Drama

Administration Staff

 

The Department of Drama's skilled administrative staff provides overall academic and communications support at both the undergraduate and graduate level, facilitate theatre promotion and management, assist in the promotion of student productions and events, and coordinate rehearsal space bookings.

 

Kathleen WEISS
Department of Drama's Chair/Artistic Director

 

Email: kathleen.weiss@ualberta.ca 

Telephone: Please arrange appointments through Liz Ludwig 780.492.2274.


Julie BROWN
Administrative Chair, Administration and Finance
Email: julie.brown@ualberta.ca
Telephone: 780.492.1082

Julie is responsible for managing the Department of Drama’s operating budget, endowments, research and other funds; supervising the administrative staff; overseeing all administrative functions such as theatre management and rentals, communications, fund development, and student recruitment, as well as policy development and long-term planning.

Liz LUDWIG
Graduate Advisor/Research Coordinator/Chair’s Executive Administrator


Email:
eludwig@ualberta.ca
Telephone: 780.492.2274

Liz provides advice and assistance to prospective and current graduate students, faculty, and staff on all aspects of the six graduate programs. She serves as a resource in the Department’s research areas. She also provides administrative support to the Chair. 
Connie GOLDEN
Undergraduate Advisor

Email: connie.golden@ualberta.ca
Telephone: 780.492.8710
 
Connie’s primary role is to assist and advise undergraduate students from application process through all program-related issues such as program choices, course requirements, and class registrations.  She works closely with the BFA Program Coordinators including arranging the BFA Acting audition tour, and acting as Advisor to the Scholarship Awards Committee. Additional duties include managing the department timetable, administrating e-grades and coordinating the instructor evaluation process. 
Helen BAGGALEY
Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

Email: helen.baggaley@ualberta.ca
Telephone: 780.492-2271
 
Helen is the first point of contact in the general office and can often be found juggling several tasks and conversations simultaneously. She is responsible for activities related to the coordination of room bookings for student project rehearsals during term, locker assignments, the rental of Fine Arts Building spaces to community members in spring and summer, web site administration, financial/payroll activities related to the Department of Drama, Studio Theatre, and the Timms Centre for the Arts, and administrative office management. 

 
David PRESTLEY
Theatre Administrator/Timms Centre for the Arts Events Coordinator

Email: david.prestley@ualberta.ca
Telephone: 780.492.2273

As the Timms Events Coordinator, David contracts and organizes all campus, community and corporate facility functions and theatre rentals in the Timms Centre for the Arts. In his role as Studio Theatre Administrator, he contracts and organizes travel and accommodation for visiting guest artists, and coordinates and secures rights and royalties on the Department and Studio Theatre Productions.

Jonathan DURYNEK
Box Office Coordinator

Email: jdurynek@ualberta.ca
Telephone: 780.492.6337

Jonathan oversees the Studio Theatre Box Office and its staff and volunteers, assists with event planning and execution in the Timms Centre for the Arts. An alumnus of the Department of Drama, Jonathan assists in a variety of other capacities for both the Drama office and Studio Theatre. 

Julie BROWN
Administrative Chair, Administration and Finance
 

Julie BROWN
Administrative Chair, Administration and Finance
 

Julie BROWN
Administrative Chair, Administration and Finance