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Theatre

Faculty

Carole Bellini-Sharp, Ph.D., Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of Theatre

cbellini@hamilton.edu
Areas of Expertise: directed 50 plus professional and college theatre productions, worked for the past 10 years with members of The Roy Hart International Theatre Institute in Malerargues, France and in the U.S. on various projects.
Carole Bellini-Sharp, who earned a Ph.D. in drama from Carnegie-Mellon University, began teaching at Kirkland College in 1973 and joined the Hamilton faculty in 1978 when the two schools merged. More >>

Bellini-Sharp has directed over 50 professional and college theatre productions, including Conduct of Life at the Hispanic Theatre Festival in Miami, Lady Day at the Emerson Bar and Grill in Syracuse and Soul Sisters, which toured colleges and universities in the U.S.  Some of the more recent productions she has directed with students include John O’Keefe’s All Night Long, Caryl Churchill’s Vinegar Tom, Marlane Mayer's Moe's Lucky Seven and contemporary stagings of Orestes, The Way of the World, and Love's Labors Lost.

In addition, Bellini-Sharp has worked for the past 10 years with members of The Roy Hart International Theatre Institute in Malerargues, France and in the U.S. on various projects including THE ORESTEIA PROJECT and is developing a new piece based on dreams.  In April, she created a site-specific performance piece in New Zealand at the Performance Studies International Conference. Bellini-Sharp served as director of Hamilton's program in New York City in fall, 2002.

Mark Cryer, M.F.A, Associate Professor of Theatre

mcryer@hamilton.edu
Areas of Expertise: acting, Shakespeare, African American theatre, Sanford Meisner, Uta Hagen and August Wilson.
Mark Cryer earned a master of fine arts in acting from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, Glasgow, Scotland and studied Shakespeare at the Royal Academy of Art, London. More >>

Cryer has appeared in the feature films Mighty Ducks 2, It Could Happen to You and The Peace Maker. Cryer wrote and performs a one-act play, 99 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask an African American But Were Too Afraid to Ask, a look at what we think and what we know about African-Americans. The play has been performed at the annual Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, S.C. and the Edinburgh (Scotland) Fringe Theatre Festival. In 2004 Cryer performed in The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman at Swine Palace, the professional theatre at Louisiana State University.

 

Craig Latrell, D.F.A., Professor of Theatre

clatrell@hamilton.edu
Areas of Expertise: Asian and intercultural performance, performance studies and directing.
Craig T. Latrell is professor and chair of Theatre at Hamilton College. He has also taught at the National University of Singapore, University of Denver, and Cornish College of the Arts. More >>

A former Fulbright Senior Lecturer in Indonesia, Latrell holds a DFA from the Yale School of Drama. Publications have appeared in TDR, Asian Theatre Journal and Converging Interests: Traders, Travelers and Tourists in Southeast Asia, edited by J. Forshee (University of California, Berkeley, 1999). He also served on the Advisory Board and contributed entries to the Encyclopedia of Asian Theatre (Greenwood Press, 2007). Latrell has worked as a director in the Pacific Northwest and in Southeast Asia.

Andrew Holland, Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

aholland@hamilton.edu
Areas of Expertise: design and technical theatre.
Andrew Holland comes to Hamilton from American University in Washington, D.C., where he was an assistant professor of design and technical theater. More >>

Prior to that, he spent two years as an interim professor at Ithaca College in the Theatrical Production Arts concentration. Holland received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University and his M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama.

In addition to teaching a wide range of design, technical and general courses, he continues his career as a freelance scenic designer. Recent highlights include "Louise" at the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, S.C. and "La Clemenza di Tito" for Chicago Opera Theater. He is teaching Visual Storytelling, a new course at Hamilton this fall.

Dave Stoughton, M.F.A. , Resident Lighting Designer/Technical Director

dstought@hamilton.edu
Areas of Expertise: lighting design and technology.
In addition to his duties as lighting designer and technical director, David Stoughton teaches courses in lighting design, sound design, technology and production. More >>

Stoughton previously taught and designed at Hiram College in Ohio and the University of Texas El Paso. He has designed lighting, sound and scenery for a diverse array of productions in both academic and professional venues across the country. His recent design work includes Slaughter City and Wet at Hamilton, Romeo and Juliet at the Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Mlle. Modiste at the Ohio Light Opera, and the Central and Near East Concert Series for the Cleveland Museum of Art.

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