Theatre

Faculty/Staff

Jo Slowik
Philip Lynch Theater Manager
Adjunct Assistant Professor

BA, Lewis University, 1988
MFA, Northern Illinois University, 1991

Slowik became the Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) Manager in June of 1999. Since 1997, she has served as an adjunct faculty member teaching Introduction to the Theatre Experience, Acting 2, Scene & Monologue Study, and Audition Techniques. Jo graduated from Lewis in 1988 and went onto receive her MFA from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Prior to coming to Lewis, she was the box office production manager for the professional children’s theatre company, AlphaBet Soup Productions.

她是一个创始成员,并于1996年在与现金娱乐赌博官网校友会合作遗产戏剧公司的总裁。与传统戏剧公司(HTC),乔曾执导过两个室外莎士比亚表演,尼尔西蒙的 Fools and The Curate Shakespeare As You Like It. She performed in Agnes of God and Love Letters。她担任了三年的主任/生产经理的基础教育巡回生产的原剧本, Illinois, Illinois! She has directs the annual HTC Holiday Spectacular, and is the Actors Academy administrative director.

她介绍了大学生活的导师,并且对刘易斯kidzfest和归国委员会发球。 PLT导演作品包括: Leaving Iowa, High School Musical, 好莱坞武器,黑衣女人,洛克比的妇女,内裤,fuddy米尔斯,杰克的女人,我的一块心脏的,跳舞lughnasa, and To Be Young, Gifted and Black. Some of Jo’s stage credits include Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire, Rosalind in As You Like It, Masha in The Three Sisters, Dorine in Tartuffe, Dottie in Noises Off, and Ramone in A Flea In Her Ear。她在执行安提戈涅为她在美国大学戏剧节区域III收到艾琳瑞安作用提名,是一个演技入围标题的作用。乔娶了她大学时的女朋友,泰德,他们现在居住在Joliet与他们的两个孩子,汉娜和诺亚。



Kevin Trudeau
Chair of the Theater Department
Associate Professor of Theater

1997, Ph.D., Theater Arts, University of Oregon
1992, M.F.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook
1989, B.A., St. Louis University

博士。特鲁多曾在刘易斯的戏剧教授从1999年开始他的研究领域包括美国本土表演,戏剧,戏剧改编,世纪前卫风格剧院的转,和当代的非现实主义戏剧。博士。特鲁多曾担任剧作家二十余个作品。他还执导过许多节目。



Keith White
Professor of Theater

1991, M.F.A., Northern Illinois University
1977, B.A., Lewis University

Mr. White has served as a full-time faculty member at Lewis since 1994. Previously, he served as the department's theater manager for eleven years. Mr. White has directed more than 30 productions at the Philip Lynch Theatre. As a founding member of the Heritage Theatre Company, Lewis' alumni troupe, he's directed Romeo & Juliet and Romp. He's also performed lead roles in a number of productions at Lewis, the Rialto Square Theatre and NIU.



Andrew Nelsen
Technical Director
Production Designer
Assistant Professor of Theatre

2012, M.F.A., Theatre Arts, University of Iowa
2006 A.S., Show Production & Touring, Full Sail Real World Education
2004, B.A., Theatre, Lewis University

安德鲁·纳尔森,路易斯校友,获得肯尼迪中心美国大学戏剧节(kcactf)为他的学生景观设计优异奖 Jake’s Women and lighting design of The Laramie Project。他继续研究在全帆现场音响灯光冬季公园,佛罗里达州在那里他获得科学学位的联营与沿 Advanced Achievement Award in Show Production & Touring, the Course Director’s Award in Show Light Engineering and the Course Director’s Award in Advanced Show Production。在参加全帆,安德鲁接受了演出灯光,索具和完善的生产现场实地体验。

安德鲁完成研究生学业爱荷华2012年大学,接收m.f.a.在戏剧艺术 - 景区及灯光设计。他的论文包括一个风景优美的设计,奥利弗·戈德史密斯的 She Stoops to Conquer and lighting design for Caryl Churchill’s version of August Strindberg’s A Dream Play.  Other University of Iowa designs included Sarah Ruhl’s In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play | Steve Martin’s W.A.S.P. and world premiere new scripts including Jenga | The Man In The Sukkah | People of the Ditch | Salvage | and Sunshine。安德鲁进行了全面的技术和合作机会,在爱荷华戏剧系的大学提供给他的世界首演脚本一体化的启发。

Some of Andrew’s recent PLT work includes the scenic designs of:
Moonlight and Magnolias | All Shook Up | Chicago | Disney’s Shrek the Musical

and lighting designs of:
The Life of Galileo | Leaving Iowa | High School Musical | Little Brother | A Little Night Music



Celeste Mackey
Resident Costumer

1991, BA Governors State University

蔚麦基一直教英语和文学在15年乔利埃特天主教学院的大屠杀,并自2000年以来一直在现金娱乐赌博官网的兼职教授服装指导员她获得了学位英语从州长州立大学,并曾就读于加州州立大学奇科和美国河流学院。一些她最喜欢的PLT服装学分包括: 跳舞lughnasa,明月水牛,雨中曲哦!一个多么可爱的战争,雅科仕和花粉症。结婚超过30年的丈夫,夹头,她是两个成年孩子的母亲,并驻留在Joliet。



Dave Pomatto
Assistant Technical Director

1971, B.A. Lewis University

戴夫pomatto返回刘易斯,他的戏剧生涯开始于乔利埃特的戏剧公会和刘易斯制作的小剧场。 1976年至1983年,戴夫pomatto是一个舞台经理,技术总监,并为照明设计师 Chicago Ballet and The Nutcracker Ballet 在芝加哥市民歌剧院,西雅图歌剧院,波特兰公民礼堂,奥克兰派拉蒙剧院,和UNLV表演艺术中心的唱腔冠剧院和舞蹈表演。他是技术总监,灯光和音响设计师,维修主管的烛光剧场和论坛剧场从1974年到1994年,他也是建筑经理,项目协调员和特效顾问产量加上技术,INC。从1994年到2009年他一直是事件设施协调,在现场由鹰在2008年的标题临时活动提供了所有的基础设施,保罗·西蒙在2005年,埃尔顿·约翰于2003年,并于2001年戴维贝特米德勒是的接收者约瑟夫杰弗逊奖声音设计的 Little Shop of Horrors 在烛光晚餐剧场和被提名约瑟夫杰弗逊奖在烛光晚餐剧场灯光设计九年,也。