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Jonathan Barr

Title: Associate Professor of Digital Filmmaking

Office Location: Theatre Center (UTC), Room 109
Phone: 575.562.2229
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Education

  • M.F.A., Film and Media Arts, Temple University (2012)
  • B.A., Film and Media Arts, Temple University (2008)

Bio

Jon Barr is a filmmaker from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has worn many hats throughout his career, including restaurant manager, corporate sales representative, and landscape gardener. Jon returned to school to study film making in his mid-30s and hasn't looked back since. He holds an MFA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University. Jon's films encompass conventional narrative, experimental documentary and animation. Regardless of form, Jon's work often explores themes of power, mentor-ship, and tradition. Jon believes in film's ability to share stories and create emotional impact. He is an Assistant Professor of Digital Film making at Eastern New Mexico University where he is privileged to teach screenwriting, directing, and editing to the Land of Enchantment's future storytellers.

Dr. Anne Beck

Title: Professor of Theatre

Office Location: Theatre Center (UTC), Room 110
Phone: 575.562.2476
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Education

  • Ph.D., Theatre, The Graduate Center, CUNY (1998)
  • M.F.A., Directing, Columbia University (1989)
  • B.F.A., Acting, Cornish Institute (1980)

Bio

Anne Beck, Professor of Theatre, earned her doctorate in Theatre at the City University of New York, Graduate Center and her MFA in Directing from Columbia University. At ENMU she teaches theatre courses and directs plays. Additionally, Dr. Beck has written about one-act plays by and about American farm women of the early twentieth century.

Patrick McCreary

Title: Instructor of Technical Theatre and Design

Office Location: Theatre Center (UTC), Room 142
Phone: 575.562.2720
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Education

  • M.F.A., Theatre Performance, Lindenwood University (2003)
  • M.A., Technical Theatre, Lindenwood University (2001)
  • B.A., Theatre, Principia College (1973)

Bio

Patrick McCreary holds his terminal degree (M.F.A.) and a Bachelors in Theatre. He is an Equity actor for over thirty-five years. He has directed, designed and/or produced over one hundred productions throughout the United States and also has performed, internationally, in legitimate stage, opera, radio and television. He founded his own regional theatre/theatre school where he served as Producing/Artistic Director for thirteen years. He has written and continues to tour his own one-man shows on Abraham Lincoln (LincolnOnstage.com). He has produced and directed regional tours of Broadway shows. He has worked as a singer, dancer, choreographer, mime, stunt man and combat co-ordinator. He is a former, two term city councilman and Mayor of Hutchinson, Kansas. He is a nationally and internationally decorated, amateur triathlete and has added teaching, designing and directing at the college level, now, for over fifteen years.

Shirlene Peters

Title: Administrative Assistant

Office Location: Theatre Center (UTC), Room 105
Phone: 575.562.2711
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Neil Rutland

Title: Chair, Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking; Instructor of Music

Office Location: Theatre Center (UTC), Room 106
Phone: 575.562.2137
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Education

  • M.M.E., Music Education, University of North Texas (1985)
  • B.S., Music Education, Tennessee Tech (1977)

Janeice Scarbrough

Title: Professor of Theatre

Office Location: Theatre Center (UTC), Room 111
Phone: 575.562.2092
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Education

  • M.F.A., Playwriting, Yale University (1986)
  • B.A., Drama, New Mexico State University (1975)

Rick Shepardson

Title: Assistant Professor of Digital Filmmaking

Office Location: Theatre Center (UTC), Room 108
Phone: 575.562.2712
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Education

  • M.F.A., Film and Television, Savannah College of Art and Design (2011)
  • B.A., Media Arts, University of New Mexico (2005)
  • B.S., Broadcast Production, Eastern New Mexico University (2000)

 
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