Faculty and Staff

William Digneit

 
Assistant Professor
Director of Theatre
Communication and Performance Studies
215 Thomas Fine Arts
Phone: 906-227-2044
Began teaching at NMU in 2017
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.F.A., Florida State University
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    Victor G. Holliday
     

    Associate Professor

    Communication and Performance Studies
    Designer for the Forest Roberts Theatre
    220 Thomas Fine Arts
    Phone: 906-227-2744
    Began teaching at NMU in 1982
    • B.A., St. Johns University
    • M.F.A., University of Hawaii-Manoa

     

     

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    Dr. Shelley Russell

     
    Professor
    Communication and Performance Studies
    221 Thomas Fine Arts
    Phone: 906-227-1657
    Began teaching at NMU in 1983
    • B.A., Otterbein College
    • M.A., Miami University
    • Ph.D., Florida State University

     

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      Lex Van Blommestein

       
      Assistant Professor
      Communication and Performance Studies
      218 Thomas Fine Arts
      Phone: 906-227-2266
      Began teaching at NMU in 2019
      • B.A.,  
      • M.F.A., Wayne State University
       

       

       

       

      Paul Truckey

       
      Professor
      Communication and Performance Studies
      219 Thomas Fine Arts
      Phone: 906-227-2705
      Began teaching at NMU in 2002
      • B.S., Northern Michigan University
      • M.F.A., University of Nevada-Las Vegas

       

       

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      David Pierce

      Assistant Professor

      Communication and Performance Studies
      Technical Director/Production Manager for the Forest Roberts Theatre
      217 Thomas Fine Arts
      Phone: 906-227-2084
      Fax: 906-227-2071
      Began teaching at NMU in 2014
      • A.A.S., Ferris State University
      • B.S., Ferris State University
      • M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

       

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      Jill Grundstrom 


      Instructor
      Communication and Performance Studies
      Director of Dance, CO/LAB COLLECTIVE, North Coast Dance Festival
      216 Thomas Fine Arts
      E-mail: jgrundst@nmu.edu
      Biographical Profile
      Began teaching at NMU in 2010
      • B.S., Northern Michigan University
      • M.A., New York University

       

       

      Dan Zini 
       

      Graduate Student

      Lighting and Sound Supervisor

      Communication and Performance Studies

      E-mail: dzini@nmu.edu

      • B.S., Northern Michigan University

       

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      Ross Johnson
       

      Scene Shop Foreman

      Communication and Performance Studies

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      Keli Crawford-Truckey
       

      Properties Master

      Communication and Performance Studies

      E-mail: KCRAWFOR@NMU.EDU

       

       

         

           

           


             

             

             

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