Program Faculty

Monty Cole

Monty Cole has workshopped and directed new plays and re-imaginings of classic text across the country.  He has directed for Steppenwolf, Center Theatre Group, The Goodman Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, CalArts Center for New Performance, Cape Cod Theatre Project, Alley Theatre All... Continue reading »

Ashley Cole Bruce

Ashley Cole Bruce is a Senior Production Designer for Walt Disney Imagineering. Ashley hails from Ohio where she received her undergraduate degree from Miami University. She moved out to SoCal to earn her MFA in Scenic Art / Scenic Design from CalArts. After working in film and television... Continue reading »

Taylor Comen
Faculty, School of Theater
Stage Management

Taylor Comen is a freelance stage manager, production manager and producer in Los Angeles.  Born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Taylor moved to St. Louis, Missouri where she earned her BFA at Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts. As a student with aspirations of... Continue reading »

Michael Darling
Faculty, School of Theater
Technical Direction

Sometimes in life you need to remember people you hate and admit the fact that they have influenced you in some positive way; this is one of those times. Without naming names (because this person deserves no credit beyond a story) I want to discuss an idea that came from an intense and almost... Continue reading »

Tyrone Davis
Faculty, School of Theater

Tyrone Davis is an actor, director, producer, educator, and Associate Artistic Director at Center Theatre Group. He previously served as CTG’s Audience Engagement Director, where he provided leadership and direction for audience engagement programming at the Ahmanson Theatre, the Mark... Continue reading »

Bart DeLorenzo
Faculty, Theater History

Bart DeLorenzo is a Los Angeles-based theater director and the founding artistic director of the Evidence Room Theater. His recent work with the company includes Marivaux’s The False Servant, Sarah Ruhl’s Passion Play, Anton Chekhov’s Ivanov, Len Jenkin’s Margo Veil, and... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty