Priscilla Hummel

Assistant Professor, Theatre and Dance Performance
School: School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Office: Muller 117
Specialty: Acting

Priscilla is a producer, director, choreographer, and educator. A proud Ithaca native, she is the founder and producing artistic director of Walking on Water Productions (WoW), a nonprofit musical theatre company rooted in Tompkins County. After obtaining her MFA in Acting with a directing concentration from Regent University and her BA in Theatre with a dance minor from Brenau University, Priscilla spent nine years in Chicago working as a director, choreographer, education director, teaching artist, on-camera actor, and dancer. Chicago directing credits include The Magic Paintbrush (Theatre Building Chicago), HeidiMatthew Three Horn, The Wizard of Oz, Jack and the Beanstalk, Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin, Pinocchio, Camp Super Friend, and New Girl (Provision Theater); Snoopy! The Musical and Rumplestiltskin (Northbrook Theatre); and A Musical Theatre Revue (Trinity Christian College). Ithaca area directing/choreography credits include Godspell, The Fantasticks, Katrina A New MusicalA Virtual Cabaret, parts 2 and 3 of the virtual production of Comfort Food, Now. Here. This., and The World According to Snoopy!!! (WoW); and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Wells College). Additional choreography credits include Alice In Wonderland, Seussical Jr., and Mary Poppins Jr. (Hangar Theatre); Once Upon A MattressMamma Mia!, Bye Bye Birdie, and Matilda (Lansing High School). Priscilla has been teaching in higher education since 2015 and has taught theatre and dance courses at SUNY Cortland, Wells College, Western Carolina University, and Trinity Christian College. She has also taught group fitness and physical education courses at Cornell University and Island Health & Fitness. She is thrilled to be a part of the faculty within the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Ithaca College!