Micah Maatman

Faculty and Administrator

Associate Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities in Provost's Office and Theatre and Dance, and Associate Professor in Theatre and Dance

I have worked at Gustavus since 2007 primairly teaching in the areas of performance design and arts management.  In 2016 I stepped into my current role as Dean of Arts and Humanities.  I received my B.A. in Theatre from Hope College and hold an M.F.A. in Theatrical Design with emphasis in Scenic Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

I love exploring how we express ourselves visually, and enjoy thinking though and talking about the meanings of visual expression with students.  I teach a wide range of courses including Beginning Experiments in Design, Scenery: Craft and Design, Theatrical Media and Design Technology, and Arts Management, and Stage Management. I am exceptionally proud of the work I do with students preparing them to enter the professional word of theatre by helping them prepare resumes, portfolios, and DVDs of their performances. I love working with young performance professionals and take great satisfaction from helping young artists connect to, explore, and think creatively about the spaces that surround us.

When not in Anderson Theatre, I enjoy woodworking and woodcarving, spending time with my kiddos Emilia and Eleanor, and watching da Bears on Sundays.

Visit my website at here.

Education

B.A. Hope College; M.F.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Courses Taught

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
T/D-370 Advanced Studies in Performance: Creative Research 23 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, and 2009/SP
T/D-215 Stage Management 18 2016/SP, 2016/JN, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2015/JN, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2013/JN, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, and 2012/JN
T/D-270 Intermediate Studies in Performance: Creative Research 17 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, and 2009/SP
T/D-115 Assistant Stage Manager 14 2016/SP, 2016/JN, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2015/JN, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/SP, 2013/JN, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, and 2012/JN
T/D-398 T/D Honors Project 12 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/SP, 2012/SP, and 2011/SP
T/D-390 Advanced Studies in Performance: Reflection, Documentation, and Presentation 10 2018/SP, 2017/SP, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, 2014/SP, 2013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, and 2009/SP
T/D-103 Experiments in Design 10 2016/FA, 2015/FA, 2014/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, 2008/FA, and 2007/FA
T/D-260 Arts Management 5 2016/SP, 2014/SP, 2012/SP, 2010/SP, and 2008/SP
T/D-399 Senior Project 5 2011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, and 2007/FA
T/D-229 Scenery: Craft and Design 4 2015/SP, 2013/SP, 2011/SP, and 2009/SP
FTS-100 FTS:Design Cultrl Space 4 2014/FA, 2012/FA, 2010/FA, and 2008/FA
T/D-244 ST:Scenic Painting 3 2013/SP, 2010/SP, and 2009/FA
T/D-241 Theatrical Media and Design Technology 2 2011/SP and 2009/SP
T/D-217 Arts Entrepreneurship 1 2016/JN
T/D-344 Special Topic: Design Colloquium 1 2014/SP
T/D-272 Intermediate Creative Expression 1 2013/JN
T/D-372 Advanced Creative Expression 1 2012/JN
T/D-221 Light and Sound: Craft and Design 1 2008/SP
T/D-211 Scenery/Props Practicum 1 2008/JN
T/D-101 Theatre Appreciation 1 2007/FA
T/D-373 Advanced Design and Stagecraft 1 2007/FA