College of Visual and Performing Arts

Department of Theatre

The Department of Theatre is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

Beverly Redman, M.F.A., Ph.D.
Department Chair and Professor

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

phone 260-481-6551
fax 260-481-6707

office Williams Theatre
room WT128
hours Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm

IPFW Box Office

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Tricia GrafAssociate Faculty/Dance

Office: Williams Theatre, Room 124
Phone: 260-481-5769

Mrs. Tricia Graf has her BA in General Studies with a Minor in Dance from IPFW. She has over 30 years of dance training from various professional schools and studios. Mrs. Graf currently serves as the Artistic Director, and founder, of Studio 149, a non-for-profit Christian ballet school in Fort Wayne providing financial assistance and community outreach, while employing an internship program for student teachers. She has taught for numerous schools including the Ballet Conservatory of Lewisville, Texas, and has had the honor of teaching extensive summer workshops with master teachers from all over the world.  Mrs. Graf continues to choreograph, stage, and produce ballets such as Peter and the Wolf, and Peter Pan. She has also enjoyed many theatrical and musical theater roles such as Lady Macbeth and Sonia in Godspell. In addition, Mrs. Graf serves as a LTL at the University of Saint Francis.