Longwood students have the opportunity to achieve a traditional and holistic view of the world through the study of literature, performance art, and technological development. In order to provide a cohesive body of knowledge in the various fields of performance art, the Theatre Program at Longwood is committed to excellence in teaching, advancement of knowledge, and cultural enrichment. A faculty and staff of theatre historians, theoreticians, and professional artists mentor students in pre-professional training in Theatre Arts. The function of these mentors is to provide excellence in teaching and training through a sequence of theory, performance, and technical courses and through a program of main stage and studio theatrical productions.

The Department provides degree programs of study leading to either a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual and Performing Arts or the Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts degree. Students studying for the BFA Degree in Visual and Performing Arts may opt for one of two tracks within the BFA, Performance or Technology. Longwood students are invited into the BFA program through auditions and examination of portfolios, and are then evaluated and adjudicated by the faculty at the end of each year. Continuation in the BFA program is competitive, and rigorous professional standards are applied.

Students Studying for the Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts degree may opt for one of two concentrations, Generalist or Applied. Those students seeking teacher certification must select the Applied concentration within the Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts degree.

Art Program

Faculty

Angela Bubash, MFA, Associate Professor of Art
Kerri Cushman, MFA, Professor of Art
Kelly Nelson, MFA, MAE, Professor of Art and Program Coordinator
Adam Paulek, MFA, Associate Professor of Art
Lauren Rice, MFA, Associate Professor of Art
Terri Sabatos, PhD, Associate Professor of Art History
Jay Zuberi, MFA, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

Graphic and Animation Design Program

Faculty

Keith Cummings, MFA, Lecturer of Graphic and Animation Design
Donovan Douglas, MFA, Assistant Professor of Graphic and Animation Design
Wade Lough, MFA, Associate Professor of Graphic and Animation Design and Program Coordinator
Christopher M. Register, MFA, Professor of Graphic and Animation Design

Programs

    Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of Fine ArtsMinor

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