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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Index of Guests

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/andreas/index_guest_artists.html
Andreas Endowmwment

Alphabetical Index of Guest Artists and Scholars, by Last Name
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X, Y, Z

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Carmencita Chie Abad
Lecturer on women's rights and worker's rights
Communication Studies
2008 Fall
Public lecture

Meredith Aby (see also Katrina Plotz)
Anti-War Committee, Mpls, MN
Communication Studies
2008 Spring: Met with comm studies classes, brown bag lunch, public presentation and training session
Year 2011-2012 : From the Anti-War Committee made a public presentation entitled “Constitutional Rights in post-9-11 America.” She provided information about anti-war movement and the infringement of constitutional rights after 9/11. Although the event had a small audience, it provided a great opportunity for discussion and education.

Elizabeth Alexander
Full residence
English Department
Year 2011-2012
Broadcast question and answer interview, talk on craft (primarily students), evening reading.
http://www.elizabethalexander.net/home.html

Linda Andrews
Zenon Dance Company
Theatre and Dance
2010 Fall
Master class open to the public with a follow up lecture on The Life of a Dance Artist

Polly Apfelbaum
Works in New York City
Art Department
2011 Spring
Public lecture and student workshops

Anthony Appiah
The Lavin Agency, Cambridge, MA
Cosponsor: Philosophy Department, World Languages & Cultures
2010 Fall
Provided two public lectures

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
NY City based Poet and Author
Communication Studies
2008 Fall
Visit classes in comm studies, brown bag lunch and public performance

Frederick Asher
Specialist in South Asian Art whose work has been widely published.
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
He presented a campus lecture on October 10 in Ostrander Auditorium
https://apps.cla.umn.edu/directory/profiles/asher

Sasha Aslanian
Minnesota Public Radio's Youth Radio Series
Communication Studies
2011 Spring
Public presentation and discussion of diverse youth stories

Aurora Brass Chamber
Minneapolis, MN
Music Department
2008 Fall
Master classes music and area high school concert band students, one public performance

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Julanna Baggott
Author of Poetry, fiction, and children's books
English Department
2009 Spring
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

Mark Bailey
Theatre and Dance
2008 Summer
Highland summer actor for The Boys Next Door

John Ballerina
University of California, Santa Barbara
Music Department
2010 Spring
Coach singers and pianists

The Barley Jacks
Bluegrass, evening performance
Music Department
Year 2011-2012
http://www.barleyjacks.com/fr_home.cfm

Tim Barry (see also Errol Seymour)
Music Departmentians, performed for classes and for the choreography "Palo" in the Afro-Cuban tradition.
Theatre And Dance
Year 2011-2012

Mathias Becker
Theatre and Dance
2011 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre actor for Almost, Maine and Annie (MSU alumni)

Tab Benoit
Music Department
2008 Spring: Present a public performance
2010 Fall: Speak to university community about his efforts with voice of the Wetlands, one public performance

Tom Bliese
Theming consultant, designer,scenic and faux effects painter
Theatre and Dance
2010 Fall
Guest scene Designer for The Odyssey mainstage prduction (Professor Emeritus)

Carla Bode
Sun Moon Yoga Studios, Mankato
Theatre and Dance
2009 Fall
Teach master class (open to the public) and conceive and stage a dance piece to be featured in the
Fall Dance Concert

Brenda Brenner and (see also Kenneth Huber)
Indiana University, Carleton College
Music Department
2009 Fall
Present separate masters classes for music and area students, one public performance

Logan Burns
Theatre and Dance
2011 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre bassist for Clue: The Musical (MSU alumni)

Kate Bingaman-Burt
A faculty member at Portland State University, she has a variety of artistic interests that are visible on her web page.
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
She provided a lecture and critiqued student work.
http://katebingamanburt.com/

Sam Button-Harrison
Theatre and Dance
2010 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre actor for High School Musical

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Rodney Carswell
Chicago Based Artist
Art Department
2008 Spring
Public lecture and critiques of student work

