People

Irwin Appel
  • Chair
  • Professor
  • Theater Dance West, Room 2525
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  • Assistant Professor

Shakespeare | Early Modern Drama | Dramatic Literature

History of Sexuality | Race Studies | Queer Theory

  • Theater Dance West, Room 1508
Dance Studies/Performance Studies
  • Professor

Dance Studies ~ Performance Studies

Flamenco ~ Spanish Modernism ~ The Gypsy (Roma-Andalusian) in Spanish History

Dance Modernism ~ Postmodern Dance ~ Installation Art 

Feminist Historiography - Embodiment - Corporeality - Cultural Memory

European Intellectual History

             Flamenco and Gypsy (Gitana/X - Andalusian Roma) Intellectual and Culturall History

Performance and Diaspora

Race and Ballet in Hemispheric Perspective

 Curatorial Practice 

  • Theater Dance West, Room 2506
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  • Lecturer
  • Continuing Lecturer
  • Theater Dance West, Room 1514
  • Professor
  • Theater Dance West, Room 2511
  • Senior Lecturer
  • 805-893-7649
  • HSSB 1107
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  • Associate Professor / Head of Dramatic Writing Concentration
  • Lecturer

Street Dance for Dance majors, Theater majors and non-majors

  • Senior Lecturer
  • 805-893-7649
  • HSSB 1107
  • Distinguished Professor

Theater history; American drama and theater; ancient theater; dramatic theory

  • Theater Dance West, Room 2513
  • Vice Chair / Director of Dance / Continuing Lecturer
  • (805) 893-4527
  • Theater Dance West, Room 2526
  • Associate Professor
  • Theater Dance West, Room 2514
  • Assistant Professor
  • Theater Dance West, Room 2512
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  • Associate Professor

Scenic Design
Projection and Video Design
Lighting Design

  • Theater Dance West, Room 1515
  • Senior Lecturer SOE
  • Theater Dance West, Room 1510
  • Professor
  • Theater Dance West, Room 2509
  • Continuing Lecturer
  • 805-893-7649
  • HSSB 1107
  • Assistant Professor
  • Theater Dance West, Room 1512
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  • Studio Professor
  • 805-893-3242
  • HSSB 1107
  • Continuing Lecturer
  • Theater Dance West, Room 2507
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  • Lecturer

Theater Design, Lighting

  • Theater Dance West 2510
Caricature of Vickie Scott by Ricardo de los Angeles
  • Studio Professor

Lighting Design for Dance and Theater, Immersive Entertainment Design, Design History

  • Theater Dance West, Room 1519

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