Henry MacCarthy

Faculty

Associate Professor in Theatre and Dance and LALACS

Henry MacCarthy joined the Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College in 2007. He completed undergraduate studies in performance at the National School for the Performing Arts in Caracas, Venezuela. After working several years as an actor he returned to the U.S. to attend Indiana University’s graduate program in opera directing. He has been part of the directing staff of several companies including Houston Grand Opera, Baltimore Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Opera North, and most recently Opera Omaha, where he directed a new production of Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel." Other professional engagements include the Latin American premiere of "Sweeney Todd" in Caracas, Venezuela and the premiere in Minnesota of Stephen Dolginoff's musical "Thrill Me: the Story of Leopold & Loeb" at the Lowry Lab in St. Paul. In addition to Gustavus he has directed  college productions at Johns Hopkins University and Ohio University, where he obtained a Ph.D. in theatre and music. He was visiting Professor at Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan during fall 2014, where he taught Physical Theatre.

Visiti my webpage at www.henrymaccarthy.com

Teaching Areas

  • Acting
  • Musical Theatre
  • Physical Theatre

Education

Escuela Nacional de Artes Escénicas César Rengifo (Caracas, Venezuela); M.S.(Stage Direction) Indiana University; Ph.D. Ohio University


Courses Taught

T/D-118 (Dramaturgy Practicum), T/D-218 (Dramaturgy Practicum), T/D-244 (ST:Devising Perf), T/D-270 (Intermediate Studies in Performance: Creative Research), T/D-370 (Advanced Studies in Performance: Creative Research), and T/D-398 (T/D Honors Project)

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
T/D-110 Performance Practicum 54 2018/SP, 2016/FA, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, and 2007/FA
T/D-370 Advanced Studies in Performance: Creative Research 28 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, and 2009/SP
T/D-115 Assistant Stage Manager 26 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA
T/D-270 Intermediate Studies in Performance: Creative Research 22 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, and 2009/SP
T/D-106 Beginning Acting 18 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/SP, and 2007/FA
T/D-244 Special Topic: Physical Theatre 18 2017/FA, 2014/SP, 2014/JN, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, and 2009/FA
T/D-398 T/D Honors Project 15 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, and 2010/FA
T/D-215 Stage Management 12 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2008/JN, and 2007/FA
T/D-118 Dramaturgy Practicum 6 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2016/FA, 2015/FA, and 2015/SP
T/D-399 Senior Project 6 2011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2008/SP, and 2007/FA
T/D-265 Performance: Americas 5 2017/FA, 2015/FA, 2013/FA, 2011/FA, and 2009/FA
T/D-107 January Production 5 2017/JN, 2016/JN, 2013/JN, 2012/JN, and 2008/JN
T/D-344 ST:Contemp Perform 4 2018/SP and 2016/SP
T/D-218 Dramaturgy Practicum 4 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2016/FA, and 2015/FA
T/D-272 Intermediate Creative Expression 4 2017/JN, 2016/JN, 2013/JN, and 2012/JN
FTS-100 FTS:Performance 4 2016/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, and 2008/FA
T/D-199 Arts and Performances in London 3 2018/JN, 2011/JN, and 2010/JN
T/D-372 Advanced Creative Expression 3 2017/JN, 2016/JN, and 2013/JN
T/D-206 Intermed Acting 2 2017/SP and 2015/SP
T/D-130 Western Theatre Hist 2 2012/FA and 2008/FA
T/D-248 Musical Theatre Workshop 2 2011/SP and 2009/SP
CUR-240 Theatre Arts 1 2014/SP
T/D-247 Beginning Directing 1 2012/SP
T/D-246 Intermediate Acting 1 2008/SP
T/D-376 Advanced Acting 1 2008/SP
T/D-231 World Theatre II 1 2007/FA