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School of Theatre

Faculty

A major part of the educational process will include interaction with professional actors, directors, designers and playwrights, providing a remarkable experience for you, no matter what kind of theater professional you strive to become. 

Our Faculty

Artistic Director

Ms. Denithorne is a professional director and teacher who has been associated with Circle Repertory Company since the early '80s.

T Valada-Viars
Improvisation Teacher

Ms. Valada-Viars is a freelance Actor/Mime/Director/Teaching Artist/Corporate Consultant.

Danton Stone
Acting Teacher

Danton is a veteran stage, film and television actor. He has performed in all facets of media from the feature film Eight Men Out to the television show Law & Order: Criminal Intent as well as One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest on Broadway. He has also collaborated with The Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago, twenty years acting experience with distinction and creating new works with the legendary Circle Repertory Company of New York, Broadway and off-Broadway theatre acting as well as regional theatre acting.

Neill Hartley
Voice Instructor

Neill Hartley is professional actor, director and educator.  He has principal roles in The Sixth Sense, First Freedom (PBS documentary) and in seasons two, three and four of the Netflix series House of Cards.  For over seven years, Neill was seen on QVC as a spokesperson for two national companies.  He works regularly in industrial and voice over projects, and has appeared in regional and national commercials for PA Lottery, PA Tourism, Auto Lenders, Benari Jewelers and TaxSlayer.com.