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Professor of Performance and Theater for Social Change

Judyie Al-Bilali, wearing a yellow scarf over her hair

For over four decades, Iya Awotunde Judyie Al-Bilali has been an innovator in the fields of performing arts, arts education and applied theatre.

Judyie Al-Bilali, wearing a yellow scarf over her hair

MFA in Directing

A photo of Behnam with buildings in the background

Behnam Alibakhshi is an Iranian actor, director and theater teacher.

A photo of Behnam with buildings in the background

 

Undergraduate Program Director and Senior Lecturer in Sound Design and Technology

a black and white photo of Amy Altadonna; she is wearing glasses

Amy has enjoyed a two-decade career as a sound designer, collaborating on a wide variety of fascinating projects, and currently serves as Undergraduate Program Director of the UMass Department of Theater.

a black and white photo of Amy Altadonna; she is wearing glasses

Chair and Associate Professor of Dramaturgy
 

Chris Baker, wearing glasses and a checked black and white shirt

Christopher Baker is a dramaturg, playwright, director and teacher with over 30 years’ experience in regional, Off-Broadway and academic theatre and current Chair of the UMass Department of Theater

Chris Baker, wearing glasses and a checked black and white shirt

MFA in Directing

Kyle Boatwright, wearing glasses

Kyle Boatwright (she/her) is a director, actor, musician, and educator based in the Pioneer Valley.

Kyle Boatwright, wearing glasses

Assistant Professor of Costume Design

Yao Chen, standing with arms folded and smiling; she is wearing a sweater and scarf

Yao Chen is a costume and scenic designer with international design credits.

Yao Chen, standing with arms folded and smiling; she is wearing a sweater and scarf

Managing Director

Willow Cohen; she is wearing a dark top and glasses

Willow Cohen is the Department of Theater Managing Director.

Willow Cohen; she is wearing a dark top and glasses

Business Manager

Joanne is sitting outside on wooden steps, wearing a green shirt with a black cardigan over it

Joanne has been employed at the University of Massachusetts since 1986.

Joanne is sitting outside on wooden steps, wearing a green shirt with a black cardigan over it

Senior Lecturer in Technical Theater

Michael Cottom, in a gray blazer, wearing glasses

Michael has been involved in theater technology and the arts for over 30 years.

Michael Cottom, in a gray blazer, wearing glasses

Professor of Acting

Milan Dragicevich, wearing a blue fleece sweater

Milan Dragicevich has performed with numerous nationally recognized regional theater companies.

Milan Dragicevich, wearing a blue fleece sweater

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