Aldo Billingslea, Professor: Acting, Multicultural Theatre
|2017||Black Odyssey||Pa Slidin'||Eric Ting||California Shakespeare|
|2016||Fences||Troy Maxson||Raelle Myrick Hodges||California Shakespeare|
|2016||Othello||Othello||Eric Ting||California Shakespeare|
|2016||Henry IV Part I||Falstaff||Lileana Blain-Cruz||Oregon Shakespeare|
|2016||Henry IV Part I||Falstaff||Carl Cofield||Oregon Shakespeare|
|2015||Fallen Angels||Maurice Duclos||Robert Kelley||TheatreWorks|
|2015||King Lear||Kent||Amanda Dehnert||California Shakespeare|
|2013||This is How It Goes||Cody||Tom Ross||Aurora|
|2013||Lady Windermere's Fan||Lord Windermere||Christopher L. Moore||California Shakespeare|
|2013||The Winter's Tale||King Polixines||Patricia MacGregor||California Shakespeare|
|2012||Othello||Othello||Jasson Minadakis||Marin Theatre Company|
|2012||Spunk||Sweetback/ Joe||Patricia MacGregor||California Shakespeare|
|2010||Jesus Moonwalks the Miss||Demeter||Amy Mueller||Cuttingball|
|2010||Don't Go Away Mad||Greedy Reed||Lee Sankowick||SF Playhouse|
|2010||In the Red & Brown Water||Shango||Ryan Rilette||Marin Theatre Company|
|2010||9 Circles||Man u/s||Kent Nickelson||Marin Theatre Company|
|2009||The Rant||Charles Simmons||Seth Rozin||InterAct Theatre|
|2009||War Music u/s||Homer/Ajax/Agam/Hector||Lillian Garrer Groag||ACT|
|2009||This is How It Goes||Cody||Lee Sankowick||Zephyr|
|2008||Radio Golf||Harmond Wilks||Harry Elam||TheatreWorks|
|2008||1st Person Shooter||Daniel/ Governor||Lee Sankowick||Zephyr|
|2007||Elephant Man||Joseph Merrick||Robert Kelly||TheatreWorks|
|2006||Gem of the Ocean||Citizen Barlow||Reuben Santiago Hudson||ACT|
|2006||Gem of the Ocean||Caesar||Reuben Santiago Hudson||ACT|
|2005||Splittin' the Raft||Fred Douglas/ Nigger Jim||Danny Scheie||Marin Theatre Company|
|2004||Anna Christie||Mat Burke||Lee Sankowick||Zephyr|
|2004||Othello||Othello||Cynthia White||Marin Shakespeare|
|2003||The Exonerated||Delbert Tibbs||Amy Himes||City Lights Theatre Co.|
|2003||Richard II||Abbot of Westminister||Libby Appel||Oregon Shakespeare|
|2002||Merry Wives of Windsor||Host||Sari Ketter||Shakespeare Santa Cruz|
|2002||Hairy Ape||Yank||Lee Sankowick||Marin Theatre Company|
|2002||Coriolanus||Tullus Aufidius||Kent Gash||Shakespeare Santa Cruz|
|2001||Othello||Othello||Nicholas Ruddall||Illinois Shakespeare|
|2001||Coriolanus||Tullus Aufidius||John Sipes||Illinois Shakespeare|
|2000||The Winter's Tale||LeontesFather||Fred Tollini||Santa Clara University|
|2000||The Old Settler||Husband Witherspoon||Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe||TheatreWorks|
|2000||In the Blood||Preacher & Baby||Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe||TheatreWorks|
|2000||Ma Rainey's Black Bottom||Levee||Luther James||Lorraine Hansberry|
|2000||Exhibit #9||Baby Eddie||Jinny Reed||Venue 9|
|1999||Paul Robeson||Paul Robeson||Barbara Fraser||Santa Clara University|
|1999||Paul Robeson||Paul Robeson||Barbara Fraser||Plano Repertory|
|1999||Gum||Anayat||Jeanne Randich||Magic Theatre|
|1998||MidSummer Night's Dream||Theseus||Penny Metropulos||Oregon Shakespeare|
|1998||Les Blancs||Tshembe||Tim Bond||Oregon Shakespeare|
|1998||Cymbeline||Cloten||Jim Edmonson||Oregon Shakespeare|
Jeffrey Bracco, Adjunct Lecturer: Directing, History
