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. Visiti my webpage at www.henrymaccarthy.com

Teaching Areas

  • Acting
  • Performance History
  • 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

Current

CUR-240 (Theatre Arts), T/D-106 (Beginning Acting), T/D-244 (ST:Shakespeare Perf), T/D-270 (Intermediate Studies in Performance: Creative Research), T/D-370 (Advanced Studies in Performance: Creative Research), and T/D-398 (Theatre Honors Project)

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
T/D-110Performance Practicum372012/FA, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, and 2007/FA
T/D-115Assistant Stage Manager262011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA
T/D-370Advanced Studies in Performance: Creative Research162013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, and 2009/SP
T/D-270Intermediate Studies in Performance: Creative Research132013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, and 2009/SP
T/D-215Stage Management122011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2008/JN, and 2007/FA
T/D-244Ireland Gaiety Acting112014/JN, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, and 2009/FA
T/D-106Beginning Acting112013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/SP, and 2007/FA
T/D-398Theatre Honors Project72013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, and 2010/FA
T/D-399Senior Project62011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2008/SP, and 2007/FA
T/D-265Performance: Americas32013/FA, 2011/FA, and 2009/FA
T/D-107January Production32013/JN, 2012/JN, and 2008/JN
FTS-100First Term Seminar32011/FA, 2010/FA, and 2008/FA
T/D-272Intermediate Creative Expression22013/JN and 2012/JN
T/D-130Western Theatre Hist22012/FA and 2008/FA
T/D-248Musical Theatre Workshop22011/SP and 2009/SP
T/D-199Arts and Performances in London22011/JN and 2010/JN
T/D-372Advanced Creative Expression12013/JN
T/D-247Beginning Directing12012/SP
T/D-246Intermediate Acting12008/SP
T/D-376Advanced Acting12008/SP
T/D-231World Theatre II12007/FA