Faculty

Marissa Chibás
Faculty, Acting
Director of Duende CalArts, CalArts Center for New Performance
mchibas@calarts.edu
661-291-3008
E108

Marissa Chibás is a writer, filmmaker, actor, recipient of a TCG Fox Fellowship in Distinguished Achievement, and a NewFilmakers LA filmmaker of the month award (September 2019). Marissa’s work was described by the New Yorker as “...impassioned and physically unstinting acting. We... Continue reading »

Monty Cole
Faculty
mcole@calarts.edu

Monty Cole has workshopped and directed new plays and re-imaginings of classic text across the country.  He has directed for Steppenwolf, Center Theatre Group, The Goodman Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, CalArts Center for New Performance, Cape Cod Theatre Project, Alley Theatre All... Continue reading »

Ashley Cole Bruce
Faculty
abruce@calarts.edu
661-253-7853
E123-O

Ashley Cole Bruce is a Senior Production Designer for Walt Disney Imagineering. Ashley hails from Ohio where she received her undergraduate degree from Miami University. She moved out to SoCal to earn her MFA in Scenic Art / Scenic Design from CalArts. After working in film and television... Continue reading »

Michael Darling
Head of Technical Direction
mdarling@calarts.edu
661-291-3080
E308

Sometimes in life you need to remember people you hate and admit the fact that they have influenced you in some positive way; this is one of those times. Without naming names (because this person deserves no credit beyond a story) I want to discuss an idea that came from an intense and almost... Continue reading »

Bart DeLorenzo
Faculty, Theater History
bdelorenzo@calarts.edu
661-253-7853
E111

Bart DeLorenzo is a Los Angeles-based theater director and the founding artistic director of the Evidence Room Theater. His recent work with the company includes Marivaux’s The False Servant, Sarah Ruhl’s Passion Play, Anton Chekhov’s Ivanov, Len Jenkin’s Margo Veil, and... Continue reading »

Heather Ehlers
Faculty, Movement
hehlers@calarts.edu
661-291-3020
E311

Heather Ehlers has been a professional actress for over 30 years. She appeared on Broadway in Born Yesterday, and in The Manson Family at Lincoln Center. She starred Off-Broadway in Paradise for the Worried, Educating Rita, and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom. Other theatre credits include: The Clean... Continue reading »

Peter Flaherty
Head of Interactive Media for Performance
pflaherty@calarts.edu
661-253-2514
E312

Peter Flaherty is a director and interactive artist whose work has shown in over a hundred international venues, including theaters, galleries, and museums. He conceived and directed The Dial, an interactive narrative combining AR & projection mapping which premiered at Sundance in 2019. He... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty
245678910Last