Travis Preston
Dean, Head of Directing
Artistic Director, CalArts Center for New Performance

Travis Preston is Dean of the CalArts School of Theater and Artistic Director of the CalArts Center for New Performance, the professional producing arm of California Institute of the Arts. He directs theater and opera throughout the world and recently directed the critically-acclaimed CNP... Continue reading »

Steve Rankin
Faculty, Fight Choreography

Steve is an actor, fight director and director with 40 years of experience. Currently he is an adjunct professor at California Institute for the Arts. Professionally as a fight director he just returned from Berlin staging fights for a production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This July he will... Continue reading »

Joe Rohde
Faculty, Narrative and Immersive Environments

Joe Rohde is a Creative Executive at Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, California. Imagineering is the creative arm of the Walt Disney Company that designs and builds everything from cruise ships, theme parks, rides and attractions, hotels and infrastructure systems for the company’s... Continue reading »

Leon Rothenberg
Faculty, Sound Design

Leon Rothenberg is a Tony award-winning Sound Designer who has designed sound and written music for a number of environments including theater, film, dance, Virtual Reality, immersive environments and the circus.   Recent designs on Broadway include A Doll's House Part 2 (Drama Desk... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
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