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.
Humboldt State University, B.A. Interdisciplinary Dance: Language and Culture, 2007
Kevin Dockery is a physical thinker, mover, musician, writer and nature historian who uses performance to explore ideas of self, place, and fit in the cultural labyrinth that overlays our experience of life.
Regina Gutierrez is a multidisciplinary artist and theater educator expert on movement, training and energy work. Specialist in the area of movement and physical theater she has been formed in Corporal Mime, Acrobatics and Scenic Combat. She has participated in numerous productions as an actress and assistant director. It is a founding member of the group Entrópico Teatro in which she has been an actress and assistant director since 2007.
Lena Polzonetti is a dancer, choreographer, and dance educator. She has performed professionally in ballet and modern dance companies, including the Ithaca Ballet, alban elved dance company, Danza Tersicore, and Fischerdance, among others. From 2006 to 2017 she coordinated and taught in the magnet dance program at Clay High School for the Visual and Performing Arts in South Bend, Indiana.
Cal State University, Fullerton, B.A. Theatre Design and Production, 2016
Lindsay Putnam has worked as Head of Audio at Disneyland’s Fantasyland Theatre and as a sound designer for Chemical Imbalance: a Jekyll and Hyde Play (regional finalist for KCACTF), Footloose, Reckless and The Laramie Project. At UC Davis she has designed Gibraltar, The 39 Steps, Elements, The Briars, The Trojan Women, The Shape of Things, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, NAM WAR RAW MAN and Outside the Lines.