Our current faculty is comprised of accomplished experts, who are artists, performers and teachers, all committed to providing an exceptional educational experience for our students and to helping each and every learner reach their highest potential.


Paul Steger, Dean


As Dean, Paul Steger provides exposure to the visual arts, theatre, music and dance departments for students, faculty and staff. Personally, he has many years of experience worldwide, performing, speaking and directing, and is an expert at choreographing violence and fight scenes in stage productions. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre: Acting and Directing from St. Louis University and an MFA in Directing from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. He is a member of the National Theatre Conference board of trustees.

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