Estela Garcia
Faculty, Movement

A Los Angeles born native, Estela Garcia is an actress, movement coach, deviser, community engagement specialist, mask maker/performer, teacher and tinkerer of materials. She received her MFA from Dell'Arte in ensemble based physical theater and was a student of the late Mary Overlie,... 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 »

Janie Geiser
Faculty, School of Theater

Janie Geiser is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice includes cinema, performance, and installation. Geiser’s work is known for its recontextualization of abandoned images and objects, its embrace of artifice, and its investigation of memory, power and loss. “Geiser gives... Continue reading »

Mary Louise Gemmill
Faculty, School of Theater

Mary Louise (ML) was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She trained with The Lee Strasberg Institute and with Stella Adler in her invitation only Master Class. In 1984 she was selected to participate in the inaugural year of the Vassar Powerhouse Theatre Program in conjunction with The... Continue reading »

Danielle Gibson
Administrative and Operations Specialist, School of Theater

Danielle Gibson is a writer/director based in LA who recently 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 »

Lola Glaudini
Faculty, School of Theater

Lola Glaudini has been in front of the camera,  in TV shows and films for 25+ years. Some of her work has included The Sopranos, Criminal Minds, Law and Order, Law and Order: SVU, Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, Ray Donovan, The Expanse, NYPD Blue, Blow, Down to You, Jack Goes Boating, and... Continue reading »

Jon Gottlieb
Faculty, Sound Design

Jon Gottlieb is an internationally recognized sound designer for the legitimate stage and immersive environments. He has designed the sound for over 500 productions and installations including 11 productions on Broadway. In 1996 Mr. Gottlieb joined the faculty of the CalArts School of... Continue reading »

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