Theatre and Dance Faculty


Rusty Curcio

Head of Dance, Theatre & Speech

718-390-3308 rcurcio@wagner.edu Main Hall 4

Head of Dance

Phill Hickox

Professor, Head of Design/Technology/Management, Theatre & Speech

718-390-3326 phickox@wagner.edu Main Hall 3

Professor, Director of Production and Head of Design/Technology/Management

Theresa McCarthy

Assistant Professor (Theatre), Theatre and Speech

718-390-3261 theresa.mccarthy@wagner.edu Main Hall 9


David McDonald

Associate Professor, Head of Voice, Theatre & Speech

718-390-3325 dmcdonal@wagner.edu Main Hall 16

Head of Voice

Michele Pawk

Associate Professor (Theatre), Theatre & Speech

718-420-4544 michele.pawk@wagner.edu Main Hall 9

Musical Theatre

Felicia Ruff

Professor/Chair, Theatre and Speech

718-420-4036 fruff@wagner.edu Main Hall 5

Department Chair and Full Professor; Elected member of APC; Appointed member of the Middles States PRR.

Brian Sharron

Technical Director, Theatre & Speech

718-390-3157 brian.sharron@wagner.edu Main Hall Scene Shop

Lauri Young

Associate Professor (Theatre), Theatre & Speech

718-390-3324 lyoung@wagner.edu Main Hall 14

Arts Administration Faculty


Todd Price

Associate Professor, Arts Administration, Theatre and Speech

718-420-4338 todd.price@wagner.edu Main Hall 1

Gary Sullivan

Professor and Director of Arts Administration, Theatre & Speech

718-390-3271 gpsull@wagner.edu Main Hall 2

Director of Arts Administration

Select Adjunct Faculty


Rebecca Arnold

Adjunct Professor, Theater Department


Prerna Bhatia

Adjunct Faculty (Yoga), Theatre and Speech


Michael Blackmon-Ham

Adjunct, Theatre & Speech


Ashley Burger

Adjunct Faculty (Dance), Theatre and Speech


Jazz, Ballet

Wendy Cavett

Adjunct Faculty (Theatre), Theatre and Speech


Acting V, Music Theatre Performance 2

Susan Fenley

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre & Speech

718-390-3223 sfenley@wagner.edu

Acting and Public Speaking

Suzanne Hevner

Adjunct Faculty (Theatre), Theatre and Speech


David Ledoux

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre & Speech

718-390-3223 david.ledoux@wagner.edu

Acting and Public Speaking

Victoria Neal

Adjunct Faculty (Theatre), Theatre and Speech


Design, Lighting Design, Design Studio, and Scene Painting

Arturo Porazzi

Adjunct Faculty (Theatre), Theatre & Speech

718-390-3223 arturo.porazzi@wagner.edu

Stage Management

Mary Rupert

Adjunct Faculty (Dance), Theatre & Speech



Brian Sgambati

Adjunct Faculty (Theatre), Theatre & Speech


Movement; Acting for the Camera

Jeffrey Sweet

Adjunct Faculty (Theatre), Theatre & Speech


Playwriting, Film, Theatre Criticism

Michael Tennenbaum

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre and Speech

718-390-3223 michael.tennenbaum@wagner.edu

Acting, Directing, Film, and Public Speaking

Robert Williams

Adjunct Faculty (Speech), Theatre & Speech

718-390-3223 robert.williams@wagner.edu

Public Speaking

Chad Yarborough

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre and Speech

718-390-3223 douglas.yarborough@wagner.edu

Public Speaking and Theatre Appreciation

Joseph Palmer

Adjunct Faculty (Dance), Theatre & Speech


Partnering, Swing



Maureen Bradley-Ferrulli

Box Office Manager, Theatre & Speech

718-390-3259 maureen.bradley-ferrulli@wagner.edu

Diane Catalano

Secretary, Theatre & Speech

718-390-3223 diane.catalano@wagner.edu

Erica Lee

Master Carpenter, Theater


Emma Streett

Master Electrician, Theatre and Speech

emma.streett@wagner.edu Scene Shop

Emma Streett is the Master Electrician for the theatre program. She is most recently from Washington, DC.


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