2008-2009 j. donald monan, s.j. professor in theatre arts
A composer, music director, music supervisor, orchestrator, conductor, and teacher. Ms. Campbell is one of the brightest and most acclaimed musical artists in New York theatre. She won a 2006-2007 Drama Desk Award for her orchestration of Company, for which she also served as music director. Ms. Campbell has worked on New York productions of Next to Normal, Company, Sweeney Todd, Beauty and the Beast, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Prince and the Pauper, First Lady Suite, The World of Nicky Adams, Our Town, Go Go Beach, The Screams of Kittle Genovese, The Audience, and Sweet Charity at Lincoln Center. Most recently she was music director for the Guthrie Theatre's production of Little House on the Prairie. Mary-Mitchell also holds the distinction of being one of the youngest individuals to ever serve on the faculty at the Julliard School. She is the founder and chir of Artists Striving to End Poverty, an international organization that seeks to empower young children through self-expression. Mary-Mitchell is a native of North Carolina and holds degrees from the North Carolina School of the Arts and Furman University.