The department of Theatre & Dance offers studies leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree in Dramatic Art. See the Graduate Program section for detailed information. Current MFA students are listed below.
Lucas Hatton served as Artistic Director of Chicago’s Barrel of Monkeys and directed hundreds of original performances of the company’s critically-acclaimed show That’s Weird, Grandma. He directed Incident at Vichy with Steep Theater and Foolin’ Around with Infinity with Phalanx Theater, both of which received Critic’s Choice in Chicago Reader. He also directed the sketch group Southern Mothers at Second City Donny’s Skybox.
Justin Streichman is an actor and performance maker from Los Angeles with a background in experimental theater, improvisational modes of dance, independent film, and performance art. His original performance work has been produced by REDCAT, Machine Project, Pieter, Berkeley Art Museum, and the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. As a performer he has worked with artists across many disciplines, including My Barbarian, Hana van der Kolk, Emily Mast, Alison O’Daniel, Ishmael Houston-Jones, William Pope.L, and Yvonne Rainer.