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Student Organizations

There are many active Student Organizations in the School of Theatre and Dance. They provide service to the school, raise funds for student activities and provide social and leadership opportunities for students.

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President: Paul Appleby
Vice President: Alary Sutherland
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dan Nadon


Alpha Psi Omega

President: Clinton Owens
Vice President: Patrick Johnson
Treasurer: Elle Vivcharenko
Secretary: Grant Abbott
Historian: Courtney Nelson
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dan Nadon


Bachelor of Arts Theatre Student Alliance (BATSA)

President: Maggie Turek
Vice President: Zoe Harr
Secretary: Emma Sturm
Treasurer: Michael Herrmann
Member at Large: Will Bloom
Social Media Rep: Paul Appleby
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dan Nadon


Black Theatre Association

President: Montria Walker
Vice President: Chantrell Lewis
Secretary: Harold Horsley
Treasurer: Jaye Jackson
Member at Large: ShaKeela Gary
Faculty Advisor: Fabio Polanco


East Meets West

President: SadieAnn Strouse
Vice President: Nicole Crowl
Treasurer: Bridget Langguth
Secretary: Vanessa Kobolsky
Community Relations: Talia Rockland
Member at Large: Megan Finch 
Faculty Advisor: Jeffrey Rockland


Grad Student Forum

President: Patrick Ulrich
Vice President: Ryan Scoble
Secretary: Lisa Wilson
Treasurer: Alex Barnhart
Members at Large: Tetta Askeland, Lana Sugarman, Pla Rockland, Steve Sawicki, Elaine Yuen, Brian Chandler
Faculty Advisor: Yuko Kurahashi and Dan Nadon


Latin/X in Theatre

President: Viviana Cardenas
Vice President: Antonio Brown
Treasurer: Ricky Ortega
Secretary: Bridgett Martinez
Historian: Rafaela Clerle
Faculty Advisor: Fabio Polanco


Musical Theatre Student Organization (MTSO)

President: Grace Hunt
Vice President: Viviana Cardenas
Secretary: Ally Massey
Treasurer: Mason Hemmings
Member at Large: Clay Miller
Media Manager: 
Faculty Advisor: Jonathan Swoboda


Stage Management Forum

President: Patrick Johnson
Vice President: Allison Maher
Secretary: Samantha Rufo
Treasurer: Faith Roush
Historian: Grant Abbott
Advisors: Karl Erdmann


SETT (Students Enhancing Technical Theatre)

President: Rachel Holcomb
Vice President: Sierra Walker
Secretary: Alex Heffner
Treasurer: Christine Harmel
Historian/PR: Patrick Johnson
Fundraising Chair: Alary Sutherland
Advisors: Karl Erdmann


Student Dance Education Organization (SDEO)

President: Claire Tilley
Vice President: Nicole Crowl
Secretary: Julia Hauf
Treasurer: Hannah Sidol
Historian: Sadie Ann Crouse
Event Coordinators: Megan Finch and Kenzie Eckley


Transforum Theatre

President: Grant Abbott
Vice President: Courtney Nelson
Secretary: Jenna Krivosh
Treasurer: Maddy Barry
Member at Large: Rafa Clerle
Faculty Advisor: Amy Fritsche