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Our Faculty

Think about the variety of accomplished performing artists you might find in a city like Los Angeles or New York. In the same way, the DeSales community of accomplished actors, directors, vocalists, dancers, film makers, writers, and others—our faculty—will help you in your academic journey into the performing arts.

Our division is welcoming and ready to help or inspire you as a DeSales performing arts student. Our faculty members have an open-door policy and are ready to guide and mentor you along your way to graduation.


Adjunct and Artistic Staff

  • Justen Blackstone, Voice Instructor
  • Jarrett Brown, Radio Instructor
  • Deborah Burrows, Fine Arts Instructor
  • Alyce Daubenspeck, Voice Instructor
  • Janellen Farmer, Voice Instructor
  • Jill Fitzgerald, Dance Instructor
  • Frank Flandorffer, Guitar Instructor
  • Lisa Gottlieb, Dance Instructor
  • Jack Lerch, Photography Instructor
  • Louis Lanza, Voice Instructor
  • Erin Martin, Voice Instructor
  • Jeff McDonnell, Piano Instructor
  • Tom Minucci, Technical Director and Scenic Shop Foreman
  • William Neal, Sound Designer & Supervisor
  • Rebecca Pieper-Bohun, Voice Instructor
  • Rebecca Righi, Director of Recruitment
  • Keith Strunk, Theatre Instructor

Administrative Staff

  • Amy Diehl, Administrative Assistant & Business Manager
  • Roseann Damico Schatkowski, Director of Marketing/PR
  • Kyle Schumaker, Box Office Manager
  • Zach Weidner, Associate Box Office Manager


Contact Us

Division of Performing Arts
Labuda Center for Performing Arts