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Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre & Dance

Faculty Theatre and Dance

Full-Time Faculty

Claudia Wilsch Case

Faculty, Claudia Wilsch Case E-mail: claudia.case@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-960-8244
Office: Speech and Theatre Building, Room 110
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Associate Professor 
Degrees: B.A., Auburn University; M.F.A., D.F.A., Yale University
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Wendell Cooper

Wendell Cooper E-mail: wendell.cooper@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-960-6095
Office: Speech and Theatre Building, Room 111
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Assistant Professor
Degrees: B.A., George Washington University; M.F.A., Hunter College
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Rick DesRochers

Rick DesRochers Email:  richard.desrochers@lehman.cuny.edu 
Phone: 718-960-2558 
Office: Speech/Theatre Building, Room 108
Office hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Associate Professor and Director of Theatre
Degrees: B.A., Arizona State University; M.F.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.A. and Ph.D,. Graduate Center, City University of New York
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Monica Duncan

Monica DuncanE-mail: monica.duncan@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone Number: 718-960-6096
Office: Speech and Theater Building, Room 106
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Assistant Professor
Degrees: B.F.A., Alfred University; M.F.A., UC San Diego; M.A., Justus Liebig University Gissen
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Amy A. Larimer

Amy A. Larimer E-mail: amy.larimer@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-960-8016
Office: Speech and Theatre Building, Room 109
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Associate Professor and Director of the Dance Program
Degrees: B.A., Connecticut College; M.F.A, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
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Jennifer McCabe

Jennifer McCabe E-mail: jennifer.mccabe@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone: 646-345-3930
Office: Speech and Theatre Building, Room 107
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email 
Rank: Associate Professor
Degrees: B.S., State University of New York at Oneonta; M.F.A, The New School 
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Susan Watson Turner

Susan Watson Turner E-mail: susan.watson-turner@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-960-6087
Office: Speech and Theatre, Room 105 
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Associate Professor 
Degrees: B.F.A., Ohio University; M.F.A., Columbia University
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College Lab Technician

Anthony Paul-Cavaretta

Anthony Paul-Cavaretta Email: anthony.paulcavaretta@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-960-8937
Office: Speech and Theatre Building, Room B14 (Costume Shop)
Office Hours: M-F 11-6 Virtual
Rank: College Lab Technician
Degrees: B.F.A., L.I.U Post; M.F.A., Purdue University
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Adjunct Faculty

Dante Albertie

E-mail: dante.albertie@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Speech and Theatre Building, Room 101
Phone: 718-960-7830
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Lecturer
Degrees: B.A.  Purchase College, State University of New York; M.A., Purchase College, State University of New York
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Frances Lai Baca

Faculty Frances Lai Baca Email: frances.baca@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Apex-M18
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Assistant Professor 
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.F.A., University of the Arts; M.A., NYU
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Michael Bakkensen

Michael Bakkensen E-mail:  michael.bakkensen@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Music Building, Room 214
Phone: 718-960-8247
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Degrees: B.A., Yale University; M.F.A., University of California, San Diego
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Tamala Bakkensen

Tamala BakkensenE-mail: tamala.bakkensen@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Music Building, Room 214
Phone: 718-960-8247
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Degrees: B.F.A., Florida International University; M.F.A., University of California, San Diego
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Christopher Higgins

Chris HigginsE-mail: christopher.higgins@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: SP-103
Phone: 718-960-8945
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct & Technical Director, Lehman Stages 
Degrees: B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., Yale School of Drama
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Brian McCormick

E-mail: brian.mccormick@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Music Building, Room 214
Phone: 718-960-8247
Rank: Adjunct Lecturer
Degrees: B.A., SUNY Binghamton; M.A., The New School
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Michael Manswell

Michael ManswellEmail:  michael.manswell@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Apex-M18
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Lecturer 
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.F.A., Brooklyn College
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Johanna Meyer

Johanna MeyerE-mail: johanna.meyer@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Apex Building, Room M18
Phone: 718-960-8247
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Degrees: B.F.A., New York University; M.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Henry Ovalles

Henry OvallesE-mail: henry.ovalles@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Speech and Theatre Building, Room 102
Phone: 718-960-8024
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Lecturer
Degrees: B.A, Lehman College CUNY; M.S., Lehman College, CUNY
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Christine Snyder

Christine Snyder E-mail: christine.snyder@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Music Building, Room 319
Phone: 718-960-8247
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Lecturer
Degrees: B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College; M.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; Ph.D. candidate, CUNY Graduate Center
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Stephanie Stowe

Email: stephanie.stowe@lehman.cuny.edu
Phone: 914.356.4365
Office: SP-101
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Degrees: B.A., New Mexico State University; M.F.A., The City College of New York
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Alyssa Van Gorder

Alyssa Van GorderE-mail: alyssa.vangorder@lehman.cuny.edu
Office: Music Building, Room 214
Phone: 718-960-8247
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Lecturer
Degrees: B.F.A., SUNY Purchase
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Charmian Wells

Faculty Charmian Wells Email: charmywells@gmail.com
Phone: 718.960.8016
Office: Apex-M18
Office Hours: Virtual, by appointment via email
Rank: Adjunct Assistant Professor 
Degrees: B.F.A, M.A., NYU; Ph.D., Temple University
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Faculty Emeritus

Anne Bard

Anne BardE-mail: anne.bard@lehman.cuny.edu
Rank: Lecturer 
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.A., M.A., NYU