Kristin Showalter
Faculty, Applied Arts

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

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

Toni Smith has been teaching Acting and Voice & Speech for over 10 years. In addition to her teaching and career as an actor, she currently works as a VO Director throughout the Los Angeles area directing video games, trailers, and TTS projects (*including those with High Profile Talent).... Continue reading »

Patrick Smith
Production Associate
School of Theater

Patrick Smith is the Prop Master for the CalArts School of Theater. He has over 20 years of experience working in theater, film, and television. Prior to joining CalArts, he worked at Center Theatre Group creating props for the Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson Theatre, and Kirk Douglas Theatre.... Continue reading »

Christopher Swetcky
Faculty, School of Theater
Production Manager

Before coming to CalArts, Chris worked for Penn State as an Associate Professor, Production Manager and Technical Director for the School of Theatre. Prior to Penn State, Chris worked at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts as Associate Technical Director. While at A.R.T. Chris... Continue reading »

Jeff Teeter
Faculty, School of Theater

Jeffrey Elias Teeter graduated from California Institute of the Arts and has worked on numerous productions throughout the world. His design work includes: Fire Flies, directed by Lou Bellamy (South Coast Rep); Silent Sky, directed by Casey Stangl and Holmes and Watson, directed by David Ira... Continue reading »

Judith Teitelman

A member of the International Association of Facilitators since 1997, Ms. Teitelman is a skilled and innovative designer and facilitator of meetings, retreats and focus groups. She regularly works with Boards and staff to institute positive, sustainable change within their organizations. Between... Continue reading »

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