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Roxanne T. Amico
Department of Performing Arts
610-437-4471 ext. 3619


Roxanne Amico

Roxanne T. Amico

B.A., Heidelberg University
M.F.A., Northwestern University
Tompkins College Center 332



B.A. in Theatre and English, Heidelberg University
M.F.A. in Stage Design, Northwestern University

Career Highlights

Roxanne Amico is the chair of performing arts . Roxanne has been the stage designer for over 150 productions with hundreds of original designs in the areas of scenery, costumes and lighting. Her original play OP-ED will be performed at Cedar Crest in fall of 2017. Serving as the chair of performing arts for many years, Roxanne has also served as the dean of faculty, dean of academic services and acting provost. She also co-chaired the development of the Freshman Year Experience, a program to help first-year students get involved on campus.

Roxanne teaches theatre history, costume design, lighting design, set design, history of fashion, and in the college Honors Program..

Memberships & Awards

Roxanne is a member of the United Scenic Artist Local 829 and United States Institute of Theater Technology.

Why Cedar Crest College

"The transformation of students from freshman year to senior year is practically breathtaking. Every day I think about the amazing students whom I have known and am grateful for the opportunity to be someone who was an important influence on their lives and I reflect on how they have also transformed my life."


Kevin Gallagher

Kevin Gallagher

Associate Professor/Technical Director
B.A., DeSales University
M.F.A., University of Connecticut
Tompkins College Center 334



B.A. in Design/Technical Theatre, DeSales University
M.F.A. in Technical Direction, University of Connecticut

Career Highlights

Kevin Gallagher is an associate professor and the technical director at Cedar Crest. In addition to Cedar Crest, Kevin has taught technical direction, production and stage management at Emerson College and Ramapo College

Kevin worked as a technical director and production manager for theatres across the country including Stage Repertoire Theatre in Houston, Texas, American Stage Festival in Nashua, N.H., Connecticut Repertoire Theatre in Storres, Conn. and The Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Va.

Memberships & Awards

Kevin is a member of the United States Institute of Theater Technology

Why Cedar Crest College

"The students keep me here. They are intelligent, eager and they are ready and willing to do what is necessary to succeed. We have a great group and it is a pleasure to see them every day."


Brian Strachan

Costume Coordinator
B.A., Point Park College
B.A., The University of Maine in Orono
M.F.A., Temple University
Tompkins College Center-Costume Shop
Ext. 4460

Celina Danish

Program Coordinator
Tompkins College Center 328
Ext. 3666


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