Faculty and Staff for Theatre and Performing Arts

For more information on our Theatre and Performing Arts program, please visit the University of Detroit Mercy Theatre page.

Full-Time Faculty

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Gregory Grobis
Associate Professor of Performing Arts
* Department Chair
Managing Director for the Detroit Mercy Theatre Company
313-993-3269
grobisgj@udmercy.edu

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Andrew Papa
Associate Professor of Theatre
University Honors Program Affiliate Faculty
313-993-3220
papaam@udmercy.edu

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Mary Elizabeth Valesano
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Costume Designer for the Detroit Mercy Theatre Company
313-993-3268
valesame@udmercy.edu

Adjunct Faculty

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Arthur Beer
Professor Emeritus
Professor of Theatre (retired 2019)
Adjunct Instructor
313-993-3263
beeraj@udmercy.edu

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Daniel Greig
Senior Adjunct Instructor
greigda@udmercy.edu

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Gregory Trzaskoma
Senior Adjunct Instructor
trzaskgc@udmercy.edu

Staff

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Alan Devlin
Theatre Technical Director
313-993-3273
devlinal@udmercy.edu

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Sarah Hawkins Rusk
Ticketing & Audience Development Coordinator
Adjunct Professor of Theatre
313-993-3273
hawkinsk@udmercy.edu