Summer 2022 Faculty

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Faith Morrison, Director of the Creative Pulse

Faith Morrison is a faculty member in the School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Montana and the director of the Creative Pulse Summer Graduate Program. She holds an MFA in Dance from the University of Oregon and a BA in Dance and Mathematics from the University of Montana. Prior to teaching at the University of Montana, Faith served as the Artistic Director of Dance at Willamette University. She has held positions as a Guest Artist and Instructor at Oberlin College, the University of Idaho, and Pacific Lutheran University. Faith has danced professionally throughout the Pacific Northwest and performed on stages internationally. Her choreographic research combines elements of site-specific dance and screendance to investigate the creation and conveyance of a kinesthetic experience of place. With interests ranging across several disciplines, she is passionate about the practice of interdisciplinary education and the creation of arts-integrated curricula.

Michael Musick, Ph.D.

Michael Musick is a sonic artist, interactive artist, composer, performer and improviser.  His current practice and research explores interactive music systems, creative improvisation, installation art, soundscape / acoustic-ecology, and interactive theory. As a performer, he uses a computer as his instrument to understand, process, amplify, and play with any sounds occurring within the performance space. Much of Michael’s work is part of his larger Sonic Spaces Project, which explores the creation of ecosystems of sound and music. This work, including performances, installations, recordings, and lectures, has been presented throughout the US and internationally. He is currently an Associate Professor of Media Arts.

H. Rafael Chacón, Ph.D.

Rafael Chacón is the Suzanne and Bruce Crocker Director of the Montana Museum of Art and Culture and Professor of Art History and Criticism.

Jillian Campana

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Dr. Jillian Campana is a Professor and Associate Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts and Education at The American University in Cairo, Egypt. She studied at California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and earned an interdisciplinary Ph.D. combining theatre, sociology, psychology and education. Her research and creative work look at drama and theatre as tools to build community, equality, and identity. She has developed several applied theater projects across the world, including programs for persons living with brain injuries (Sweden and the US) victims of sexual trafficking (India and the Philippines), and sexual harassment and assault (Egypt, UK, Brazil and the US). She has written and published numerous plays, journal articles and book chapters as well as three books: Acting Successful: using performance skills in everyday life (Cognella, 2015), Western Theatre in Global Contexts: directing and teaching culturally inclusive drama around the world (Routledge, 2020) and Msh Zanbek (AUC Press, 2022). She is the founder of Studio Three Theatre in India and the Cairo Writers Lab and divides her time between Cairo, Montana and Scotland.

Brooklyn Draper

Brooklyn Draper is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Montana. She received her MFA from the University of Utah in 2019 and in 2012 she received a Post-Graduate degree from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance in London, UK. While attending the University of Utah, she received a Certification as a Laban Movement Analyst through the Integrated Movement Studies program. Brooklyn has had the honor to teach, perform, and choreograph nationally and internationally.

Lulu Delphine

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Lulu Delphine spent her early years in motion, studying and performing dance technique, barefoot and connecting to the natural world, and playing any and all sports. Over time, this love for physicality and her heart guided her to a unique blend of dance improvisation, arts based and play based education, and embodiment tools. She explores these passions as a group facilitator, embodiment coach, touch therapist, educator and artist, by offering embodied experiences for social change, community engagement, authenticity and wellness. Lulu has facilitated programs in specialty trainings, universities, retreats, conferences, prisons, social service and arts organizations, elder homes, and schools through her business bodyBLOOM, and with non-profits, Turning the Wheel and SPARK Arts Learning. She holds a Master of Education and is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Yoga Teacher, Arts Integration Educator, Certified Conscious Body Coach, Body Now Facilitator, student of biofield healing and all things fiber arts. Lulu’s longest running love affair, besides dance, is with the medium of photography.

Julia Galloway

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Julia Galloway is a potter with an active studio practice and a professor of ceramics at the University of Montana, Missoula. She has exhibited across the United States, Canada, and Asia and her work is in more than twenty-five museum collections. Recently she was awarded a United States Artist Grant and named a Distinguished Scholar at the University of Montana. Julia has a keen dedication to education, in addition to being a college professor she oversees three art service-based websites and teaches workshops and lectures monthly. Julia is working on a large-scale project to develop awareness and education about endangered species. Her upcoming exhibition feature 1400s handmade ceramic urns, one for each endangered or threatened species in the continental United States

Steven Krutek

Steven Krutek studied art at Colorado College, the University of Montana (MFA), SALT Institute for Documentary Field Studies, and with photographer Stuart Klipper. He teaches drawing, two-dimensional foundations, photography courses, painting courses, art history courses, and art education courses at the University of Montana.  He has also taught elementary and secondary students in various capacities since 1997.  He has exhibited work throughout the Inland Northwest and internationally.  His work has also recently been published on the cover of The Sun Magazine. When he isn’t teaching, making art, or spending time with his family, Steven performs Balinese music with the Missoula-based community gamelan, Manik Harum.

Teresa Waldorf

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Teresa Waldorf recently retired from the University of Montana and has never been better at anything in her life. She can be found outside paddle boarding, hiking, biking, sledding or cross-country skiing, when not in a local school as a SPARK Artist. Formerly the Educational Outreach Coordinator for the Montana Repertory Theatre and an adjunct instructor and publicity coordinator for the UM School of Theatre & Dance, Teresa enjoyed teaching education majors to use Creative Drama to teach any subject. Teresa received her MFA from UM in 1991 in Acting/Directing and has taught numerous classes over the years for Creative Pulse including Random Acts of Singing, Finding the Funny, and Early Morning Warm Ups to Knock Your Socks Off. Teresa can’t wait to once again produce, direct, and act in local productions, doing stand-up and sketch comedy with her comedy partner Rosie Ayers.

Justin Lewis

Justin Lewis is a multi-media digital artist, web developer, and online course instructional designer. He holds an M.F.A. in Media Arts with a focus on Integrated Digital Media. His current focus is in developing online digital art programs for youth, filmmaking, animation, and sound design.

Marc Moss

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Tell Us Something Executive Director Marc Moss was professionally trained as an English educator and was certified in 1995 to teach English 7-12 in the state of Ohio. Marc settled in Missoula in 2003 by way of Yellowstone National Park where he was a park ranger for 7 seasons. Marc has been cultivating personal storytelling in Missoula since 2011 with the popular storytelling program Tell Us Something. He brings his expertise in storytelling to recruiting storytellers and to the story coaching workshops that he requires of each storyteller before each Tell Us Something event. Marc has been a teaching artist in the Spark program in Missoula since 2017. In the spring/summer of 2020, Marc participated in the Artists in Education Course: Designing Residencies for Students presented by Focus 5, Inc. Marc successfully worked with Maribeth Rothwell to team-teach storytelling in the classroom to the students of Creative Pulse in the summer of 2020 during an intense week of online learning.

Steve Kalling

Steve Kalling has an MFA in Creative Writing and is a practicing Musician. He has a diverse classroom teaching background spanning the K-12 environments along with extensive time in post-secondary settings in English, Education and Fine Arts. He spends summers on a fire tower in the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness area and winters guiding interactive independent writing projects for C.P. graduate students.