Our strength lies in our faculty.

A highly talented and energetic faculty is the greatest strength of the theatre program. All of our faculty are active professional artists and are recognized nationally within their respective specialties. They are intensely committed to your development as a young artist, and their attention to student needs is recognized by many of our students gaining entrance to the very best graduate programs in the land. Whether your interests lie in acting, directing, or design, you will find a collaborative environment that is essential to creating good theatre.

The theatre faculty consists of:

Full Time

Kashi Johnson portrait
Acting, Chairperson & Professor
Acting, Directing, Professor
Costume Design, Professor
Scenic Design, Associate Professor
Lighting Design, Associate Professor
Lyam Gabel Portrait
Acting, Directing, Assistant Professor
Carrie Ballenger
Scenic Artist / Props Artisan, 22-23 Visiting Assistant Professor
Technical Director, Adjunct Professor
Tyler Felton
Costume Director, Adjunct Professor
Department Coordinator
Cristy Chory Profile Portrait
Adjunct Professor
Swapna Suresh
Dance, Professor
Samuel Reyes Profile Picture
Dance, Adjunct Professor
Lehigh Shield Profile Picture
Lighting Coordinator, Adjunct Professor
Audio Coordinator, Adjunct Professor
Assistant Production Manager, Adjunct Professor

Retired & Emeriti Faculty

Retired Faculty
Acting, Directing
Professor Emeritus (1975-2014)
Lighting Design