Faculty & Staff

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Ann Marie Costa
M.F.A. University of Pittsburgh

I am a professional theatre director who teaches acting, directing and devised theatre courses.  I am passionately committed to the liberal arts philosophy at Davidson College. 

Joe Gardner

Joseph Gardner
Ph.D. Florida State University

I teach scenic and lighting design, play analysis, theatre history and playwriting. My principal professional activity is set design.

Sharon Green

Sharon Green
Ph.D. The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

My academic research and most of my productions involve theatre as a vehicle for social justice.

Michael Kamtman

Michael Kamtman
M.F.A. University of North Carolina, Greensboro

I teach Acting I at Davidson. I am a member of Actors' Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild.

Mark Sutch

Mark Sutch (Chair)
M.F.A. Trinity Rep Conservatory at Rhodes Island College

I'm an Equity actor and director, as well as a professor at Davidson College.

Anita Tripathi

Anita Tripathi
M.F.A. University of South Carolina

I aim to deepen students' understanding and appreciation for all areas of visual theatrical design with specific training in scene design, scene painting, stage properties, model making, and portfolio/resume development.

Staff

Hope Greene

Hope Greene
Administrative Assistant

I joined the Davidson Theatre Department in 2013, continuing my lifelong career in theatre.

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Neil James Reda
Technical Director
M.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth University

I have been with the Theatre Department since 2013. I am a proud member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology.

Annie Wadman

Annie McDowell Wadman
Lecture/Producer
M.A., M.B.A. University of Cincinnati

I'm a proud alumna of this department and have worked professionally in politics, performing arts, and IT project management.