Isaac Casal and (see also Victor Soto)
Music Department
2010 Fall
Present master classes for Dept. of Music area students, one public performance

Chiarina Classical Quartet
Music Department
Year 2011-2012
Master classes with students, evening performance
http://www.mnsu.edu/news/read/?id=old-1296776120&paper=topstories

Chicage Afrobeat Project
Chicago, IL
Music Department
2008 Fall
Drumming master class for music and theatre and Dance students, one public performance

Paul Coate
Theatre and Dance
2009 Summer
Summer Highland Theatre actor for Damn Yankees

Nicholas Coleman
Reporter and columnist at St. Paul Pioneer Press and Minneapolis Star Tribune
Mass Media
2010 Spring
Panelist for Media Day Presentation

Ivy Cooper
World Languages & Cultures
2010 Fall
Lecture/multimedia presentations to students of art and mod land, lecture, public discussion with small group of MSU students and take part in community outreach with middle school groups touring public Art on the MSU campus

Beth Corning
Theatre and Dance
2010 Spring
Master class open to th public and to stage a dance to be featured in the Spring Collection Dance Concert.

Michael Croswell
Theatre and Dance
2010 Fall
Guest composer/musician/sound designer for The Odyssey mainstage production
2011 Spring
Spring Guest composer/musician/sound designer for revival for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Performances

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Edwidge Danticat
English
2012-13

Marie Davies
Theatre and Dance
2009 Fall
Teach master class (open to the public) and conceive and stage a dance piece to be featured in the
Fall Dance Concert

Daniel Dennett
Tufts University, Medford MA
Philosophy Department
2008 Spring
Lecture

Des Moines Metro Opera/Opera Iowa
Des Moines, IA
Music Department
2008 Spring Performing Don Pasquale Master classes for MSU students and students from
Mankato West and East

Linda and Scott Dickmeyer
Communication Studies
Year 2011-2012
Drs. Linda and Scott Dickmeyer visited MSU Mankato on October 20th and 21st.
They visited several classes and had a Q&A session with graduate students, and delivered a public lecture on effective communication in interpersonal contexts. The public lecture was well-attended and well-received. The presentation had a great appeal to the public.

Steve DiMeglio
Media Speaker, MSU alum, lead golf writer for USA Today.
Mass Media
Year 2011-2012
Spoke primarily about his career as a journalist and how he worked his way through school.

Jessica Dougherty
Theatre and Dance
2011 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre actor for Almost, Maine , Clue the Musical , and Annie

Aaron Draplin
Draplin Design Company, Porland Maine
Art Department
2010 Fall
Public lecture and student workshops

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Marshall Eakin
Delivered three presentations as an Andreas speaker.
World Languages & Cultures
Year 2011-2012
Spoke on "Independence, Mythmaking and National Identity in Brazil", "Does Latin America Have a Common History," and "Collision of Cultures: The Discovery of the Americas."
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/historydept/eakin.html

James Elkins
Art Institute of Chicago
Art Department
2009 Spring
Public lecture, class discussions/visitations, critiques

Carl Elliott
University of Minnesota Professor of Philosophy, Public Lecture, Fear and Loathing in Medical Ethics
Philosophy Department
Year 2011-2012
http://www.ahc.umn.edu/bioethics/facstaff/elliott_c/

Jil Evans
Minnesota painter and printmaker whose non-objective work is inspired by Italian and Dutch Baroque painting.
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
Ms. Evans presented an exhibition in our Conkling Gallery, a lecture in Ostrander Auditorium, and critiques of the creative work of our students.

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Mark Feldstein
Mass Media
Year 2013
Award-winning author, journalist and scholar

Robert Finkler
MSU Professor Emeritus who taught painting and drawing and served as our Chair for nine years.
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
http://www.johnfinkler.com/mcad/CSSclass08/Lesson5/profile.html

Mollie Fischer
Theatre and Dance
2010 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre actor for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and
High School Musical
(MSU alumni).

