Office: VPA 127A
Originally from Minneapolis, Eric has directed and acted professionally at many theatres across the country. As an actor, he has worked professionally on stage, in film, television commercials and radio. Professional stage credits include work at: the Minneapolis Centennial Showboat; Nebraska Rep.; the Shakespeare Festivals of Nebraska, Wisconsin, Virginia, and Illinois; off off Broadway; and upstate New York.
Office: VPA 127C
Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson comes to UIS via Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC, Austin, TX, and New York City, among other cities. In addition to teaching various theatre classes, Missy is also an actor and director. New York City credits include directing David Mamet’s The Frog Prince and Samuel Beckett’s Footfalls and Catastrophe, and playing the title role in See Jane Run, all at The Theatre Studio, Inc. While in New York, she also performed at The Looking Glass Theatre, West Bank Café Downstairs Theatre, and The Hamlet of Bank Street Theatre.
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Office: VPA 127B