Faculty & Staff

Cal Poly Theatre Department Faculty members are a diverse group of talented individuals. They not only lecture and teach, but also work professionally as actors, designers, and directors.

Faculty

Bernardo Solano

Bernardo Solano - CHAIR
Professor. Playwriting, Theatre in Education & Community
Bernardo Solano's Bio | 909-869-3952

Office Hours:
Monday/Wednesday - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Linda Bisesti

Linda Bisesti
Professor – Head of Acting/ Voice, Designated Linklater Voice Teacher
Linda Bisesti's Bio | Website | 909-869-3987

Office Hours:
Monday/Wednesday - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
C. Julian White

C. Julian White
Associate Professor – Acting & Movement
C. Julian White's Bio | 909-869-3953

Office Hours:
Monday/Wednesday - 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Gayle Fekete

Gayle M. Fekete
Professor – New Dance and Cultures
909-869-2790

Office Hours:
Monday/Wendesday - Noon to 1 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday - 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Ann Stabolepszy

Ann Stabolepszy
Professor – New Dance and Cultures
909-869-2789

Office Hours:
Monday/Wednesday - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday/Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Guest Lecturers: Fall

NameTitleOffice Hours
Louis Fossum Adjunct Lecturer Thursday 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. / Friday 11 a.m. to Noon
Jeremy Hahn Adjunct Lecturer Wednesday 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Joyce Hesselgrave Adjunct Lecturer TBD
Michael Kachingwe Adjunct Lecturer Monday/Wednesday 12:30 p.m. to 1:30pm / Thursday 11 a.m. to Noon
Jade Cagalawan Production Manager
Nancy Kyes Adjunct Lecturer Tuesday/Thursday - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Emma Mesrobian

Adjunct Lecturer

TBD
Halei Parker Adjunct Lecturer Monday/Wednesday Noon to 1 p.m.
Paula Solano Adjunct Lecturer Tuesday/Thursday Noon to 1 p.m. or by appointment

Guest Lecturers: Fall (Dance)

NameTitleOffice Hours
Zachary Groenewold Adjunct Lecturer Monday/Wednesday 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Jeremy Hahn Adjunct Lecturer Monday/Wednesday 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Samantha Goodman Adjunct Lecturer Tuesday/Thursday Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Staff

Marie Maslowski, Department Secretary
909-869-3900

Chris Bashaw, Publicist
909-869-3962; Fax: 909-869-3183

Vannessa Poveda, Costume Shop Supervisor
909-869-3963

Jonathan Bastow, Director of Theatre Facilities
909-869-3957

Kenneth Blenc, Technical Director
909-869-3956