Faculty and Staff

Lisa Lantz

Associate Professor of Theatre

Education: M.F.A., Theatre: Production Design, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; B.A., Theatre, University of Northern Iowa
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Benjamin Moore

Assistant Professor of Art

Education: M.F.A., Painting, University of Iowa; B.A., Art, Luther College
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www.mooreben.com

Jane M. Hawley

Professor of Dance

Education: M.F.A., Performance and Choreography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Certificate Program, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre School; Personal Well-Being, Windemere Institute for Healing Arts; B.A., Theatre, Luther College
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Jeffrey Dintaman

Professor of Theatre

Education: M.F.A., Scenic Design/Theatre Technology, University of Portland; B.A., Arts, Western Oregon State College
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Thomas J. Berger

Theatre and Dance Technical Director

Education: B.F.A., Theatre, Design emphasis, North Dakota State University

Robert Vrtis

Assistant Professor of Theatre

Education: Ph.D., Theatre, University of Oregon; M.A., Theatre, University of Oregon; B.F.A., Longwood University 

www.robertjvrtis.com 

Grace Trimble

Blake Nellis

Adjunct Faculty in Dance

Kate Elliott

Assistant Professor in Art History

Education: Ph.D., American Art History, University of Iowa; M.A., Art History, University of Iowa; B.A., Art History and Studio Art, St. Olaf College
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David Kamm

Gallery Coordinator

Education: M.F.A., Printmaking, University of Iowa; M.A., Printmaking, University of Iowa; B.A., Art Education, Wartburg College
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Lea Lovelace

Adjunct Faculty in Art

Education: M.A., Art Education, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; B.A., Luther College
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Aaron Lurth

Director of Visual Media/Staff Instructor

Education: M.F.A., Photography and Graphic Design, University of Iowa; M.A., Photography and Graphic Design, University of Iowa; B.A., Art, Luther College
www.aaronlurth.com

Joseph Madrigal

Assistant Professor of Art

Education: M.F.A., Ceramics, Illinois State University, B.F.A., Painting and Ceramics, Miami University, Ohio
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www.joemadrigal.com

Richard Merritt

Professor of Art

Education: M.F.A., Drawing New Media, Design, and Computational Aesthetics, University of Iowa; B.A., Carleton College
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Paul Rude

Adm. Assist. Visual and Performing Arts/Communication Studies

Robert J. Larson

Emeritus

Education: M.A., Directing, University of South Dakota, B.A., Speech/Theatre, Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)

Doug Eckheart

Emeritus

Education: M.F.A Bowling Green University; B.A. Concordia College
Further Information

Kate Martinson

Emeritus

Harley Refsal

Emeritus