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  • Sara Goff
    Sara Goff
    Professor, Theatre & Film Department Interim Chair, KEWU-FM General Manager
    THTR 212
    Phone: 509.359.6671

    Sara Goff is currently a Professor of Theatre and Interim Chair of the Department of Theatre and Film at Eastern Washington University.  She previously taught Acting and Directing in the BFA program at The University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. She was also an actor, director and company member of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Sara graduated from Western Illinois University with an MFA in Acting. 

  • Jeffrey Sanders
    Jeffrey Sanders
    Senior Lecturer
    210 Theatre
    Phone: 509.359.6673

    Jeffrey Sanders is currently a Senior Lecturer of Theatre at Eastern Washington University having received his B.S. in Acting from Central Michigan University and his M.F.A. in Acting from Western Illnois University. Some of his directing credits at EWU include Avenue Q, Love's Labour's Lost The Musical, Twelfth Night, Fuddy Meers, Macbeth, Bat Boy The Musical, Antony & Cleopatra, Ruthless! The Musical, Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Foreigner. This year at EWU he'll be directing Heathers The Musical and The Tempest for the EWU Theatre Main Stage. Jeff also wrote original stage adaptations of Tim O'Brien's novel The Things They Carried and We are A Poem based on the collected works of authors John Rybicki and Julie Moulds. Before arriving at EWU, Jeff was a resident actor and director for the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. His favorite roles there include Titus Andronicus, MacBeth, Mitch (Streetcar Named Desire), Nurse (Romeo and Juliet), Fluellen (Henry V), Edgar (King Lear), Posthumus (Cymbeline) Hector (Troilus and Cressida), Lopahkin (The Cherry Orchard) and Julius Caesar. While at CSC, he directed A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Taming of the Shrew, Every Christmas Storey Ever Told, as well as co-directed Clifford Odets' Waiting for Lefty

  • Shana J. A. Joslyn
    Shana J. A. Joslyn
    Senior Lecturer/Technical Director/Scenic Lighting Designer
    THE 208
    Phone: 509.359.2229

    Shana Joslyn, Senior Lecturer in the Theatre & Film Department, teaches Theatre Technical classes, as well as general education Humanities classes in the EWU Theatre Program. Shana came to EWU in 2011 after earning her BA in Lighting Design and MFA in Scene Design from Western Illinois University. She has been designing theatre lighting, sets, props, sound and video for 20+ years. Some of her favorite designs were productions of Samurai, The Vibrator Play, Desire Under the Elms, Endgame and Avenue Q. Her career highlights include stage lighting for renown national performers Eddie Money, Anthrax, Nazareth, Hatebreed and Mary Willson. 

    When Shana isn't designing for theatre or stage productions, you can usually find her tinkering with computers and 3D printers.

  • Jessica Ray
    Jessica Ray
    Lecturer, Costume Shop Manager
    THTR 215A
    Phone: 509-359-6677

    Jessica Ray received her B.A. Degree in Theatre from Eastern Washington University in 2009 and her M.F.A Degree in Costume Design from Illinois State University. She will be teaching courses in Costume Design and Stage Makeup in EWU's Department of Theatre & Film. She has worked at theatres such as Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre and Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre to name a few. 

    JRay Design

  • Vincas Greene
    Vincas Greene
    Lecturer
    THTR 109

    Vincas Greene earned his B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Eastern Washington University and his M.F.A. in Dance from California Institute of the Arts. He will be teaching courses in dance and developing classes and programming for dance at EWU. Vincas is the founding Artistic Director of Vytal Movement Dance Company in Spokane. He is currently building an adult dance community, developing professional dance in the region (Danse Matters), cultivating a larger audience for dance, advising local dance programs in higher education and sharing his love for the art form through teaching, choreographing and presenting dance. As Chair for the Department of Dance and full professor (21 years), he led Brenau University to full accreditation with The National Association of Schools of Dance and served as a visiting evaluator for the association.  He has taught nationally at several universities, high schools and private studios and was a guest teacher at Nanyang Normal University in China. Vincas also enjoys spending time exploring the stunning beauty of the Spokane River and the surrounding parks, forests and mountains in the Inland Northwest.
    For more information, visit Danse Matters. 
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