Charles McNulty

Charles McNulty is the theater critic of the Los Angeles Times. He received his doctorate in dramaturgy and dramatic criticism from the Yale School of Drama. McNulty has taught at Yale, the New School, New York University, the City University of New York Graduate Center, UCLA and the... Continue reading »

Anne Militello
Head of Lighting Design

Anne Militello is a renowned theater and concert lighting designer, architectural and theme park designer, and fine artist. Her designs for the theater span Broadway, Off Broadway, and Regional Theater, including collaborations with Sam Shepard, Maria Irene Fornes, Richard Foreman, Tom... Continue reading »

Edward Monaghan
Faculty, School of Theater
Stage Combat

Edward Monaghan has been involved in the health/fitness and martial arts fields as a professional for over 35 years. He holds multiple degrees from the University of Kentucky and UCLA specializing in movement, theater, and eastern philosophy. Ed has worked as a professional fight... Continue reading »

Anthony Nikolchev
Faculty, Movement

Anthony Nikolchev grew up in California’s Bay Area, cut his teeth in Central Europe, and holds a dual degree in theater and something like bioethics from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. He's an actor, writer, director for theater, film and experiential movement performance,... Continue reading »

Daniel Passer
Faculty, Acting
Associate Director of Performance

Daniel Passer creates work as a performer, writer and director.  For the past 12 years, Daniel has been a lead Clown and Comedy Conceptor for Cirque du Soleil and Dragone Entertainment. He was the comedy and clown act designer for Cirque’s critically acclaimed “Zarkana”... Continue reading »

Elizabeth Pickens

Beth Pickens is a Los Angeles-based consultant for artists and arts organizations. She is the author of Your Art Will Save Your Life (Feminist Press, 2018).  Her pamphlets—Making Art During Fascism and On Artists and Hopelessness—were designed and distributed by the... Continue reading »

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