Mr. Joe Atkinson
Room 212 B, Hyde Hall
Mr. Stephen Boulmetis, BFA, MFA
Lighting Design / Associate Professor
Room 103, Shanklin Theatre
Mr. Boulmetis joined the UE Theatre faculty in 2010, bringing with him a wealth of experience in lighting design for television, fashion shows, cruise lines, theme parks, corporate events, and various architectural projects. His Broadway credits include Associate Lighting Designer for The Drowsy Chaperone, Assistant Lighting Designer for Ring of Fire, Whoopi, Old Acquaintance, Butley, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, and Prymate. He has worked at regional theatres such as Utah Shakespeare Festival, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Huntington Theatre Company, South Coast Repertory, American Repertory Theatre, and Westport Country Playhouse.
Mr. Boulmetis received a BFA from the University of Cincinnati–College Conservatory of Music, an MFA from Boston University, and is a member United Scenic Artists–Local 829.
Mrs. Stephanie Frasier
Professor of Art
Room 202, Krannert Hall of Art and Music
While a student at UE, Professor Frasier interned at an agency that offered her a full-time position. Upon graduation, she worked her way through several advertising agencies up to the level of Senior Art Director. During her agency employment she worked on national and international accounts such as Microsoft, Motorola, Mead Johnson/Bristol Myers, Kimball International, Papa Johns, and many others. Her work has won numerous awards including a prestigious Addy Certificate of Excellence before returning to UE in 2001 to teach.
As a Visual Communication Design Educator, Professor Frasier has over 29 years of graphic design industry experience (agency and freelance) as a designer, photographer, artist and illustrator. She teaches undergraduate design students by engaging them in an environment focusing on real-world problems that encourage effective, creative and innovative solutions. In 2017 she received the Dean's Teaching Award.
As an artist, Professor Frasier is an award-winning photographer and illustrator who manipulates her images in various computer programs. She also experiments with a variety of printing methods. Her work is included in many juried exhibitions and private collections. Some of her recognitions include “Best of Show” 2010 Olive Tree Arts Exhibition and “1st Place Photography” 2011 Inspired Women in Art Southwestern Indiana Arts Council Exhibition. She also remains very active professionally through her freelance design business, where she produces work mostly for non-profit organizations.
Charles du Preez, DMA
1 Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Room 130, Krannert Hall of Art and Music
Dr. Timothy Zifer, DMA
Professor of Music
Room 144, Krannert Hall of Art and Music
Music Management Jazz Studies Trumpet