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UCM Department of Theatre and Dance Testimonial
UCM Department of Theatre and Dance Testimonial
UCM Department of Theatre and Dance Testimonial
UCM Department of Theatre and Dance Testimonial
UCM Department of Theatre and Dance Testimonial

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Faculty and Staff

The theatre and dance faculty members at UCM represent a range of academic and professional training. All faculty hold terminal degrees in their areas of specialization, either the earned doctorate in theatre or the Master of Fine Arts degree.

Learn from Active Theatre Professionals

UCM theatre and dance students benefit from an experienced faculty who are actively engaged in their profession.  Our faculty supervise, design and teach courses in performance, technical theatre, design, history, theory and criticism, children's theatre and management. Active research, workshops, consultation, and seminars participation, and involvement in professional theatre organizations keep the faculty current with the theatre arts.

John Wilson
John Wilson
Professor of Theatre
Performance Specialist and
Department of Theatre and Dance Chair

Aaron Scully












Aaron Scully
Instructor of Theatre
Playwriting, Discover Theatre and
Oral Interpretation

Dr. Julie Rae Mollenkamp
Julie Mollenkamp
Professor of Theatre
Graduate Coordinator and
Meridith Harmon Sauer Distinguished
Endowed Professor of Theatre

Dr. Richard Herman 
Richard Herman
Professor of Theatre

Jeff Peltz
Jeff Peltz
Associate Professor of Theatre
Lighting and Sound Design



Cassie Hoppas
Costume Shop Manager


Jestila Kayla

Kayla Jestila
Instructor of Theatre 
Custome Design

Ashley Miller

Ashley Miller-Scully
Associate Professor of Theatre
Dance/Choreography


Timothy Rothwell

Instructor of Theatre