Faculty 

Kenneth Balint
Dance, Dance Option Advisor 
B.F.A., Jacksonville University, Florida 
M.F.A., Arizona State University 
Office - Music 164 
559.278.5848 
kbalint@csufresno.edu


Dan Carrion
B.A., M.A., California State University, Fresno 
Office - Lab School 176 
559.278.5151 
danca@csufresno.edu


Gregg Dion
B.A., Western Oregon University
M.A. University of Georgia
Part Time
Office - Speech Arts 213
559.278.2648 
gdion@csufresno.edu


Thomas-Whit Ellis
African American Theatre/Directing 
B.A., California State University, Sacramento 
M.F.A., Michigan State University 
Office - Speech Arts 140F 
559.278.2646 
thomee@csufresno.edu

 

Melissa Gibson
History/Literature, Acting/General Advisor 
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College 
M.A., University of Iowa 
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh 
Office - Speech Arts 140E 
559.278.3987 
mgibson@csufresno.edu


Ruth Griffin
Dance 
B.A., M.A., Case Western Reserve University 
Office - Speech Arts 140G 
559.278.5107 
ruthg@csufresno.edu


J. Daniel Herring
Department Chair
Theatre for Young Audiences/Directing 
B.A., Virginia Tech 
M.F.A., Arizona State University 
Office - Speech Arts 33 
559.278.2578 
jdherring@csufresno.edu


Jeff Hunter
Scene Design 
B.A., East Texas State University 
M.A., Southwest Texas State University 
M.F.A., University of Texas at Austin 
Office - Speech Arts 118 
559.278.6190 
jeffhu@csufresno.edu


John Jordan
B.A., Wesleyan University
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
Part Time
Office - Speech Arts 213 
559.278.2648 
jjordan@csufresno.edu


Leslie Martin
B.A., California State University, Fresno
M.F.A., California State University, Fullerton
Part Time
Office - Speech Arts 212 
559.278.7595 
lesliem@csufresno.edu


Kathleen McKinley
Acting 
B.A., California State University, Fresno 
M.F.A., University of California, Davis 
Office - Speech Arts 140B 
559.278.5266 
kmckinley@csufresno.edu


Kim Morin
Children's Theatre/Teacher Credential Advisor
B.A., Florida State University 
B.S., University of Alabama 
M.F.A., Arizona State University 
Office - Speech Arts 138 
559.278.4342 
kimm@csufresno.edu


Brad Myers
Acting 
B.A., University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire 
M.F.A., University of Arizona 
Office - Lab School 107 
559.278.2053 
bradleym@csufresno.edu


Elizabeth Payne
Costume Design, Design/Tech Advisor 
B.A., Morehead State University 
M.F.A., Tisch School of the Arts, New York University 
Office - Speech Arts 185 
559.278.5110 
epayne@csufresno.edu


Cristal Tiscareno 
B.A., California State University, Fresno
M.A., California State University, Long Beach
Part Time
Office - Speech Arts 213 
559.278.3987 
ctiscareno@csufresno.edu


Elizabeth Waldman 
Lighting & Sound Design 
B.A., Colorado College 
M.A., University of New Mexico
M.F.A., Tulane University
Office - Speech Arts 214 
559.278.2444 
ewaldman@csufresno.edu

 

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