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Holly Caitlin McLeod

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Drama
Office location and address
156 Drama Bldg.
109 Culbreth Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

Caitlin McLeod serves as Associate Professor in Management for the Department of Drama, where she works with student stage managers to realize their personal and professional potential.  Caitlin holds an M.F.A. from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and is a member of Actor's Equity Association.

Before joining the faculty at the University of Virginia, Caitlin served as Professor of Stage Management at Loyola University New Orleans. Prior to her career in education, she worked as the Resident Stage Manager and Production Manager at Southern Rep Theatre, New Orleans’ only year-round professional theatre whose mission is to develop and produce new plays that reflect the diversity of the city.  Prior to joining Southern Rep, Caitlin stage-managed at the Public Theater in New York. Her credits with the Public include Caroline or Change, Henry V, New Works Now! and Radiant Baby. Other New York and New Orleans credits include Fortinbras, Therese Raquin, Arms and the Man, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Cookin' , Hot L Baltimore, The Goat, Intimate Apparel, Vulgar Soul, and Okra. One of her most cherished credits is serving as the Resident Stage Manager for the Charlottesville Ladies Arm Wrestlers.

Caitlin also serves as the Production Manager for the Department of Drama coordinating all the production needs for activities of the department as well as the facilitation of numerous special events, concerts, lectures, and symposia that occur in our facilities. Recurring and past events include the Virginia Film Festival, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, the Virginia Festival of the Book, and the Pilobolus Dance Company.

DRAM 2231: Production Lab: Run Crew
Credits: 1
Application of scenery and properties technology in laboratory production projects. Prerequisites DRAM 2010 and 2020.
DRAM 2559: New Course in Drama
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of drama.
DRAM 3652: Production Management
Credits: 3
This course will examine aspects of theatrical management including: production, stage, company, and house. Students will study current management principles and the application of those principles in practical management projects. Prerequisite: Instructor permission
DRAM 3653: Production Laboratory: Stage Management
Credits: 1–3
One credit is required; may be repeated up to four credits. Application of stage management skills to production and performance. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.