Administration and Staff

Grayson Basina
Production and Studio Associate, Master Carpenter
School of Theater

Grayson Bassina started his career in theater on the stage in his high school, building a small folding privacy screen. That simple project created within him a passion for theater that has shaped his entire life. Grayson went to school at the University of Wisconsin Platteville, where fantastic... Continue reading »

Westley Garcia-Encines
Director of Operations

Westley Garcia serves as the Director of Operations for the CalArts School of Theater. In his role, he is responsible for managing all aspects of day-to-day operations and the administrative team in the School of Theater. Over the past 10 years, Westley has developed extensive experience in... Continue reading »

Danielle Gibson
Administrative and Operations Specialist, School of Theater

Danielle Gibson is a writer/director based in LA who earned her MFA in Film Directing at Chapman University. She believes her education is an investment well spent since it allowed her the time to focus on developing her own unique style: highly stylized & thematic based comedies that... Continue reading »

Mirjana Jokovic
Director of Performance; Head of MFA Acting

Mirjana Jokovic was born in Serbia, formerly a part of Yugoslavia. Mirjana started to work professionally as an actor in the movies and at the National Theater in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Soon, she was appearing in numerous television projects and as a lead at the National Theater. Three years... Continue reading »

Andrea LeBlanc
Associate Dean
Co-Head of BFA Acting

Born in the heart of Cajun country in Lafayette, Louisiana, Andrea LeBlanc is an actor, teacher, and writer who is committed to all aspects of performance and thrives in pioneering new performance and theatre aesthetics; her experience spans Feature Films, Independent Films, traditionally- based... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty