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Faculty and Staff

Division Head, Department Chairs and Administrative Offices

Division of Theatre Arts, Production and Arts Administration (TAPAA)
Denton Yockey, Division Head
and Professor of Arts Administration
556-5803 CC 4730
Patti Hall, Administrative Secretary
556-5803 CC 4740
Sharon Stith, Financial Administrator 556-9439 CC 4750
Robin Guarino, Opera Department Chair   556-9540 DVAC 323
Aubrey Berg, Musical Theatre Chair   556-9451 CC 4764
Richard Hess, Acting Department Chair  556-9575 CC 4770
Jiang Qi, Dance Department Chair
CC 3723
Jean Hamilton, Director of Arts Administration
556-9522 CC 3812A
Michele Kay, Theatre Design & Production Chair   556-9440 CC 3700
Scene Shop   556-3709 CC 3480
Sound Design GA Office   556-9774 CC 1463

Complete TAPAA Faculty/Staff Directory

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Stirling S. Shelton

Title: Professor of Technical Direction
Office: 3480F Corbett Cntr Perform Arts
Tel: 513-556-3709

Prior to joining CCM, Stirling Shelton spent ten years as technical director with the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. He also has served as technical director at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, Music Theatre of Wichita, Missouri Repertory Theatre, East Carolina Summer Theatre and Pennsylvania Center Stage.

Among his numerous professional engagements, he served as production coordinator and lighting designer for Metropolitan Community College Playfest (Kansas City, Missouri), and as lighting designer for productions with Miami University, Johnson Community College, CCM and the University of Missouri–Kansas City. He also served as an adjunct professor at Penn State University.

Shelton has received a Cincinnati Enquirer Acclaim Award, two Cincinnati Entertainment Awards and a Florida Player of the Year award, among others.


  • BFA, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • MFA, University of Missouri-Kansas City.