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CyFair Drama Faculty and Staff


Division 6:  Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Main Office: TECH 123
Front Desk: 281.290.5273
Fax: 281.290.5280

The Drama Department is supported by the following staff members:
Dean Instruction
Phone: 281.290.5215
Office: TECH 123-D
Cristina Barron
Division Operations Manager
Phone: 281.290.3956
Office:  TECH 123-C
Fine Arts Coordinator
Phone: 281.290.3987
Office: TECH 123-B
Angie Thomas
Division Operations Specialist
Phone:  281.290.3514
Office:  TECH 123
Staff Assistant
Phone:  832.482.1045
Office:  TECH 123
Isaac Cantu
Administrative Specialist
Phone: 281.290.5273
Office:  TECH 123
The Drama Department is led by the following faculty/staff:
 JOSEPH URICK, Lead Faculty, Acting, Voice for the Stage, Make-Up, Theatre Appreciation, Film Appreciation, Stage Movement, Script Analysis, Theatre Practicum
Office:  ART 113T  |  281.290.3580  |  Joseph.Urick@LoneStar.edu
M.F.A. in Acting, University of Florida, 2013
B.A. in Acting/Directing, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, 2010
Joseph Urick is a classically trained actor from New York City. Joseph had been performed Off-Broadway for Frog & Peach’s Children’s Theatre Company, as well as nationally and internationally at such theatres as the ZACH Scott in Texas, Florida Shakespeare, the Hippodrome Theatre in Florida, as well as the Papagaou Theatre and Anagyius Theatre in Greece Joseph has won several awards from various regions, including an Alamo Theatre Arts Council Award for Outstanding Performance (Edgar Allan Poe, NEVERMORE; Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince, Into the Woods), and numerous Broadway World Awards (San Antonio: Best Actor in a Play [Marquis de Sade, Quills], Best Actor in a Musical [Edgar, NEVERMORE]; Austin: Best Actor in a Tour [Jamie, Last 5 Years], Best Actor in a Musical [Emcee, Cabaret]; Miami: Best Actor in a Musical [Zoser, AIDA]). Joseph holds an MFA in Acting from the University of Florida, is a proud member of Actor’s Equity, and is an Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors.

ben masonBENJAMIN MASON, Technical Director, Intro to Design, Stagecraft
M.F.A. in Theatrical Scenic Design, University of Alabama, 2005
B.A. in Theatre Arts/English, Hendrix College, 2002
Benjamin Mason studied Theatre and English at Hendrix College and earned a MFA in Theatrical Scenic Design from the University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa. As part of his MFA program, he served a year-long internship at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, working as carpenter and (sometimes) assisting the technical director.  He has created the scenic designs for over 50 productions, and assisted in or led the construction of more than 70 shows, during his career.  He wishes to thank his family for their love and support; Elaine, Joseph, and William.  Some of his favorite designs include:  The Mikado, The Glass Menagerie, The Liar, and Into the Woods.
The Drama Department is further supported through a network of award-winning artists and instructors:
DEBORAH ANDERSON, Intro to Costume Design, Theatre Appreciation
M.F.A. in Theatre, University of Houston, 2004
B.F.A. in Theatre, Southwest Texas State University, 1994
Deborah L. Anderson is a Costume Designer and Actor.  She has experience teaching Theatre Appreciation, Acting, Costume, Wig Design and Stage Make-up.  Recent performance credits include Happy Hour for Lanfour Productions as well as performing here in …and Miss Reardon drinks A little.  Other performance credits include True West, Trojan Women, Titus Andronicus, and The Mikado.  As a local Costume Designer she has designed costumes for Main Street Theater; Houston Shakespeare Festival; Unity TheatreChildren’s Theatre Festival of Houston; Lone Star CyFair; and Houston Community College Southwest.  In addition to design, she has worked constructing costumes at several regional theatres including Utah Shakespeare Festival, Houston Shakespeare Festival, Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Indiana Repertory Theatre.

RobertHROBERT HURLBURT, Theatre Appreciation, Dual Enrollment
M.A. in Theatre Production, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1995
B.F.A. in Acting/Directing, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1993
Robert Hurlburt received his Master of Arts in Theatre Production from Stephen F. Austin State University.  He currently teaches Introduction to Theatre at Lone Star College, Cy-Fair, and studies with Philip Lehl at the Kim Tobin Acting Studio.  He is active in local theatre, most recently assistant directing LSC Cy-Fair's Biloxi Blues and acting in Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center's Twelfth Night.  He previously taught Theatre at La Marque High School and Dialects for Actors at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

CAROL WORSNOP, Acting, Theatre Appreciation, Film Appreciation

M.F.A. in Theatre, University of Houston, 2005
B.A. in Theatre, University of Houston, 1999

Carol Worsnop is originally from London, England where she first experienced theatre as a young child.   She studied theatre throughout her secondary education and it was natural to her to continue her passion at university.   She holds a BA in Theatre and an MFA in Theatre from the University of Houston.  As part of her training there she studied with Edward Albee, Sir Peter Hall and Jose Quintero as well as her mentor Dr. Sidney Berger.  For several years she assisted Mr. Albee as the producer of the Edward Albee New Playwrights Workshop at UH, and also directed several of the plays.

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