Mary Fitzgerald
Arizona State University, Dept. of Dance
Theatre and Dance
2007 Fall
Guest in Residence, and taught classes during that time. She also staged a dance that was presented to the public as part of the Fall Dance Concert, Live Wire

Akia Fleming
Theatre and Dance
2008 Summer
Highland summer actor for Smokey Joe's Café

Flying Foot Forum
The Flying Foot Forum was founded in 1991 by Joe Chvala.
Feb, 2012
Clogging, hambone and some jazz roots.

Richard Ford
Pulitzer Prize-Winning fiction writer
English Department
2008 Fall
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

Robert Franklin
City editor and state editor for Minneapolis Star Tribune and AP reporter
Mass Media
2010 Spring
Panelist for Media Day Presentation

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Cristina Garcia
The Lavin Agency, Cambridge, MA
World Languages & Cultures
2009 Spring
Visit classes and a public Lecture

Nancy Garcia
Witness for Peace and the Center for the Orientation of Migrants
Communication Studies
Year 2011-2012
Gave a presentation entitled “Railroaded by NAFTA/CAFTA: The Perilous Journey from Central America to the States.” The event provided valuable information and discussion on the current immigration issues and economic policies that impact international migration. The event was co-sponsored by Kessel Peace Institute.

Eliza Gilkyson (see also John Gorka)
Folk Artists
Music Department
Year 2011-2012
http://www.elizagilkyson.com/

Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner
Gustavus Adolphus College and University of Minnesota
Theatre and Dance
2008 Fall
Conceive and stage a dance piece for the Fall Dance Concert

Zillah Glory
Theatre and Dance
2011 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre actor for The Owl and the Pussycat (MSU alumni)

John Gorka (see also Eliza Gilkyson)
Folk Artists
Music Department
Year 2011-2012
http://www.elizagilkyson.com/

Bruce Gronbeck
University of Iowa
Communication Studies
2009 Fall
Short presentations in comm studies classes, brown bag lunch and public presentation

Sue Gunness
Gustavus Adolphus College and University of Minnesota
Theatre and Dance
2009 Fall
Teach a few master classes (one open to the public and will conceive and stage a dance piece that was featured in the Fall Dance Concert.

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Line Halvorsen
Norwegian Documentary Film Maker
Communication Studies
2008 Fall
Visit classes on campus and public screening of her film with discussion afterward

Susan Hanson
Theatre and Dance
2010 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre actor for On Golden Pond (MSU alumni)

Nachito Herrera
Music Department
Year 2011-2012
Jazz, evening performance, Latino conference Session.
http://nachitoherrera.com/

Greg Herriges
The Greg Herriges Quartet, Minneapolis, MN
Music Department
2009 Fall
Present discussion with Theory/music students regarding wouth asian and Indian classical music,
one public performance

Tricia Hofeld
Theatre and Dance
2009 Summer Summer
Highland Theatre Production Stage Manager for all four shows (MSU alumni)

Mary Horozaniecki
Music

Kenneth Huber and (see also Brenda Brenner)
Indiana University, Carleton College
Music Department
2009 Fall
Present separate masters classes for music and area students, one public performance

Fiona Hui
Theatre and Dance
2008 Fall
Guest artist who will play the leading role of Kim in the fall production of Miss Saigon

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Goran Ivanovic
Eastern Blok
Music Department
2009 Fall
Class discussions with Music Theory and music history students, one public performance

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Major Jackson (see also Philip Livine )
Blue Flower Arts, Millbrook, NY
English Department
2010 Spring
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

Johnny F. Productions
Music Department
2011 Fall
Mixing audio for MSU performance series

Bruce Jones
Guest faculty, developed and taught a playwriting course.
Theatre And Dance
Year 2011-2012

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Lucy Kaplanski
New York, NY
Music Department
2009 Spring
Master class for music industry students, one public performance

Brit Katuin
Theatre and Dance
2008 Summer
Highland summer theatre costume technician for the season

