Domenick Scudera, M.F.A.
Professor of Theater
Domenick has been at Ursinus since 1997. Prof. Scudera received his B.A. with honors in English and in Fine Arts from Colgate University and his M.F.A. in Directing from Pennsylvania State University. In addition to teaching acting, directing and theater history, he has been an active professional theater artist since 1987. In the greater Philadelphia region, he regularly directs plays for many theaters such as the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater and the Delaware Theater Company. He is a member and Resident Director of the Waitstaff Sketch Comedy Troupe. He has served in the administrations of several area theaters as well, including many years as Casting Director for the Wilma Theater. He is also a playwright whose work has been performed thousands of times by Historic Philadelphia Incorporated. As a performer, he has premiered his original work at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and performed nationally at various venues.
M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University
B.A., Colgate University
Office Location: Kaleidoscope, #228
Beverly Redman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Theater / Chair of the Theater and Dance Department
Dr. Redman received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego having completed her dissertation on the history of the San Francisco Mime Troupe. She also holds an M.F.A. in directing from UC Irvine and an M.A. in Composition and Rhetoric from Georgetown University. Bev has taught at Charles County Community College, Georgetown University, University of California, Irvine, Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, and the University of Texas at El Paso. At Ursinus, she teaches voice and speech, theater history and literature, and she also directs for the department. Professor Redman has been with Ursinus College since 2006.
Ph.D., University of California
M.F.A., University of California
M.A., Georgetown University
B.A., Saint Mary’s College of Maryland
Office Location: Kaleidoscope, #220
John Raley, M.F.A.
Technical Director/Adjunct Faculty for Theater and Dance Department
John Raley holds an MFA in theater design from NYU where he worked as the Master Carpenter. He joined Ursinus after teaching at Louisiana State University for two years. He has worked in the Baltimore and Washington DC region as a Designer and Technician, and has associate and assistant designed for most of the Regional Opera Companies in this country including, New Orleans Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and Virginia Opera among many others.
M.F.A., New York University, Tisch School for the Arts
B.A., University of Maryland College Park
Office Location: Kaleidoscope, #226