Faculty and Staff




Starr Garrett is an Associate Professor with Campbellsville University and the Director of the Theater Program. She regularly teaches Acting, Directing and Stagecraft. Her directing credits include Red, Antigone, Hairspray, How to Succeed..., and All My Sons. Her design credits include Swing!, Hamlet, 9 to 5, and Fiddler on the Roof.  Starr holds a B.A. in Theater Arts at Palm Beach Atlantic University in Palm Beach, FL, a MA in Communication with emphasis in Acting and Directing for Theater from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA, and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Art from Goddard College in Plainfield, VT. She has been recognized for excellence in directing by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and has presented at the Southeastern Theater Conference.


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Nathan Allen is a graduate of the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and has dedicated a majority of his life to the Arts. A seasoned Musical Theatre performer and multi-dimensional performer and artist, Nathan enjoys singing, dancing, and acting on a professional, as well as personal level.

Nathan is currently working for the Campbellsville University Theatre Dept. and is a professional ballroom dancer and instructor. He has taught acting and dance at the University of Kentucky's Broadway Bound summer program, Ballet Winchester and for the Cincinnati School of Creative and Performing Arts Summer Intensives. He has spent several summers teaching and directing Shakespeare at the former Lexington Shakespeare Festival, as well as performing in multiple productions on the festival's main stage. He was the lead choreographer for the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games Opening Ceremony and has been a featured entertainer at a production of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. He is also the recipient of the best actor award for an international film festival, and helped choreograph musical reviews at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival. Nathan is currently teaching multiple forms of dance, acting and directing for the university.

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Staci Skiles Schaum wears many hats in the Theater Department and often serves as the Production Manager for the mainstage productions.  For three years Staci served as Associate Artistic Director of Sea Change Theater Company, which she co-founded with her husband Jason in Beverly, MA.  Staci holds a B.A. in Theatre from Belhaven University.  She has also worked with many regional theatres, including North Shore Music Theatre, Acacia Theatre Company, and Hedgerow Theatre.  Some of Staci’s favorite credits include portraying Gertrude in Hamlet, Makeup Design for Antigone, and properties for Interval. Soli Deo Gloria.

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