Katherine A. LaPietra
KatherineA La-Pietra

Professor of Theatre Arts
Office: ASC 3048
Phone: (231) 591-2108
E-mail Address: lapietrk@ferris.edu


Katherine A. LaPietra earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from Mankato State University. She teaches a variety of courses including acting, directing, stage management, children's theatre, theatre practicum, and history of theatre. She is the advisor for Theatre students as well as the Faculty Advisor for the Ferris Footlights RSO. She has also received Outstanding Advisor Award from FSU's Dance Team in 2003.


  • MFA, Theatre, Mankato State University, 1995
  • Children's Literature Class with Robert Cormier and Joan Blos, Eastern Michigan University, 1993
  • Graduate Program in Educational Theatre in England, New York University, 1992
  • Masters Class with Tina Packer and Desmond Heeley, Western Michigan University, 1990
  • BA, Theatre, Michigan State University, 1982