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MCLA's Theatre program has dedicated expert full-time faculty in addition to professionals working in the field at area's theatrical institutions, providing a variety of experiences, input and access to the inner workings of real theatre companies.

  • Laura Standley, Associate Professor of Theatre - Acting and Directing
  • Jeremy Winchester, Assistant Professor of Theatre- Scenic and Lighting Design and Production
Each year we bring professional artists and scholars to MCLA to work on productions, lead workshops and teach classes. Some are in residence for a few days, others for a full semester. Here is a list of some of those who joined us in recent years:
  • Sara Katzoff: Producing Artistic Director, Berkshire Fringe Festival and Founding Company Member, Kickwheel Ensemble Theatre
  • Kelly Morgan: Fight Choreographer, Founder/ Artistic Director of the Mint Theater in NYC
  • David Lane: Director, Puppeteer and Mask Artist, Founding Member Old Trout Puppet Workshop
  • Chris Kerrigan and Asher Putnam: Composers and Lyricists, Founding Members of the modern-pop klezmer band Bella's Bartok
  • Dennis Krausnick: Director of Training, Shakespeare and Company
  • David Joseph: Actor with Shakespeare and Company