Department of Theatre

Full-Time Faculty


Andrew Kimbrough

Professor & Head of Department

Andrew Kimbrough joined the theatre faculty of Oklahoma State University as professor and head of the department in 2013. He teaches courses in theatre history and dramatic literature, and he produces and directs for the main stage season. He began his show business career in Los Angeles, where for 10 years he worked in studio lighting for commercials, music videos and feature films. Read More »

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B. Peter Westerhoff

Professor of Performance

B. Peter Westerhoff is a Professor at Oklahoma State University, where he is Head of Performance. In New York City, he directed the Kennedy conspiracy play, Why We Shot John, for Cinna Productions at the 29th Street Repertory and Table Manners for the Amateur Comedy Club, the oldest continually producing theatrical organizations in the country. Read More »

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Lloyd Caldwell

Associate Professor of Performance

Lloyd Caldwell is a member of the Theatre Faculty of Oklahoma State University and a Riata Fellow in the Spears School of Business. In a career spanning 30 years, he has appeared off-Broadway and regionally as well as in feature films and television. He is currently working on a book concerning best business practices for theatre and film contractors.
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Maria Beach

Assistant Professor of Theatre History, Literature and Criticism
Graduate Coordinator

Maria Beach has presented papers at many national conferences as well as international conferences in Seville, Spain, and Thessaloniki, Greece. She is currently working on a book about American stage women's activism and World War I. Her book and performance reviews have been published in Theatre Journal. Read More »

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Jeremy Bernardoni

Assistant Professor of Costume Design

Jeremy Bernardoni has taught, designed and draped professionally for theatre, dance, music theatre and the fashion industries across the U.S. and in France. These include L'Atelier de Franck Sorbier, Paris, France; Seaside Music Theatre, Daytona Beach, FL; Trinity Shakespeare Festival, Fort Worth, TX; Northern Stage, White River Junction, VT; Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, AL; The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.  Read More »

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Lee Brasuell

Assistant Professor of Design
Technical Director and Production Manager

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. Read More »

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Leslie Currell

Lecturer & Scene Lab Manager

Leslie Currell has been working professionally in theatre since 2004, although she has been involved in theatre for most of her life. She has worked with numerous theatre companies such as Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre, Oklahoma City University and Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park.  Read More »

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draper.christina 1Christina Draper

Lecturer & Costume Lab Manager

Christina Draper received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre & Costume Technology from The University of Oklahoma in 2013. She has accumulated more than 70 production credits during her short career, both academic and professional, including Trinity Shakespeare Festival and the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. Read More »

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