Deborah Keenen
Author of 6 collections of Poetry
English Department
2007 Fall
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

Jaegwon Kim
Brown University Professor of Philosophy,
Philosophy Department
Year 2011-2012
Public Lecture, "Philosophical Reflections on Consciousness"
Second public lecture "How to become a physicalist--If you are already a naturalist."
http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Philosophy/people-facultymember.php?key=12

Heather Klopchin
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Theatre and Dance
2010 Fall
Master class open to the public with a follow-up lecture on The Life of a Dance Artist

Francis Kofi
Touring professioinally as a master drummer, dancer and choreographer.
Theatre and Dance
2008 Spring: Specialist in East Indian dance. Taught master class (open to public) for the World Dance Class
2010 Spring: Present lecture/demonstration in East Indian Dance. Master class open to public.

Yusef Komunyakaa
American Entertainment International, Allston, MN
English Department
2010 Fall
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

Richard Kooyman
Kooyman is a painter whose work searches for beauty through paint.
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
He presented a lecture about his painting on February 13 and conducted critiques of student work. http://richardkooyman.com/home.html

Spencer Kramber
Theatre and Dance
2009 Fall
Guest lecturer in Careers in Theatre Class (open to the public) and then conduct a three-hour long
master class in audition for the camera.

Micah Kronlokken
Theatre and Dance
2010 Summer
Highland Summer
Theatre actor for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and High School Musical (MSU alumni)

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Michael John LaChiusa
Theatre and Dance
2008 Fall
Attend MSU's production of See What I Wanna See , and also teach master classes (open to the public)

Jude Landry
Maintains a one-man design studio in Starkville, MS and teaches design at Mississippi State.
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
He provided a campus lecture on September 19 and conducted critiques of student work during his stay. Posters by the artist were exhibited in the CSU Gallery from September 12-28
http://www.judelandry.com/

Mika Laidlaw
Associate Professor at MSUMcKnight Artist, featured work from her sabbatical.
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
http://www.mnsu.edu/news/read/?id=old-1316022305&paper=topstories

Jude Landry
He is a graphic designer who specializes in illustration and lettering.
​Jude Landry maintains a one-man design studio in Starkville, MS and teaches design at Mississippi State.

Lori Larusso
Eastern KY University
Art Department
2011 Spring
Public lecture and student workshops

Latinum Duet
Music Department
2010 Fall
One public performance

Jim Leary
October 7, 2011
World Languages & Cultures

Li-Young Lee
Author of 3 Critically acclaimed books of Poetry
English Department
2007-08
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

Georges Liberman
President of Xiring France
World Languages & Cultures
2008 Spring
Classroom based presentation opent to the public

Philip Levine (see also Major Jackson)
Blue Flower Arts, Millbrook, NY
English Department
2010 Spring
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

Susan Adams Lloyd
VP General manager of WCCO-TV in Mpls/St. Paul
Communication Studies
2008 Spring
Met with communication studies classes and public presentation

Lisa Long
Current adjunct specialist in Ballet at MSU
Theatre and Dance
2010 Fall
Work closely with student dancers to create a piece for the Fall Dance Concert, master class open to the public

Eric Luhmann
Head of Representation, Amsted Industries, Kyiv, Ukraine
World Languages & Cultures
2009 Fall
Speak to language classes, business students and Public Lecture

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Garaj Mahal
Orange, MA
Music Department
2008 Fall
Master classes for music students and community members, one public performance

Hind Makki
Interfaith Youth Core
Communication Studies
2009 Fall
Visit classes in comm studies and public lecture

Janice Mandell
Director of Central Touring Theatre
Communication Studies
2010 Fall
Lecture and Training on performance studies/youth theatre

Mallory Martin
Theatre and Dance
2008 Summer
Highland Ssummer Theatre actor for Smokey Joe's Café and The Music Man

Tri Martodikormo (see also Marciano Silva Dos Santos)
Teaching guests for the World Dance Class
http://www.marcianosantos.com/english/
Theatre And Dance
Year 2011-2012

Gabe Masson
Theatre and Dance
2009 Spring
Guest artist will give one master class (open to the public) and conceive and stage a dance piece featured in the spring dance concert.

