Faculty and Staff

Faculty of Humanities: Department of Dramatic Arts

Faculty and Staff

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all email addresses are 'name'@brocku.ca


David Vivian, Chair
Associate Professor (Scenography)
Office: MW 323
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4401
email: dvivian

David's website

Dr. Natalie Alvarez
Associate Professor
Theatre Praxis
on parental leave

Office: MW 312
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4496
email: nalvarez

Dr. David Fancy
Associate Professor
Theatre Praxis

Office: MW 306
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 3584
email: dfancy

Dr. Karen Fricker
Assistant Professor
Theatre Praxis
on sabbatical leave July-December 2015

Office: MW 311
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5780
email: kfricker


Mike Griffin
Performance and Directing

Office: MW 309
Telephone: 905-688-5550ext. 5392
email: mgriffin


Dr. Yasmine Kandil
Assistant Professor
Drama in Education and Applied Theatre

Office: MW 310
Telephone: ext. 6704
email: ykandil

Glenys McQueen-Fuentes
Associate Professor,
Theatre, Drama in Education
retired as of July 2014

email: gmcqueenfuentes

Dr. Mary Jane Miller
Professor Emerita
Dramatic Literature and Film Studies
email: mjmiller

Humanities Research Institute profile (out-of-date)

Dr. Marlene Moser
Associate Professor
Theatre Praxis

Humanities Research Institute profile (out-of-date)

We mourn the passing of Marlene on December 21, 2010.  If you wish to submit a comment or share a memory about Marlene please use this online form

Dr. Joe Norris
Drama in Education and Applied Theatre

Office: MW 313
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 3596
email: jnorris

Dr. Robert C. Nunn
Professor Emeritus
Dramatic Literature

Gyllian Raby
Associate Professor

Office: MW 307
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 3221
emai: graby

Gyllian's personal website

Virginia Reh
Associate Professor
retired as of July 2015

email: vreh

Danielle Wilson

Office: MW 308
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5397
email: dwilson


Administrative Assistant:
Dr. Georgann Watson
Office: MW 314
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5255

we are located at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts,
15 Artists' Common,
near the intersection of Carlisle and Race Streets, St. Catharines

adjacent to the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines
and the Meridian Centre

mailing address:

Department of Dramatic Arts
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, Ontario
L2S 3A1

Production Manager: Brian Cumberland
Office: MW 304
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4135
email: bcumberland

Technical Director: Gavin Fearon
Office: MW 305
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5252
email: gfearon

Head of Wardrobe: Roberta Doylend
Office: MW 313A
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 3204
email: rdoylend

Theatre Technical Production Assistant:
Ed Harris
Office: MW 267
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 6150
email: eharris

Theatre Beyond Words Resident Theatre Co.
Telephone: 905-468-7582
tbw  @  cogeco.ca

Part Time Instructors have included:

Theatre Praxis: Jamie Ashby, Rebecca Burton, Jill Carter, Terrance Cox, Spy Denomme-Welch, Jim Ellison, Heather Davis-Fisch, Barry A. Freeman, Paul Halferty, Chris Jackman, Michelle MacArthur, Kim McLeod, Nadine Sivak, Jacqueline Taucar, Keren Zaiontz

Theatre: Renée Baillargeon (Acting and Directing), Janis Barlow (Arts Management), Richard Beaune (acting), David Copelin (Scriptwriting), Kelly Daniels (Acting/Directing), Monica Dufault (performance, scriptwrighting), Peter Feldman (scene study), Javier Gubern-Soyka (acting), Karen and Allen Kaeja (movement), Leigh Kerr (stage management), Bill Lane, Alexandar Lukac (acting), Kate Lushington, Carolyn Mackenzie (Arts and Stage Management), Sonia Norris, Robin Patterson (acting), Kim Selody (acting), Barbara Worthy (acting)

Drama in Education and Applied Theatre:
Pamela Baer, Suzanne Burchell, Margaret Burke, Carol Mackenzie, Carolee Mason, Peter Moore, Michael St. George, Curtis Tye, Helen Zdriluk

Design & Stagecraft: Christine Anderson (scenic carpentry),  Tanya Apostolidis (wardrobe), Brian Cumberland (scenic carpentry & production)Dave Edwards (scenic carpentry), Cindy Emery (wigs and make-up), Gavin Fearon (technical production), Matt Flawn (lx design), Leslie Furness (scenic art), Ken Garrett (lighting design), Trevor Hughes (carpentry/sound), Kathryn Kerr (sceneshop, properties and wardrobe), Judy Marquis (scenic painting), Cindy Maude (wardrobe), Adrian Palmieri (scenic carpentry)Cooper Smith (scenic carpentry), Shawndra White (scenic painting), Kelly Wolf (scenography), Sana Young (wigs and make-up)

Suzanne Burchell
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5255

Carol Mackenzie
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5255

Carolyn Mackenzie
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5255
email: cmackenzie2

Helen Zdriluk
Drama in Education

Office: TBA
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 5255