Department of Theatre

Megan BarthMegan Barth

Artist in Residence

MM in Vocal Coaching, Oklahoma City University
MM in Piano Performance, Kent State University
BA in Piano Performance, Ashland University

Megan Barth is Artist in Residence for the Oklahoma State University Department of Theatre.  She is a rising collaborative artist and vocal coach who has performed and studied throughout the United States and Barcelona, Spain.  She has participated in numerous festivals including Brevard Music Festival, Songfest, Baldwin Wallace Art Song Festival, and Atlantic Music Festival where she was both a pianist and apprentice coach under Arlene Shrut.  In the summer of 2016, Ms. Barth served as a Collaborative Piano Fellow and Faculty for the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival.  Some of the artists she has had the pleasure of working with in masterclasses and coachings include Roger Vignoles, Warren Jones, Graham Johnson, Rudolph Piernay, Susanne Mentzer, Libby Larsen, William Bolcom, Sheri Sanders, and many others.  Ms. Barth has served as répétiteur/music director for over 20 musical theater and opera productions, along with various showcases and cabarets.  She has also collaborated in multiple recitals, one of her most renowned being a complete performance of Franz Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin with tenor Jeffrey Picòn in March 2014.  Some of the companies she has worked with include Oklahoma City University Opera and Musical Theater Company, Solon Center for the Arts, CityRep Okahoma City Repertory Theatre, Oklahoma City University Performing Arts Academy, and Ashland University Theater.  She has also served as a collaborative pianist and vocal coach at Ashland University, Kent State University, Mid-America Christian University, and Oklahoma City University.     

Ms. Barth holds an MM in Vocal Coaching under the tutelage of Jan McDaniel from Oklahoma City University, an MM in Piano Performance under the tutelage of Donna Lee and Joela Jones Weiss from Kent State University, and a BA in Piano Performance under the tutelage of Elizabeth Pastor from Ashland University.

 

Email Ms. Barth
405-744-6094

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lee Brasuell

Assistant Professor of Design
Technical Director and Production Manager
Mary Lou Lemon Professor of Underrepresented Voices

MFA, Wayne State University
BA, University of Central Oklahoma

Before returning to his native state of Oklahoma, Lee Brasuell spent 10 years working professionally in Chicago. His professional credits include aerial and circus rigging design for the Tony Award winning Lookingglass Theatre for the productions of Lookingglass Alice, Hephaestus, Peter Pan, Fedra, Cascabel, featuring Iron Chef Rick Bayless, and most recently The Little Prince.

Other Chicago credits include production design for Shear Madness at The Legendary Chicago Theatre, production artist for Cirque Shanghai's Bai Xi at Chicago's Navy Pier, scenic design for Theatre at the Center's Noises Off, scenic design for Walkabout Theatre's production of An Unembarrassed Mind, and at Moraine Valley Community College, special effects and property design for Evil Dead The Musical and production design for Machinal. Lee has also worked locally for the Lyric Theatre, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, and Carpenter Square Theatre. He received his MFA in Scene Design & Technical Direction from the Hilberry Theatre at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and his BA from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Email Mr. Brasuell
405-744-9207