Production Guest Artists

The faculty of Ball State University's Department of Theatre and Dance believe that guest artists are essential to the training of theatre students. The numerous guest artists who have visited the campus and/or conducted workshops for students include the following:

Production, Casting, and Theatre Education

  • Stephanie Klapper (NY Casting Director for Broadway/Regional)
  • Erica Daniels (Steppenwolf Theatre Casting Director)
  • Mark Saks (LA Casting Director for TV and Film)
  • Richard Schechner (Director and Theorist)
  • Moises Kaufman (Tony Award Nominated Playwright/ Director)
  • Marsha Norman (Tony Award Winning Playwright)
  • Bill Osetek (Artistic Director of Drury Lane Oak Brook Theatre)
  • Michael Peitz (Executive Director of Educational Theatre Assoc.)
  • Collen Tovar (Stage Management)
  • Claire Sinnett (LA Casting Director)
  • Shanga Parker (Director)
  • Deborah Barylski (Los Angeles Agent)
  • Bruce Economu (Los Angeles Manager)
  • Kara Volkmann (NY Agent & Alumna)
  • Suzan Zeder (Playwright)
  • Jane Brody (Casting Director and Acting Teacher)
  • Julie Mack(Award winning lighting designer)
  • Bernie Telsey (Casting Director)
  • Suzanne Agins (Director)
  • John Cariani (Playwright)
  • Walter Bobbie (Director)

Professional stage managers and theatre administrators have been guest artists as well. In recent years, the department also has presented professional development workshops with agents, casting directors, personal managers, etc., from Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York.

Department of Theatre and Dance
Arts and Communications Building, Room AC 306
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-8740
Fax: 765-285-4030
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