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Norma Saldivar

Executive Director/Chair
Department(s): Theatre
Office: FDH 410
Phone: 702-895-3666


Executive Director Norma Saldivar arrived to UNLV in 2017 from the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she was a Professor in the Department of Theatre & Drama teaching acting, directing and leading the stage management curriculum. During her 20 years in Madison, she served the Theatre & Drama department as producing director, head of Graduate Directing, and executive director of the UW Arts Institute, where she oversaw the Interdisciplinary Arts in Residency Program, the Arts Awards, and the annual Wisconsin Film Festival. She is a proud member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers (SDC) and has directed shows across the country at leading regional theatres. She holds her BFA in Acting from Illinois Wesleyan University and her MFA in Theatre-Directing from the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign.