• Meet the Theatre Arts Faculty & Staff

Theatre Arts

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  • Meet the Faculty & Staff

  • Carriere, Patrick
    Faculty
    School of Performing Arts

    Office: CA 116C
    Phone: 218.477.4616
    Email: patrick.carriere@mnstate.edu

    Patrick’s studies of performance have taken him (among other places) to Japan, Russia, Stratford-upon-Avon (England), Greece and Cyprus. He has worked in over forty productions, and in five different languages (Japanese, Russian, Greek, Ojibwe and English). He has taught at the University of Kansas, Haskell Indian Nations University and Bemidji State University. Patrick is member of the Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA), and he is currently pursuing teaching certification in the technique. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in Theater History, and a BA and BS from Bemidji State University, in Theatre (with a Theatre Production minor) and Education with degrees in General Science and Life Science.

  • Ellingson, Craig
    Faculty
    School of Performing Arts

    Office: CA 116A
    Phone: 218.477.4617
    Email: craig.ellingson@mnstate.edu

    Craig A. Ellingson is the Director of Theatre Arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead where he teaches in the area of acting, directing, musical theatre, movement and dance. During his recent sabbatical he finished the Professional Training Program, a year-long study, with The Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre. He holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre Performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a M.F.A. in Theatre Directing from Minnesota State University Mankato.

  • Greenwell, Ricky
    Faculty
    School of Performing Arts

    Office: CA 116F
    Phone: 218.477.5038
    Email: ricky.greenwell@mnstate.edu

    Ricky Greenwell is proud to serve as the Head of Design and Technology and Resident Costume Designer For Minnesota State University Moorhead. He holds an MFA from Wayne State University in Costume Design and Technology. He received a BS from Eastern Michigan University. He is a licensed cosmetologist and holds a make-up certification from Joe Blasco School of Make-up. Ricky is active member of USITT.

  • Evert-Karnes, Elizabeth
    Managing Director for the Center for the Arts
    College of Arts, Media, and Communication

    Office: CA 156A
    Phone: 218.477.2267
    Email: evertel@mnstate.edu


  • Stenger, James
    Technical Director
    College of Arts, Media, and Communication

    Office: CA 176A
    Phone: 218.477.4620
    Email: stengerja@mnstate.edu