Linda Mastin
Alcoff Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Philosophy Department
2008 Fall
Public Lectures

Merling Classical Trio
Music Department
Year 2011-2012
Master classes with students, evening performance
http://www.merlingtrio.com/index.html

Myron Metcalf
Reporter, blogger and radio host for Minneapolis Star Tribune (MSU Mass Media grad)
Mass Media
2010 Spring
Panelist for Media Day Presentation

Tobias Miller
Theatre and Dance
2008 Summer
Highland summer Theatre actor for Smokey Joe's Café and The Music Man

Karen Mitchell
University of Northern IA, Save Students Against a Violent Environment
Communication Studies
2007 Fall
Met with comm studies classes and Public Reading

Charles Mills
Philosophy Department
November, 2013

Michael Monroe
Music Department
2010 Fall
Visit Music Industry students regarding various topics, one public performance

Dinty Moore
Athens, OH
English Department
2009 Fall
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

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Richard Notkin
Art Department
2008 Fall
Public lecture, class and individual critiques

Horacio Nuguid
Music Department
2010 Fall
Available to work with piano, one public performance

Martha Nussbaum
September, 2013
Philosophy Department

Karla Nweje
Theatre and Dance
2008 Spring: Specialist in African American dance. Taught master class (open to public) for the
World Dance Class
2010 Spring: Present lecture/demonstration in African-American Dance. Master class open to the public

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Sharon Olds
Full residence
English Department
Year 2011-2012
Broadcast question and answer interview, talk on craft (primarily students), evening reading.
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/sharon-olds/

John Olive
Theatre and Dance
2008 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre actor for Dial 'M' for Murder

Orchid Ensemble
World Music
Music Department
Year 2011-2012
http://www.orchidensemble.com/

Jared Oxborough
Lead role in Phantom of the Opera
Theatre And Dance
Year 2011-2012

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Benjamin Percy
Full residence
English Department
Year 2011-2012
http://www.benjaminpercy.com/
Broadcast question and answer interview, talk on craft (primarily students), evening reading.

Jeffrey Peterson
Theatre And Dance
Year 2011-2012
https://gustavus.edu/profiles/jpeter10
Residency and to set dance concert piece, Can you Marry Me?

Scott Peterson
Theatre and Dance
2008 Summer: Highland Summer Theatre percussionist for Smokey Joe's Café and The Music Man
2011 Summer: Highland Summer Theatre percussionist for Clue: The Musical (MSU alumni)

Stuart Pimsler
Stuart Pimsler Dance Company
Theatre and Dance
2010 Fall
Work closely with student dancers to create a piece for the Fall Dance Concert, master class open to the public

Katrina Plotz (see also Meredith Aby)
Anti-War Committee, Mpls, MN
Communication Studies
2008 Spring
Met with comm studies classes, brown bag lunch, public presentation and training session

Leah Pockrandt
Director of Development, College of business, MSU
Mass Media
2011 Spring
Panelist for Media Day Presentation

Maili Porhola
2012-2013
Communication Studies
University of Jyväskylä, Finland

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Richard Raether
Certified Flight Director
Theatre and Dance
2008 Spring
Staged combat for the production of Hamlet and teach a couple of master classes (open to the public)

Ranee and Aparna Ramazwamy
Principal Dancer in the Twin Cities
Theatre and Dance
2008 Spring: Specialist in East Indian dance. Taught master class (open to public) for the World Dance Class
2010 Spring: Present lecture/demonstration in East Indian Dance. Master class open to public

David Ratcliff
Internationally known painter
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
Did a residency with the Art Department as well as a public lecture.

