Seth AndersenLab Technician, Isaacson School for Communication, Arts & Media
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2018-19 CMC Spring Valley & Glenwood Springs full-time Staff of the Year
A regular director in the theatre season, Sue’s directed plays include I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change; Tongue of a Bird; and Confession of Faith. Sue’s book Women and Comedy explores the social impact of women stand ups, and Trials and Errors, is a play made up of dialogues for English learners about the first year if life in the USA. Sue trained in theatre with an MFA (Brandeis University), a Ph.D. (CU Boulder) and an M.A. (University College, Dublin).
As a teacher and director of theatre at Colorado Rocky Mountain School, Kent Denver School, and Bozeman Senior High School, Sue launched many young people into theatre careers. The Association of Colorado Theatre honored her with the award of Theatre Teacher of the Year. In 2010 Sue was named Adjunct Teacher of the Year at CMC Roaring Fork campus. Sue teaches English in the CMC ESL program.
Wendy S. Moore has been involved in both education and theatre for over thirty-five years. With a B.S. in Speech and an M.A.-Type D in Educational Administration, Wendy enjoyed several decades in the classroom as an English and theatre teacher. In 1987 she moved from the classroom to administration. Wendy retired in 2005 as Principal of Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale.
Wendy has had a parallel career in professional and educational theatre beginning in the 1970’s. Highlights have included three years as the Resident Director of the Goldenrod Showboat in St. Louis, nine years as the Artistic Director of the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge, Artistic Director of the Villain’s Lair Dinner Theatre in Frisco and four years as President of the Colorado Community Theatre Coalition. Wendy has directed or acted in over 150 productions.
Awards have included Colorado Teacher of the Year (Special Recognition), Best Director seven times (CCTC), Best Director twice (AACT Region 7). In 1998, her production of The Complete Works of Wm. Shakespeare (abridged) was chosen to perform at in International Festival in Thun, Switzerland.
Recent credits include: Directing – The Exonerated, Man of LaMancha (OpenStage Theatre, Ft. Collins); Third, Lend Me a Tenor (Lake Dillon Theatre, Dillon), Tuesdays with Morrie, Bully! (Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge), Noises Off, The Laramie Project, Escanaba in da Moonlight, Cripple Inishmaan (Colorado Mountain College, Spring Valley), Wizard of Oz, Pippin (Aspen Community Theatre). Acting – Over the River and Through the Woods (Aida-Miners Alley, Golden), Steel Magnolias (Ouiser-Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge), Cabaret (Fraulein Schneider-Lake Dillon Theatre, Dillon)
Thomas Cochran is a graduate of The University of California at Berkeley (BA in Theater Arts) and Florida State University (MFA in Theatre Directing). Tom has been a faculty member at Colorado Mountain College for 27 years and director of CMC Theatre for 20 years before retiring from full-time work in 2007.
He has directed, acted and designed for educational, community and professional theaters in California, Florida and Colorado. He has was honored as CMC Faculty Member of the Year for 1990-91 and has received awards for acting and community service.
Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program
Kristin Carlson is a poet, playwright and essayist with recent work appearing in The Asheville Review, Shark Reef Literary Magazine and Writer’s Digest Magazine. She has recently completed her first novel, The Barn Keeper’s Son, represented by Sterling Lord Literistic.
Her plays have been selected for the Playwrights Showcase of the Western Region and performed in venues including: The Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, The Oracle Theatre in Chicago, The Tarkington Center in Carmel, IN, Thunder River Theatre in Carbondale, CO, the Black Box Theatre in Aspen, the New Space Theatre at Colorado Mountain College, and the Pease River Playhouse in Quanah, TX. Her short play, “The Interview,” was a semi-finalist in the Minnesota Shorts competition.
Carlson is a Phi Beta Kappa, Bronze Tablet graduate of the University of Illinois and holds a Master of Arts in Performance Studies from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is currently a teaching artist in residence for the state of Colorado and has served as a playwright in the schools with Julia Hansen’s Theatre Masters program.