Department of Theatre and Film

Theatre and Film Faculty and Staff

department chair

Edmund Lingan, PHD (bio) (CV) B.F.A., Texas State University; Ph.D., City University of New York.
Chair and Professor, Theatre Studies/Directing
Ph: 419.530.2855 | Office: PA 1030A 


Charlene Gilbert, MFA (bio) B.A., Yale University, M.F.A., Temple University
Professor of Film, Dean of College of Arts and Letters
Ph: 419.530.2413 | Office: UH 3180

Holly Hey, MFA (bio) (CV) B.F.A., Ohio University; M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Professor of Film
Ph: 419.530.4546 | Office: PA 1041

Quincy Joyner, MFA (bio) (CV) B.A., Columbia College Chicago; M.F.A. Vermont College of Fine Arts
Assistant Lecturer, Film
Ph: 419.530.4922 | Office: PA 2053
Email: Quincy.Joyner@UToledo.Edu

Tammy Kinsey, MFA (bio) (CV) B.A., Virginia Tech; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University.
Professor of Film
Ph: 419.530.2390 | Office: PA 2050 

Matt Yockey, PHD (bio) (CV) B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Indiana University.
Associate Professor of Film, Head of Film
Ph: 419.530.4922 | Office: PA 2053 

theatre FACULTY

Matt Foss, PhD Theatre (bio) (CV) MFA Acting, Roosevelt University, Chicago; PhD Theatre, Wayne State University.
Assistant Professor, Theatre
Ph: 419.530.2254 | Office: PA 2055
Email: Matthew.Foss@UToledo.Edu

Holly Monsos, MFA (bio) (CV) B.A., Michigan State University; M.F.A., University of Montana.
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters, Professor of Theatre
Ph: 419.530.2206 | Office: UH 3160  

Kelly McBane, MFA (bio) (CV) B.A., Slippery Rock University, M.F.A., Ohio University.
Lecturer, Costume Technology, Theatre
Ph: 419.530.4318 (shop) or 419.530.5083 (office) | Office: PA 2057,  Costume Shop PA1045

Christopher Montpetit, MFA (bio) (CV) B.A., Niagara University; M.F.A., Columbia University.
Lecturer in Theatre Management, Theatre
Ph: 419.530.4776 | Office: PA 1030D

Stephen Sakowski, MFA (bio) (CV) B.F.A., Otterbein College; M.F.A., University of California San Diego.
Assistant Professor of Lighting Design
Ph: 419.530.2688 | Office: PA 2061

Daniel Thobias, MFA (bio) (CV) B.F.A., University of California, Berkley; M.F.A., North Carolina School of Arts.
Associate Professor, Set & Costume Design
Ph: 419.530.2460 or 4318 | Office: PA 2048

Nathaniel White, MFA (bio) (CV) M.F.A., University of Alabama, B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney.
Technical Director, Assistant Lecturer
Ph: 419.530.4557 | Office: PA 1042A

Emeritus FACULTY

Jim Hill (bio) B.A., M.A., Adams State College; M.F.A., University of Arizona.
Emeritus Professor of Theatre 
Ph: 419.824.8341 | Email:

Elaine Valois B.A., Bowling Green State University; Certificate, Sorbonne University of Paris; M.A., Bowling Green State University.
Emerita Professor of Dance
Ph: Contact Department Office 419.530.2202 

Daniel J. Watermeier B.A., University of Tennessee; M.A., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Illinois.
Emeritus Professor of Theatre
Ph: 239.513.6991 | Email:

Chuck Williams (bio) B.A., Texas Christian University; M.A., Stanford University.
Emeritus Professor of Theatre
Ph: Contact Department Office 419.530.2202 


Lauri VanWormer 
Ph: 419.530.5063 | Office: PA 1030

Angela Riddel (bio)
Promotions Specialist, SVPA
Ph: 419.530.2452 | Office: PA 1002A

Film Equipment Room
Ph: 419.530.4548 | Office: PA 1037 

Last Updated: 11/9/19