Cruz Reynoso
Former Justice of the California Supreme Court, delivered two addresses as an Andreas Speaker.
World Languages & Cultures
Year 2011-2012
Spoke on ""Gaining the Upper Hand in International Business"" and
"How Civil Rights Disparities are Straining Democracy."
http://www.law.ucdavis.edu/faculty/reynoso/

Rick Rickman
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer
Mass Media
2008 Spring
Media Day Presentation
Nora Paul University of Minnesota Mass Media 2009 Spring Media Day Presentation

Chris Roelike
Theatre and Dance
2008 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre Master electrician for the season

Alexander Rosenberg
Duke University, Durham, NC
Philosophy Department
2009 Fall
Public Lectures

Stephanie Rozman
Teaches art history at the University of Minnesota.
Art Department
2011-2012
She presented a lecture titled ""India Belongs Only to Me: Women Artists and Nationalism in Twenthieth-Century India. http://arthist.umn.edu/people/gradprofile.php?UID=rozm0017

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Marciano Silva Dos Santos (see also Tri Martodikormo)
Teaching guests for the World Dance Class
http://www.marcianosantos.com/english/
Theatre And Dance
Year 2011-2012

George Saunders
Blue Flower Arts, Millbrook, NY
English Department
2011 Spring
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

Christine Schultz
Theatre and Dance
2008 Summer: Pianist for Smokey Joe's Café and The Music Man
2009 Summer: Summer Highland Theatre Pianist for Love You and Damn Yankees (MSU alumni)
2010 Summer: Highland Summer Theatre pianist for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee ,
and High School Musical (MSU alumni).
2011 Summer: Highland Summer Theatre pianist for Clue: The Musical and Annie (MSU alumni)

Michael Seidman
University of North Carolina-Wilmington
World Languages & Cultures
2009 Fall
Visit a Spanish class, Public lecture and Round Table discussion

Alan Sener
University of Iowa, Dept. of Dance
Theatre and Dance
2008 Spring: Guest in Residence and taught classes and stage work that was presented to the public in the
Spring Dance Concert
2011 Spring: Work closely with student dancers to create a piece for the Fall Dance Concert,
master class open to the public

Errol Seymour (see also Tim Barry)
Music Departmentians, performed for classes and for the choreography "Palo" in the Afro-Cuban tradition.
Theatre And Dance
Year 2011-2012

Allen Shannon
Theatre and Dance
2011 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre scene designer for Annie (MSU alumni)

Amy Sillman
Works in New York
Art Department
2009 Fall
Public lecture, workshops and critiques

Anita Silvers
San Francisco State University
Philosophy Department
2009 Spring
Public Lectures

Christine Smith
Theatre and Dance
2009 Summer
Summer Highland Theatre actor for Love You and Damn Yankees
2010 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre actor for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Eileen Smith
Director of Communications and P.R. Minnesota Council of Health Plans, St. Paul, MN
Mass Media
2011 Spring
Panelist for Media Day Presentation

Jeff A.Smith
Theatre and Dance
2010 Summer
Highland summer Theatre actor for On Golden Pond (MSU alumni)

Lee Smith
Editor, Sentinel of Fairmont (MSU alumni)
Mass Media
2011 Spring
Panelist for Media Day Presentation

Victor Soto and (see also Isaac Casal)
Music Department
2010 Fall
Present master classes for Dept. of Music area students, one public performance

Jordan Sramek
The Rose Ensemble, St. Paul, MN
Music Department
2009 Fall
Available to conduct master class with Chamber singers, one public performance

Mary Davis Stark
Theatre and Dance
2011 Spring
Work closely with student dancers to create a piece for the Fall Dance Concert,
and master class Jazz Choreography open to the public

David Stocker
dba One Drum Dijeridoo Productions
Music Department
2008 Spring
Drumming master class for Dept of Music & Dept Theatre & Dance students, one evening performance

Roy Strassberg
U of North Carolina
Art Department
2008 Spring
Public lecture and critiques of student work