Panelist for Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas Conference 2017: "Diversity in Casting"
Stage Director: Million Dollar Quartet for Palo Alto Players, September 2017
Panelist for TBA (Theatre Bay Area) Annual Conference 2016 “Director and Designer Communication"
Co-Author with David Popalisky on academic paper, “Futurismo: Linking Past and Present Through an Artistic Aesthetic” in Theatre Topics, Nov. 2016 issue
Lead Actor: Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya for Pear Ave Theatre, Feb/Mar 2016
Stage Director: Calendar Girls for City Lights Theater Company, December 2016
Director: Green Day's American Idiot for City Lights Theater Company, Summer 2016
Co-Instructor with Professor Popalisky: “Performing Our Environment,” Winter 2016
Presenter: International University Global Theatre Experience Conference "We Are The Futurists," Styria Austria, December 2015
Participant 3-day SCU Workshop: “Developing Multi-Media Content to Enhance Student Understanding,” June 2015
Panelist for TBA (Theatre Bay Area) Annual Conference 2015 “Backstage Human Resources: The Director as HR Rep”
Recipient of NEA (National Endowment for the Arts) grant with other Department of Theatre and Dance colleagues
Stage Director: M. Butterfly for City Lights Theater Company, Spring 2015
Participant in 3-day Creativity Workshop, New York City, NY, Winter 2015
Playwright: Truce: A Christmas Wish From The Great War with Kit Wilder for City Lights Theater Company, Winter 2015
Lead Actor: Serge in Art for City Lights Theater Company, Fall 2014
Karen Lee Connell, Lecturer: Ballet, Pilates
Pilates on Tour Mountain View, CA (August 2017)
Attended Pilates on Tour in San Francisco (July 2016)
Karyn Connell traveled to Chicago to study ballet with her colleagues and mentors (July 2015).
Derek Duarte, Senior Lecturer: Lighting Design
Derek Duarte designed lighting for Pirates of Penzance, Pacific Repertory Theater, Carmel, CA, director Stephen Moorer, January, 2015.
Derek Duarte designed lighting for Carlota (world premiere opera), composed by Paul Davies, Mexican Heritage Theater, director Daniel Helfgot, February, 2015. (collaborated on projection design as well)
Derek Duarte designed lighting for Les Miserables, Peninsula Youth Theater, director Michael Champlin, Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, March, 2015.
Derek Duarte designed lighting for Revive, Resurge, Remain (world premiere), Ahdanceco at ODC Commons, San Francisco, CA, Choreographer Abigail Hosein, April, 2015.
Derek Duarte designed lighting for TSW Best Practices Conference, Santa Clara Convention Center, in collaboration with the Technical Services Industrial Association and Allstar Group, May, 2015.
Derek Duarte designed lighting for Exquisite Love (world premiere), Abhinaya Dance Company at the San Francisco International Arts Festival, Choreographer Mythili Kumar, Cowell Theater, June, 2015.
Derek Duarte designed lighting for Into The Woods, Western Stage, Jon Selover director, June 2015.
Derek Duarte designed lighting for Corridos (new adaptation by Luis Valdez), Western Stage in conjunction with El Teatro Campesino’s 50th Anniversary, directed by Lorenzo Aragon and Cesar Flores, August, 2015.
