Faculty and Staff

Lynne Conner
Associate Professor of Theater and Dance, Chair
Specialties
  • Theater and Dance History and Theory
  • Audience Studies
  • Dramatic Literature
  • Playwriting
  • Directing
  • Acting
Addresses
  • Telephone: (207) 859-4524
  • Fax: (207) 859-4533
  • E-mail: ltconner@colby.edu
  • Office: Runnals 111

 

Todd Coulter
Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance
  Specialties
  • Theater and Dance History and Theory
  • Asian Theater
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • LGBT Studies
Addresses
  • Telephone: (207) 859-4523
  • Fax: (207) 859-4533
  • E-mail: tcoulter@colby.edu
  • Office: Runnals 104b

 

John D. Ervin
Technical Director
Specialties
  • Theater Technology
  • Scenic, Lighting, and Sound Design
  • Scene Painting
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • MIDI and Show Control
  • Computer Assisted (CNC) Woodworking
Addresses

 

Amanda Hamp
Faculty Fellow
amanda_hamp_headshot Specialties
  • Contemporary Dance Practices and Techniques
  • Contemporary Dance Performance
  • Choreography/Composition
  • Improvisation and Contact Improvisation
  • Dance Studies (history and theory)
  • Intersections of Creative and Scholarly Research
  • Interdisciplinary Performance and Studies
Addresses
  • Telephone: (207) 859-4531
  • Fax: (207) 859-4533
  • E-mail: aehamp@colby.edu
  • Office: Runnals 202

 

Shannon Hodgdon
Administrative Secretary
Specialties
  • Business Management / Accounting
  • Customer Service
  • Scheduling
  • Contracts
  • Work Study Supervision
  • Licensed Inspection Mechanic
Addresses
  • Telephone: (207) 859-4520
  • Fax: (207) 859-4533
  • E-mail: shodgdon@colby.edu
  • Office: Runnals 104a

 

Annie Kloppenberg
Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance
Specialties
  • Dance History and Theory
  • Contemporary Choreographic Practice
  • Improvisation
  • Contemporary/Modern Dance Technique Practices
  • Dance Performance
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Addresses

 

Olivia Kunst
Teaching Artist
Specialties
  • Ballet Technique
  • Choreography
Addresses

 

Meredith Lyons
Teaching Artist
meredith_lyons_headshot Specialties
  • Dance History and Theory
  • Ballet Technique
  • Contemporary/Modern Dance Technique Practices
  • Improvisation Dance Performance
  • Choreography Dance/Arts Administration
Addresses

 

Christine Nilles
Costume Shop Manager
  Specialties
  • Costuming
  • Costume Design
  • Illustration
  • Fiber Art
Addresses
  • Telephone: (207) 859-4528
  • Fax: (207) 859-4533
  • E-mail: cnilles@colby.edu
  • Office: Runnals 303 

 

James C. Thurston
Adjunct Associate Professor of Theater and Dance
  Specialties
  • Scenography
  • Scene Design
  • Light Design
  • Projection Design
  • Theater Architecture and Performance Space
  • Computer Aided Design for Theater
  • Live Performance and Digital Media
Addresses

 

Bess Welden
Teaching Artist
Specialties
  • Voice and Speech
  • Acting
  • Solo Performance
  • Playwriting
  • Audition Coaching
  • Theater/Arts Administration
Addresses



 

Sabbatical Information through Spring 2014


 

Faculty Member On Sabbatical
Lynne Conner 2014-2015
Todd Coulter
Annie Kloppenberg 2013-2014
Jim Thurston