Administration and Staff

Kati Vecsey

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Chair, Department of Theater and Dance;
Senior Lecturer in Theater;
Vocal Director

kvecsey@bates.edu
207-786-6378
Schaeffer Theatre, Room 301

Fall Courses
FYS 447 Holocaust on Stage

THEA 263 Voice and Speech

Office Hours: Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30am

Shoshana Currier

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Director, Bates Dance Festival

scurrier@bates.edu
207-786-6381
Pettigrew Hall, Room 309

Carol Farrell

Costume Shop Supervisor

cfarrell@bates.edu
207-786-6190
Schaeffer Theatre, Room 110

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Alexandra K. James

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Director of Training Programs, Bates Dance Festival;
Director of Applied Dance

ajames@bates.edu
207-786-6367
Pettigrew Hall, Room 309

Fall Courses
DANC 270K Studio: Hip Hop

Justin Moriarty

Pronouns: he/him/his

Technical Director of Theater and Dance;
Lecturer in Theater

Co-chair,  MLK Day Planning Committee

jmoriart@bates.edu
207-753-6975
Schaeffer Theatre, Room 128

Liz Petley

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Academic Administrative Assistant, Pettigrew Hall & Special Events Manager

epetley@bates.edu
207-786-8294
Pettigrew Hall, Room 208

Michael Reidy

Managing Director of Theater and Dance;
Senior Lecturer of Theater

KCACTF Coordinator

mreidy@bates.edu
207-786-6188
Schaeffer Theatre, Room 130

Fall Courses
THEA 132 Theater Technology

Office Hours: Mondays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Dance Faculty
Carol Dilley

Professor of Dance

cdilley@bates.edu
207-753-6977

On leave during 2022-23 Academic Year. Please contact Brian Evans for assistance.

Brian J. Evans

Pronouns: he/him/his

Assistant Professor of Dance

Co-advisor, STAC

bevans@bates.edu
207-753-6978
Pettigrew Hall, Room 202

Fall Courses
DANC 151 Making Dance

DANC 253 Dance Repertory

DANC 270D: Studio: Repertory Styles

Office Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 – 3:00pm

Tristan E. Koepke

Pronouns: he/him/his

Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

tkoepke2@bates.edu
207-755-5994
Pettigrew Hall, Room 203

Fall Courses
DANC 252 Contemporary Issues in Dance

DANC 270D Studio: Repertory Styles

DANC 270I Studio: Improvisation

Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00am – 12:30pm, or by appointment at www.calendly.com/tkoepke

Alexandra K. James

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Director of Training Programs, Bates Dance Festival;
Director of Applied Dance

ajames@bates.edu
207-786-6367
Pettigrew Hall, Room 309

Fall Courses
DANC 270K Studio: Hip Hop

Lindsey C. Bourassa

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Applied Dance Faculty

lbourass@bates.edu
207-786-8294
Pettigrew Hall

Fall Courses
DANC 270P Studio: Flamenco

Rachel Ganteaume-Richards

Applied Dance Faculty

rganteau@bates.edu
207-786-8294
Pettigrew Hall, Room 208

Fall Courses
DANC 270H Studio: Balelt II

DANC 270N Studio: Ballet III

Katherine M. Marchessault

Applied Dance Faculty

kmarches@bates.edu
207-786-8294
Pettigrew Hall, Room 208

Fall Courses
DANC 270F Studio: Advanced Jazz, Musical Theater

Robin M. Vermilion

Applied Dance Faculty

rvermil2@bates.edu
207-786-8294
Pettigrew Hall, Room 208

Fall Courses
DANC 270W Studio: Pilates

Marcy Plavin

Founding Director of Dance at Bates

Laura Faure

Founding Director of the Bates Dance Festival;
Lecturer in the Arts, Retired

Theater Faculty

Elizabeth J. Carlson

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Visiting Instructor in Theater

ecarlson2@bates.edu
207-786-6187
Schaeffer Theatre, Room 304

Fall Courses
DANC/THEA 105 Introduction to Performance Studies

DANC/THEA 202 Devising Performance

Office Hours: Mondays, 11:30am – 1:00pm and Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:30pm

Tim Dugan

Pronouns: he/him/his

Assistant Professor of Theater

Co-advisor, STAC

tdugan2@bates.edu
207-786-6257
Schaeffer Theatre, Room 302

Fall Courses
THEA 261 Beginning Acting

THEA 362 Advanced Acting

Office Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:00pm, or by appointment

Callie Kimball

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Lecturer in Theater

ckimball@bates.edu
207-753-6958
Schaeffer Theatre, Room 303

Fall Courses
THEA 240 Playwriting

Office Hours: Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm

B. Christine McDowell

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Associate Professor of Theater

Faculty Advisor, Robinson Players

bmcdowel@bates.edu
207-786-6189
Pettigrew Hall, Room 206

Fall Courses
THEA 130 Introduction to Design

THEA 233 Costume Design

Office Hours: Thursdays 10:30am-12:30pm, or by appointment

Michael Reidy

Managing Director of Theater and Dance;
Senior Lecturer of Theater

KCACTF Coordinator

mreidy@bates.edu
207-786-6188
Schaeffer Theatre, Room 130

Fall Courses
THEA 132 Theater Technology

Office Hours: Mondays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Kati Vecsey

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Chair, Department of Theater and Dance;
Senior Lecturer in Theater;
Vocal Director

kvecsey@bates.edu
207-786-6378
Schaeffer Theatre, Room 301

Fall Courses
FYS 447 Holocaust on Stage

THEA 263 Voice and Speech

Office Hours: Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30am