Region 3 Leadership

Herschel Kruger

Herschel Kruger

Chair

Carthage College
Department Chair
Professor of Theatre
Department of Theatre
2001 Alford Park Drive
Kenosha, WI 53140
262.551.6101 office

Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson

Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson

Vice-Chair, Irene Ryan Coordinator & Illinois State Chair

University of Illinois – Springfield
Associate Professor of Theatre
Department of Art, Music, and Theatre
One University Plaza, MS VPA 62
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407
217.206.8307

Rick Walters

Rick Walters

Immediate Past Chair

Viterbo University
Professor of Theatre and Music Theatre
900 Viterbo Drive
La Crosse, WI 54601
608.796.3793

Michelle Bombe

Michelle Bombe

KCACTF National Chair and Financial Director of KCACTF Region 3

Hope College
Professor of Theatre
Department of Theatre
141 E. 12th St.
Holland, MI 49423
616.395.7598 office
616.395.7180 fax

Alfred Heartley

Alfred Heartley

RED Coordinator

Managing Director
Northwestern University
Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts
10 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-467-2696
Kelli Crump

Kelli Crump

RED Vice-Chair

Teaching Artist/Theatre Services Consultant
AEA/SAG-AFTRA
(248) 722-6225

Thom J. Miller

Thom J. Miller

Chair, National Playwriting Program

University of Illinois
Theater Studies B.F.A. Coordinator
Department of Theatre
University of Illinois
Mailbox: 4-122 Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (KCPA)
500 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Mailcode 072

Genesee Spridco

Genesee Spridco

NPP Co-Vice Chair

Lecturer of Movement
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Co-Artistic Director
Imaginez Ensemblez
608-347-3484

Tom Horan

Tom Horan

NPP, Co-Vice Chair

Assistant Professor of Playwriting

Misti Bradford

Misti Bradford

Co-Chair Design, Technology & Management

University of Wisconsin – Parkside
Associate Professor and Chair
Theatre Department
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53141-2000
716.400.2459

Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer

Co-Chair Design, Technology & Management

Michigan Technological University
Professor, Sound Design
Commissioner, Sound Design & Technology USITT
209 Walker
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
906-487-3282

Christian McKinney

Christian McKinney

Co-Vice Chair Design, Technology & Management

University of Indianapolis
Production Manager & Technical Director
Department of Theatre
1400 East Hanna Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227
317.788.6148

Terry Dana Jachimiak II

Terry Dana Jachimiak II

Co-Vice Chair Design, Technology & Management

Alma College
Assistant Professor
Department of Theatre
Alma, MI 48801
989.463.7062

Phillip Effiong

Phillip Effiong

Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy Coordinator

Michigan State University
Associate Professor of English & Theater Studies
225 Auditorium Building
Michigan State University
East Laqnsing, MI 48824
517-884-7802

Heidi Winters Vogel

Heidi Winters Vogel

Irene Ryan Assistant Coordinator

Associate Professor of Theater
Wabash College
301 W. Wabash Ave.
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
765-361-6223

Lysa Fox

Lysa Fox

Music Theatre Intensive Coordinator

Western Illinois University

Associate Professor of Theatre
100A Browne Hall
Macomb, IL 61455
309.298.1747

Arthur Grothe

Arthur Grothe

SDC Directing Program Coordinator

University of Wisconsin-Eau Clair
Artistic Director of Theatre/Associate Professor
Department of Music & Theatre Arts
The Pablo Center at the Confluence/Pablo 248
Eau Claire, WI 54703
715.836.3178

Lynne Perkins Socey

Lynne Perkins Socey

Coordinator, National Playwriting Program Directors

Earlham College
Convener, Associate Professor of Theatre 
Department of Theatre Arts
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Drew Vidal

Drew Vidal

Devised Theatre

Ball State University
Associate Professor of Acting and Movement
Department of Theatre and Dance
Arts and Communications, Room AC 306
Muncie, IN 47306
765.285.8751

Matthew Reeder

Matthew Reeder

Dramaturgy Coordinator

Ball State University
Assistant Professor of Directing and Shakespeare
Department of Theatre and Dance
Muncie, IN 47306
765.285.8809 office

Peggy Mead-Finizio

Peggy Mead-Finizio

Tech Olympics Co-Advisor

Saginaw Valley State University
Assistant Professor
Department of Theatre
188 Curtiss Hall
989-964-7371

Miranda Hawk

Miranda Hawk

Festival Host, Workshop Coordinator and Wisconsin State Chair

Madison College
Chair of Theater, Speech and Film
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704
608-246-6524

Kent Cyr

Kent Cyr

Festival Technical Director

Michigan Technological University
Assistant Professor, Theatre Division
Visual and Performing Arts
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
906.487.2692

Tracy Manning

Tracy Manning

Indiana State Chair and ASPIRE Program Coordinator

Taylor University
Co-Chair, Professor of Music
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
Department of Theatre & Music Theatre
236 West Reade Ave.
Upland, IN 46989-1001
765.998.5248

Gion DeFancesco

Gion DeFancesco

Ohio State Chair

Miami University
Associate Chair
Associate Professor of Theatre
Department of Theatre
247C Center for Performing Arts
Oxford, OH 45056
513.529.8318

Keeley Stanley-Bohn

Keeley Stanley-Bohn

Michigan State Chair

Central Michigan University
Professor of Theatre
135 Moore Hall
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
989.774.7676 office

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