Associate Professor of Theatre
Dr. Kate Brandon is a full-time associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies and Theatre at Biola University. She takes a hands-on approach to teaching through devoted interaction and mentorship of her students. At Biola, she has taught and continues to teach a wide range of classes from Dramatic Theory to First Year Seminar. Professionally, Dr. Brandon seeks growth through collaboration with her colleagues and through participation in various professional organizations. In addition to her ten year Biola academic contributions, Dr. Brandon has extensive work experience in the entertainment industry as a Production Coordinator, a Program Assistant, and an Executive Assistant and Coordinator with major companies like ABC and the Fox Family Channel. She lives in the Los Angeles area and has used her theatre gifts and talents by supporting her church's drama ministries. Currently, Dr. Brandon is actively working toward publications in the area of the intersection of theatre and Christianity.
Presently teaching: Dramatic Theory, Directing for Theatre, Theatre Appreciation, Drama for Christian Ministry and Production Practicum.
Past courses taught include: Interpersonal Communication, Stagecraft, Reader's Theater, First Year Seminar