The Faculty of the PIMA program is comprised of members from the graduate TheaterMusicFilmTelevision & RadioArt and Computer and Information Science departments.

Helen E. Richardson

Program Co-Director

Co-Director of the MFA Program in Performance and Interactive Media Arts, Artistic Director, Professor, Theater Department, Brooklyn College.

André M. Zachery

Adjunct Lecturer

André M. Zachery is a Chicago bred and now Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist, scholar and technologist with a BFA from Ailey/Fordham University and MFA in Performance & Interactive Media Arts from CUNY/Brooklyn College.

Andrew Kircher

Adjunct Lecturer

Andrew Kircher is a CUNY teaching fellow with the Theatre department and adjunct lecturer for the Performance And Interactive Media Arts (PIMA) MFA program.

Ryan Holsopple

Adjunct Lecturer

Ryan Holsopple is a performer, programmer and designer who creates interactive hardware and software for live performance.

David Grubbs

Program Co-Director

David Grubbs is an associate professor in the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College, CUNY. He is the author of Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, The Sixties, and Sound Recording (Duke University Press).

Erwin Maas

Faculty Member

Erwin Maas is a New York based theatermaker, educator and international arts advocate from the Netherlands. With a passion for creating arts with communities and organizations around the world and connecting artists globally, he has worked extensively in Australia, Europe, South Africa, South Korea and USA.

Justine Williams

Adjunct Lecturer

Justine is an interdisciplinary artist and performer interested in art as social practice. From 2002-2012, Justine was co-artistic director of The Glass Contraption.

Jennifer McCoy

Faculty Member

The work of the American artists team Jennifer and Kevin McCoy has been exhibited at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, P.S.1, The Museum of Modern Art, The New Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum.

Margaret Araneo

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Margaret (Meg) Araneo is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theater at Brooklyn College. She holds a Ph.D. in Theater History from the Graduate Center, CUNY, an MFA in Acting from Carnegie Mellon University, and a BA in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University.

Briggan Krauss

Adjunct Lecturer

Briggan Krauss in an internationally recognized saxophonist, composer and sound artist who has been a strong presence on the New York creative music scene since 1994.