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Meet the Professors

Craig Rich
Instructor, Theatre

Specialties: Directing, acting, multi-cultural theatre and Shakespeare.

Teaching full time at CLC since: 2004; previously taught at the University of Utah, where he worked as an adjunct assistant professor. He has worked for Salt Lake Shakespeare, Salt Lake Acting Company, Utah Symphony & Opera, Plan-B Theatre, DANCE Cleveland, Cleveland Public Theatre, Western Illinois University and The Working Theatre. He has directed more than 60 stage productions, including “Sweeney Todd,” “Twelfth Night” and “Young Frankenstein” for CLC since 2004. As artistic director of Salt Lake Shakespeare, he directed “Hamlet,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “Julius Caesar” and “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).” In 2014, he performed in a staged reading of the new play “Courting Bertha” at Madison Street Theatre in Oak Park, Ill.

Education: B.A., Case Western Reserve University; M.F.A., University of Utah.

Tracie Folger
Instructor, Theatre

Specialties: Technical Theatre, Scene Design, Lighting Design, Costume Design, Scene Painting, General Theatre.

Teaching full time at CLC since: 2018; previously taught at the Bethany College, where she worked as an associate professor of Design and Director of Technical Theatre. Before that, she was an assistant professor of theatre at Gallaudet University. She has designed and worked for numerous theatres including the Playmakers Theatre/UNC Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC), The Washington Stage Guild (Washington, DC), Peach State Summer Theatre (Valdosta State University), Woolly Mammoth Theatre (Washington, DC) African American Continuum Theatre (Washington, DC) and First Folio Theatre (Clarendon Heights, IL). At CLC she has scene designed several productions including “The Addams Family”, “Oedipus”, “Doll’s House” and “She Kills Monsters”. While in Washington, DC she worked on special events through I.A.T.S.E local 22 including President George W Bush’s first inaugural ball. As a scenic artist, she has painted for CBS’s “Face the Nation”, “A Capitol Fourth” – the Fourth of July celebration at the U.S. Capitol, and for P.B.S.

Education: B.A., Knox College; M.F.A., The George Washington University.