Performance Faculty

Tim Raphael

Faculty Member Tim Rafael

Tim Raphael is Associate Professor of Theater and Director of the Center for Migration and the Global City. He has devised, directed and produced over fifty theatrical productions at venues that include The Kennedy Center, The Public Theater, Theater For A New Audience and New York Theater Workshop. He has also written extensively about the intersection of politics, popular culture and performance for a wide variety of journals, and in the book The President Electric: Ronald Reagan and the Politics of Performance. He holds a doctorate in Performance Studies from Northwestern University and has taught theater, performance studies, and American studies at Ursinus College, Dartmouth College, Wesleyan University, Georgetown University, and the Universidade Aberta in Lisbon, Portugal. He has won several awards for his teaching including The Rutgers Presidential Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. His current project, Newest Americans, is a multidisciplinary investigation of immigrant life that will “publish” its findings in numerous documentary and art media. Newest Americans is a collaboration between Rutgers University-Newark faculty and students, VII, a visual documentary collective representing two dozen of the world’s most accomplished photo-journalists and video-makers, and Talking Eyes Media, an award-winning documentary media production company.

[ Music ]Faculty Member Brian Harlow

Brian Harlow

Brian Preston Harlow serves as Director of the Rutgers University Chorus, Newark Campus, the Director of the Apprentice Chorus and…

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Michael Kerley

Michael Kerley is Associate Director of the Theatre Arts and Technology Division at NJIT.  He holds an MFA in Directing…

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Steve Perlmutter

Steve Perlmutter is an actor and acting instructor. He has performed at regional theatres throughout the country including Philadelphia’s famed…

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[ Performance ]Faculty Member, Michèle Raper Rittenhouse

Michèle Raper Rittenhouse

Michèle Raper Rittenhouse is the Director of the Division,Theatre Arts and Technology (THAT) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)….

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[ Performance ]Faculty Ian Watson

Ian Watson

Ian Watson is Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at Rutgers University-Newark. He…

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[ Performance ]Faculty member, LOUIS WELLS

Louis Wells

(NJIT) University Lecturer, Theatre Arts and Technology: B.F.A. Acting, University of Central Missouri; M.F.A. Directing, Mason Gross School of Arts,…

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