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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Sheppard Barnett

associate director of the robsham theater arts center (rtac)

Shep received his BA from Tufts University and his Masters with a concentration in Directing from Emerson College. Shep was a processional mime for nine years, touring the country with Pocket Mime Theatre, Boston Mime Theatre and his own company Odyssey Mime Theatre. Shep has extensive experience in juggling, circus technique, stage combat, mask work, Commedia dell’ arte and children’s theatre. He has earned a Black Belt in Kempo Karate and is certified to teach Tai Chi. In addition to this vast array of skills Shep has also designed lights and sets for the Robsham Theater Arts Center, where he is the Associate Director.