Education

Melissa L. F. Turner

Yale School of DramaM.F.A. Theater ArtsEmphasis: Stage Management
University of Northern ColoradoB.A. Theater ArtsEmphasis: Design Technology

Performing Arts Curriculum

Stage Management 
CourseInstructor
Introduction to Stage Management*Charles Houghton
Stage Management Forum: The Artistic Process (3 years)Mary Hunter & Guest Speakers
Stage Management Seminar (3 years)Mary Hunter, Karen Quisenberry, & James Montcastle
Stage Management ForumMary Hunter
Advanced Stage Management: Equity & The LORT ContractKaren Quisenberry
Advanced Principles for Stage Management: Commercial TheaterLaura Brown MacKinnon
Advanced Principles for Stage Management: The Next StepDiana DiVita
Stage Management ThesisMary Hunter

Theater Management 
CourseInstructor
American Theater PracticesBenjamin Mordecai
Managing the Production ProcessVicki Nolan
Law and ArtsJoan Channick
Commercial TheaterBenjamin Mordecai

Production Management 
CourseInstructor
Production PlanningBen Sammler
Theater SafetyBill Reynolds
Technical ManagementBill Reynolds
Production Management Organization & AdministrationElisa Cardone

Directing / Acting 
CourseInstructor
Stage Combat for Stage ManagersRick Sordelet
Basic Acting for Non-Majors*Charlotte Guyette
Introduction to Directing for Non-Directors*Thomas P. McNally
Introduction to Theatrical CompositionLiz Diamond

Design 
CourseInstructor
Scenic DesignMing Cho-Lee & Michael Yeargan
Introduction to Scenic Design*Daniel Guyette
Advanced Scenic Design*Daniel Guyette
Introduction to Light DesignJennifer Tipton & Steven Strawbridge
Light Design & TechnologyCharles Houghton
Sound DesignDavid Budries
Sound Design & Technology*Charles Houghton
Costume Design*Ronald B. Gloekler
Senior Seminar*Daniel Guyette & Charles Houghton

Theater Technology 
CourseInstructor
Introduction to Theater Technology*Albert "Stub" Allison(Carpentry)
Ronald B. Gloekler (Costumes)
Charles Houghton (Electrical)
Beginning Drafting*Daniel Guyette
Costume ProductionTom McAlister
Costume ConstructionRobin Hirsch
Scenic Painting*Daniel Guyette
Intermediate Stage Craft*Jerry Dougherty

History Courses in Theater and Art 
CourseInstructor
Drama and Theater HistoryJoseph Roach
Theater History*Mary Schuttler
Art History I*Michael "Chip" Coronel
Art History II*/TD>Michael "Chip" Coronel
Early Italian Renaissance (Class took place in Tuscany)Michael "Chip" Coronel
Roman SculptureDiana E. E. Kleiner

* Designates undergraduate classes taken at the University of Northern Colorado

 

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