Faculty

Evelyn Serrano
Faculty, Theater History
eserrano@calarts.edu
661-253-7853
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Evelyn Serrano is an LA-based, Cuban experimental multimedia artist, educator and independent curator working at the intersection of creative placemaking, memory, community engagement, activism, and future thinking.  Serrano received her MFA in Studio Art and Integrated Media from the... 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 »

Bree Sherry
Faculty
bsherry@calarts.edu

Bree Sherry has previously worked off-Broadway on These Paper Bullets! (Atlantic Theater Company). Her regional theatre credits include Something Rotten, Catch Me If You Can (Musical Theatre West); Sense and Sensibility, Curve of Departure, A Doll’s House Part 2, Destiny of Desire (South... Continue reading »

Kristin Showalter
Faculty, Applied Arts
kshowalter@calarts.edu
661-253-7853
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An illustrator, designer, and a powerhouse of creative ideas, Kristin Showalter develops concepts for The Hettema Group and brings them to life in beautifully rendered illustrations. She first entered the design world as a scenic artist, applying her painting skills to projects for Universal... Continue reading »

Adam J. Smith
Faculty, Voice
Performance Program Coordinator
asmith@calarts.edu
661-253-7840
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Born and raised in Chicago, Adam J. Smith began acting and public speaking in high school, during which time he became a State Champion and National Semi-Finalist in Original Oratory. He then attended Duke University, where he graduated magna cum laude with degrees in theater and economics. He... Continue reading »

Toni Smith
Faculty, Speech
tsmith@calarts.edu
661-253-7853
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Toni Smith has been teaching Acting and Voice & Speech for the last 10 years. In addition to her teaching and career as an actor, she currently works as a VO Director throughout the Los Angeles area. Prior to teaching at CalArts she has taught at AMDA, Stephen F. Austin State University,... Continue reading »

Mark Sussman
Faculty, School of Theater
Object Performance
msussman@calarts.edu

Mark Sussman is a theatre artist and scholar working with material dramaturgies, puppetry, as well as modern and contemporary traditions of experimental performance. He is a co-founder and co-artistic director of the Brooklyn-based company Great Small Works, specializing in the reinvention of... Continue reading »

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