Faculty

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Bill Digneit

William Digneit

Director, Department of Theatre and Dance

wdigneit@nmu.edu 906-227-2044
Additional Title:

Assistant Professor

Degrees:
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.F.A., Florida State University
Office Location:

215 Thomas Fine Arts

William "Bill" Digneit began teaching at NMU in 2017

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Jill Grundstrom

Jill Grundstrom

Assistant Professor

jgrundst@nmu.edu
Additional Title:

Director of Dance, CO/LAB COLLECTIVE, North Coast Dance Festival

Degrees:
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.A., New York University
  • Ed.S, Northern Michigan University
Office Location:

216 Thomas Fine Arts

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Victor Holiday

Victor G. Holliday

Adjunct Instructor

vhollida@nmu.edu 906-227-2744
Additional Title:

Designer, Forest Roberts Theatre

Degrees:
  • B.A., St. Johns University
  • M.F.A., University of Hawaii-Manoa
Office Location:

220 Thomas Fine Arts

Victor "Vic" Holliday began teaching at NMU in 1982

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David Pierce

David Pierce

Assistant Professor

davpierc@nmu.edu 906-227-2084
Additional Title:

Technical Director/Production Manager for the Forest Roberts Theatre

Degrees:
  • A.A.S., Ferris State University
  • B.S., Ferris State University
  • M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Office Location:

217 Thomas Fine Arts

David Pierce began teaching at NMU in 2002

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Shelley Russell

Shelley Russell, PhD

Professor

srussell@nmu.edu 906-227-1657
Degrees:
  • B.A., Otterbein College
  • M.A., Miami University
  • Ph.D., Florida State University
Office Location:

221 Thomas Fine Arts

Shelley Russell began teaching at NMU in 1983

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Paul Truckey

Paul Truckey

Professor

ptruckey@nmu.edu 906-227-2705
Degrees:
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.F.A., University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Office Location:

219 Thomas Fine Arts

Paul Truckey began teaching at NMU in 2002

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Lex van Blommestein

Lex van Blommestein

Assistant Professor

lvanblom@nmu.edu 906-227-2266
Degrees:
  • B.A.
  • M.F.A., Wayne State University
Office Location:

218 Thomas Fine Arts

Lex van Blommestein began teaching at NMU in 2019

Staff

Dan Zini

Lighting and Sound Supervisor, Graduate Student

dzini@nmu.edu
Degrees:
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University

Lilith Kontos

Marketing Manager

nmutd@nmu.edu 906-227-2760
Degrees:
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
Office Location:

214 Thomas Fine Arts

Keli Crawford-Truckey

Properties Artisan

fordtruckey@gmail.com

Ross W. Johnson

Scene Shop Foreman

Ann Juidici

Costume Shop Supervisor

Office Location:

McClintock 112