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Faculty and Staff

You'll learn from and work with innovative faculty and staff members who bring their unique blend of professional and academic expertise to your studies, both inside and outside the classroom. A diverse group of creative individuals, their focus is on providing you with the finest learning experiences. Come meet our faculty and staff.

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School of Stage and Screen | 278 Belk, 1 University Drive Cullowhee, NC 28723
828.227.7491 -

Director of the School of Stage & Screen

Claire Eye

Assistant Professor

Director of Stage and Screen

Tory Depew

Associate Professor

Associate Director of Stage and Screen

Dance Faculty

Ashlee Wasmund

Associate Professor

Program Director of Musical Theatre and Dance

Film and Television Faculty

Joshua Overbay

Assistant Professor

Program Director Film and Television Production

Joshua Russell

Associate Professor

Film and Television Production

Brenda Lilly

Assistant Professor


Jason Ledford

Assistant Professor

Film and Television Production

Theatre and Musical Theatre Faculty

Terry Martin

Assistant Professor

Program Director BA Stage and Screen, Scenic and Properties Design

Leo Lei

Assistant Professor

Program Director Entertainment Design and Technology, Lighting and Sound

Richard Wolf-Spencer

Assistant Professor

Technical Theatre Generalist

Peter Savage

Assistant Professor

Theatre Generalist

Ike Webster

Assistant Professor

Musical Theatre

Callan White-Hinman

Assistant Professor

Program Director for Acting Program, Acting for the Camera


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Magen Hinson

Administrative Associate


Christopher Flinchum

Production Manager


Holly Hill

Costume Shop Manager


Cole Filingame

FTP Cage Manager

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