Kristin Kusanovich, Senior Lecturer: Modern Dance, Education
Pauline Locsin-Kanter, Lecturer: Jazz Dance, Tap, Musical Theatre styles
Kimberly Mohne Hill, Associate Professor: Acting, Voice
- Rags at TheatreWorks
- Noises Off at SF Playhouse
- Outside Mullingar at TheatreWorks
- The Wild Boy at Dragon Theater
- Awake & Sing at SCU with Guest Director Scott Kaiser of Oregon Shakespeare Festival
- The Elephant Man at CityLights
- Triangle (World Premiere) at TheatreWorks
- Sweeney Todd at TheatreWorks
- The Rainmaker at San Jose Stage Co.
- The House that Will Not Stand at Berkeley Rep (World Premiere, Co-Pro with Yale Rep; Glickman Award Winner, 2015, Finalist TBA Awards – Overall Outstanding Production 2014)
- Threepenny Opera at San Jose Stage (TBA Award Winner – Outstanding Production 2014)
- The Language Archive at CityLights
- Spamalot at CityLights
- Water by the Spoonful at TheatreWorks
- *A Thousand Splendid Suns (A.C.T./Theatre Calgary)(*Asst. Director)
- Arcadia, SCU Mayer Theatre
- When the Rain Stops Falling, Dragon Theater Co.
- Venus in Fur, San Jose Stage Co.
- In the Next Room (or, the vibrator play), City Lights Theater
- The Other Place, Dragon Theater Co.
- The Tempest, SCU Mayer Theatre
- Footloose, West Valley Light Opera
- In the Heights, SCU Mayer Theatre
- Voice & Storytelling Workshop – Northern California Innocence Project, Restorative Justice Retreat, August 2016
- Coloring Outside the Lines – Dialect Workshop – ATHE Conf. in Montreal August 2015
- Guest Lecture – Soc. Justice & Arts (Brian Thorstenson) May 2015
- A.C.T. Young Conservatory – Guest Lecture – Dialect Mar 2015
- Student Life Voice Workshop Feb. 2015
- Ignatian Center – Western Conversations at Gonzaga Univ. Oct. 2014
Barbara Murray, Professor: Costume Design, Children's Theatre
David Popalisky, Associate Professor: Modern, Choreography, Dance History
WALKING WITH WALT (group 10’) 2015, Wally Schnalle original score.
Pasadena Dance Festival, Lineage Performance Center, Pasadena CA, January 18, 2015; Vision Series, Cowell Theatre, San Francisco, CA, March 7, 2015; DUMBO Dance Festival, Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY, October 9-10, 2015
THANK GOOD YOU BYE (group 13’) 2014, Zoe Keating, Dustin Wong, original video.
Images ’14, Santa Clara University, February 6-9, 2014
Presentation with Jeffrey Bracco: "Futurismo: Linking Past and Present Through an Artistic Aesthetic"
International Conference on Arts and Humanities, January 2014
FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDER SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF
SCU Theatrical Production, 2013, Santa Clara University, May 10-18, 2013
FUTURISMO (group 14’) 2013, John Adams, Earl Scruggs, Zap Mama, F.T. Marinetti, created in collaboration with Jeffrey Bracco.
Images ’13, Santa Clara University, February 7-10, 2013
SWIMMING UPSTREAM (solo 3’) 2012, Phillip Glass
Beijing Community Theatre, Beijing, China, December 17, 2012
RETURN TO HJ JUNCTION (trio 10’) 2012, John Adams
Vision Series, Cowell Theatre, San Francisco, CA, March 16, 2012; Pasadena Dance Festival, Lineage Performance Center, Pasadena CA, April 20-21, 2012; DUMBO Dance Festival, John Ryan Theatre, Brooklyn, NY, Sept. 28-29, 2012; MUSICAL MAVERICKS SERIES, Santa Clara University, October 27, 2012
2015 SILICON VALLEY CREATES, Artist Laureate Award, Onstage $5000, recognizing sustained choreographic achievement
Michael Zampelli, S.J., Associate Professor: History Literature, Performance Studies
“Restoration and Migration: Jesuit Performance on American Stages.” Crossings and Dwellings: Restored Jesuits, Women Religious, American Experience, 1814-2014. Loyola University Chicago and the Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage. Chicago, Illinois. October 2014.