Karen Babcock Brassea

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Karen Babcock Brassea, Assistant Professor of Theatre
Faculty/Staff Title:  Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Director & Choreographer
Extension:  4385
Box:  45
Office:  Fine Arts 126
Office/Department:  Department of Communication Studies & Theatre Arts Department of Music
Degrees:  B.F.A. Carnegie-Mellon University M.F.A. Rutgers University/Mason Gross School of the Arts


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

KWU’s assistant 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.