Faculty

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Sabina Zuniga Varela

Sabina Zuniga Varela, originally from New Mexico, holds an MA in Special Education from the University of New Mexico and an MFA in Acting from…

Esther Chae

Esther Chae is an award-winning actor, published playwright, Korea-Hollywood consultant and professor in acting. Her work has been covered by the New York Times, the…

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Ann Closs-Farley

Ann Closs-Farley designs costumes across the country and around the world for film, theater, television, opera, and print. Credits include: The Pee-wee Herman Show (Broadway),…

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Michele Shay

is a Tony Award-nominated actress, director, educator, and noted interpreter of the works of playwright August Wilson.

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Colman Domingo

is an award-winning actor, director, playwright and producer.

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Bayo Akinfemi

A two-time Best Actor GEMINI nominee for Human Cargo and The Border, Bayo is currently a series regular on Bob Hearts Abishola, a Chuck Lorre third season sitcom…

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Emily Roxworthy

Emily Roxworthy is a scholar-artist with degrees in theatre arts, literature, and performance studies from Cornell University (MA) and Northwestern University (BS and PhD). She…

Hana S. Kim

Hana S. Kim

Hana S. Kim is a faculty member at the USC School of Dramatic Arts and a projection and scenic designer with experience across film, theatre,…

Susan Patterson Dalian

Susan Patterson Dalian

Susan Patterson Dalian is a faculty member at the USC School of Dramatic Arts. She recently directed a virtual reading of Iseult et Tristan at IAMA Theatre…

Tamara Ruppart

Tamara Ruppart

Tamara Ruppart is a faculty member at the USC School of Dramatic Arts. She has worked as a director, producer and actor in both theatre…