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Kansas Wesleyan University
Karen Babcock Brassea

Karen Babcock Brassea

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts, Director & Choreographer

Department of Communication Studies & Theatre Arts, Department of Music

Degrees: B.F.A. (Musical Theatre Performance) Carnegie-Mellon University, M.F.A. (Directing) Rutgers University/Mason Gross School of the Arts

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (785) 833-4385

Campus Box Number: 45

Office: Fine Arts 126

KWU’s associate professor of Theatre and Dance, Karen Babcock Brassea, comes from New Jersey with her husband, Billy, a former professional dancer. She will be instrumental in teaching and coordinating the Music Theatre degree, in partnership with Salina Community Theatre. She brings years of performing experience, including shows on Broadway, national tours and regional stage productions. Her skills include stage direction, choreography and stage combat basics. She holds a B.F.A. in Drama (Musical Theatre performance) Cum Laude from Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA, and M.F.A. in Directing from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.