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DEPARTMENT CONTACTS AND INFORMATION

NOTE: Department of Performance, Play & Design / Theater Arts Academic Advising and other PPD administrative staff are working hybrid in-person/remote schedules. To meet in-person with administrative staff, please schedule an appointment. For undergraduate advising appointments, please use Navigate Slug Success. For other appointments, please use email (addresses below).

DEPARTMENT OF PERFORMANCE, PLAY & DESIGN

MAIN OFFICE

General: theater@ucsc.edu
Theater Arts Center, J Building, Room J106
(831) 459-2974 

MAILING ADDRESS
Theater Arts Center
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

DIRECTIONS/MAP
Click here for directions and parking information.

ADVISING

Moon Rinaldo Theater Arts Graduate & Undergraduate Advisor
(831) 459-2974
In-person appointments (in the department office), as well as Zoom, and phone appointments, are available between 9:30 am and 2:00 pm, Monday–Friday. Zoom, and phone appointments are available between 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.
Click here for the Advising page.
Graduate Program Information & Advising: theatergradprogram@ucsc.edu
Undergraduate Program Information & Advising: theater-ugradadv@ucsc.edu
Current undergraduates: to make an advising appointment, please use Navigate Slug Success

FACULTY 

• Theater Arts Ladder Faculty bios may be found here.
• Theater Arts Lecturer bios may be found here.

STAFF

Brent Foland Costume Shop Manager
(831) 459-4351, bafoland@ucsc.edu

David Glover Department Manager
(831) 459-4784, dlglover@ucsc.edu

Christopher Hackett Technical Director/Scene Shop Foreman
(831) 459-4096, chackett@ucsc.edu

Eric Mack Equipment Coordinator
(831) 459-3766, techie@ucsc.edu

D Stone Production Manager
(831) 459-2147, dparr@ucsc.edu

Jenna Phillips Costume Shop
(831) 459-4351, jelephil@ucsc.edu

Moon Rinaldo Graduate & Undergraduate Student Adviser
(831) 459-2974, theater-ugradadv@ucsc.edumoonr@ucsc.edu
• Current undergraduates: to make an advising appointment, log into Slug Success here

Joe Weiss Technical Operations Director
(831) 459-4078, jeweiss@ucsc.edu

STUDENT PRODUCTION OFFICE (SPO)
(831) 459-5310

ARTS DIVISION EVENTS OFFICE (D120 Porter College)

Jessica Abramson Events Manager
(831) 459-2787, jessica.abramson@ucsc.edu

Sabrina Eastwood Promotions Manager
(831) 459-4731, sab@ucsc.edu

THEATER ARTS CENTER RENTALS

Theater Arts Center Rentals offers various venues, including the Mainstage, Second Stage, eXperimental Theater and Barn Theater for performances and camps. Classrooms, studios, and offices are also available for conferences, seminars, workshops, and retreats. 

Please visit the website, tac-rentals.com, or email tac-rentals@ucsc.edu for more information.