Administration and Staff

Tanya Lee
Costume Shop Manager
tlee@calarts.edu
661-253-7850
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Tanya Lee has worked in various shops throughout the country, including The Boston Ballet and the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University. While at American Repertory Theatre, she worked extensively with resident costume designer Catherine Zuber, along with Gabriel Berry, Antony... Continue reading »

Damian D. Lewis
Co-Head of BFA Acting
Voice and Speech Faculty
dlewis@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x7908
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Damian Darnell Lewis ​is a 1998 graduate of The Juilliard School, and has been a working actor, director, and coach for over 15 years. He serves as the ​Associate Artistic-Director of Shakespeare Remixed, ​a ​TheatreWorkers Project ​production. Together, they have produced works for... Continue reading »

Ellen McCartney
Director of Experience Design and Production
emcartny@calarts.edu
661-291-3401
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Professional work in LA includes: Switzerland (Geffen Playhouse), PeP! (Machine Project),  Prometheus Bound (Getty Villa), King Lear (the Brewery) The Treatment (Boston Court), PeP! (Machine Project), Track 3 ( Bootleg) Bones (CTG/ Kirk Douglas Theatre), Café Oublie,  Dry Cleaning, Tug... Continue reading »

Travis Preston
Dean, Head of Directing
Artistic Director, CalArts Center for New Performance
tpreston@calarts.edu
661-222-2773
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Travis Preston is Artistic Director of the CalArts Center for New Performance and Dean of the CalArts School of Theater. He directs theater and opera throughout the world. Most recently, he completed the world premiere of CalArts Center for New Performance’s Fantômas: Revenge of the... Continue reading »

Shannon Scrofano
Associate Director of Experience Design and Production
sscrofano@calarts.edu
661-291-3401
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Shannon Scrofano is a Los Angeles-based designer whose work includes interdisciplinary performance, public space, exhibition, curation and dialogue projects internationally and throughout the US.  She collaborates with communities, organizations and other artists to explore... Continue reading »

Amanda Shank
Faculty, School of Theater
Associate Dean
ashank@calarts.edu
661-291-3055
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Amanda Shank is a writer, artist, and educator based in Los Angeles, California. She is the Associate Artistic Director of CalArts Center for New Performance. With a multidisciplinary practice rooted in the interplay between text and image, Amanda has developed projects with CalArts Center... Continue reading »

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