Margaret Lally, associate professor in the Department of Theatre
Lally holds a M.F.A. from the University of Michigan and B.F.A. from Adelphi University. Her directing credits include Generation T by Pia Wilson, War Through a Woman’s Eyes-Devised, and Naked Darrow, among others. In January 2009, she received the Kennedy Center Gold Medallion for teaching and service. She has been a speaker at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and presenter at the In Society for Disability Studies 25th Annual Conference.
Nicholas Petron, professor and chair of the Department of Theatre
Petron holds a degree in theatre from Kansas Wesleyan University and an M.A. in theatre from Adelphi University. He received his Equity card as the Prince in The King and I and followed that with 12 years of stage work. On film, he has worked with Al Pacino, John Cusack, Tim Matheson and Kate Capshaw. His commercial credits include: Ponderosa Steak House and Eagle Brand snacks to name a few. He is the voice of “Y”, “Up and Down” and “Pizza” for The Children’s Television Workshop and is a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. An “Ace” award winner for radio commercial direction, his stage directing credits include: Uncle Vanya, Holy Ghosts, The Rimers of Eldridge, Come Back to the 5 and Dime Jimmy Dean, Moonchildren, Steel Magnolias, suburbia, Uncommon Women and Others.