The Guest Artist program offers students in both theatre and dance the opportunity to work and study with world-class artists-in-residence. The Department engages numerous guest artists each year as teachers, actors, directors, composers, choreographers, and designers.
Past residencies have included:
- Tony Award-nominated makeup artist Joe Dulude II
- Modern dance company Urban Bush Women
- Peter Schumann and the Bread and Puppet Theatre
- The Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble
- Composer Charles Strouse, playwright Mark St. Germain, and director/choreographer Barbara Siman
- Figurentheater: Wilde and Vogel, internationally-acclaimed puppet theatre artists
- Rosalba Rolón and Pregones Theater
- Obie Award-winning poet and playwright Mac Wellman
- Nationally respected choreographer Danny Buraczeski and his company Jazz Dance
- Internationally acclaimed modern choreographers David Dorfman and Doug Varone
- Vocalist Marni Nixon
This year, we're compiling a roster of world-class Resident Guest Artists to conduct virtual workshops and performances throughout the academic year. These residencies will include public events available to the entire Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley communities, as well as masterclasses for Theatre & Dance students. Stay tuned for details!