Theatre Arts Faculty

Gary Burlew, Technical Director
BS, State University of New York at Brockport
burlewg@hartwick.edu
Areas of expertise: technical theatre, lighting.

Barbara Kahl, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
MFA, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
kahlb@hartwick.edu
Areas of expertise: costume design, scenic design, makeup design, scenic art, properties design and construction, Asian theatre history and practices, acting, musical theatre, Shakespeare, natural dyeing, eco-friendly theatre practices.

Malissa Kano-White, Chair and Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
MFA, Illinois State University
kano_whitem@hartwick.edu
Areas of expertise: acting, musical theatre production, playwriting, theatre for young audiences.

Marc Shaw, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
shawm@hartwick.edu
Areas of expertise: acting, dramatic literature, solo performance, playwriting, improvisation, British & American theater, Pinter, acting techniques, and gender in popular culture.

Kathryn Smith, Adjunct Lecturer of Dance
BFA, University of New York at Brockport
smithk5@hartwick.edu
Areas of expertise: dance and choreography.
Kathryn Smith earned a BFA in Dance at the College at Brockport. Smith is a company member and choreographer for the Binghamton based dance company, Vortex. She is a certified Kripalu Yoga instructor and licensed Zumba instructor. She continues to learn and grow by taking class and attending teaching seminars in New York City. Her passion for dance, movement and anatomy continues to allow her to share and evolve in the world of performing arts.

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