Scott Stulen
Minnesota artist whose paintings, installation s and videos, explore personal and collective memory,
pop culture, and the Midwest.
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
His creative work was featured in an exhibition in the Congling Gallery. He presented a lecture and conducted crituques of student work.
http://www.scottstulen.com/

Eric Jon Subkoviak
Theatre and Dance
2010 Summer
Highland Summer Theatre actor for The Sunshine Boys (MSU alumni)

Tri Sutrisno Dance
Director for Indonesian Performing Arts Assoc. of MN
Theatre and Dance
2008 Spring
Guest artist and specialist in Indonesian/Japanese dance, taught Master classes (open to the public and students not enrolled in the class) for the World Dance Class

Eszter Szalczer
October 10, 2012
World Languages & Cultures

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James Tanner and Janice Tanner
James Tanner is a noted ceramic sculptor and mixed media artist as well as an MSU Professor Emeritus.
His wife Janice is an MSU alum and an artist who makes paintings and drawings.
Art Department
Year 2011-2012
http://tandt-studios.com/james/James_L._Tanner.html

Renee Thompson
Professional Latin dancer, instructor and choreopgrapher
Theatre and Dance
2008 Spring
Guest artist--specialist in Cuban dance. Taught master class (open to the public) for the World Dance Class

Morgan Thorson
Based out of Minneapolis.
Theatre and Dance
2008 Fall
Conceived and created dances and movement-based projects with dancers, theatre artists and designers Taught master class (open to the public) and conceived a dance piece featured in the Fall Dance Concert

Barbara Timm
Cofounder of the Stasi Museum Former East Berlin
World Languages & Cultures
2008
Two public lectures and led discussions in German classes

Tri Sutrisno Dance
Director for Indonesian Performing Arts Assoc. of MN
Theatre and Dance
2008 Spring
Guest artist and specialist in Indonesian/Japanese dance, taught Master classes (open to the public and students not enrolled in the class) for the World Dance Class

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Luis Alberto Urrea
2013-14
English

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John Walker
Classical Pianist
Music Department
Year 2011-2012

Nancy Wehring
Music Department

Janice Wenger
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Music Department
2010 Spring
Master classes with pianists, coach art song and opera singers, one public performance

Carolyn Wilkins
Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
Music Department
2009 Fall: Music students for various classroom activities and conduct a master class with the MSU Jazz Ensemble, one public performance
2011 Fall: Conduct master class with MSU Jazz Ensembles, one public performance

Leigh Wilson
Oswego, NY
English Department
2008 Spring
Good Thunder Reading Series: Q&A with students, Radio Interview, Talk on Craft, Public Reading

Tom Woldt
Simpson College, Iowa
Theatre and Dance
2010 Spring
Guest Director fo On the Razzle mainstage production-will also give a few master classes

Clark Wolf
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Philosophy Department
2009 Fall
Public Lectures

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Christopher Yaeger
Director of the Dance Hall Days Company
Theatre and Dance
2010 Spring
Present lecture/demonstration in international dance styles. Master class open to the public.

Koichi Yamamoto
University of Tennessee
Art Department
2008 Fall
Public lecture, class and individual critiques

Larry Yazzie
International lecturer, educator, choreographer, performer and a World Champion Fancy Dancer
Theatre and Dance
2008 Spring: Guest artist and specialist in Native American (Meskwaki/Dine) dance. Taught master class (open to public) for the World Dance Class
2009 Fall: Present lecture/demonstration in Native American (Meskwaki/Dine) dance.
Master class open to public.

Solveig Zempel
St. Olaf College
October 23, 2013
World Languages & Cultures

Zenon Dance Company
Theatre And Dance
Year 2011-2012
http://www.zenondance.org/
Residency, set dance piece for our students Eleven in the Light, performed Storm,
My Very Empty Mouth, and Swing Concerto

Zorongo Flemenco Dance Theater
Theatre And Dance
Year 2011-2012
Zorongo Flemenco Dance Theater performed January 27, 2012, in the Ostrander Auditorium of the C
entennial Student Union.