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Upcoming & Past Events

Kevin has taught at the University of Pittsburgh, Denison University, California State University, Northridge and is currently Professor and Chair of Theatre Arts at Loyola Marymount University.

Previously at LMU
A Preview of
The Haunting of Hannon


Evil Dead:
The Musical


In the Continuum

In The Continuum tells the story of two women, one in L.A., one in Zimbabwe who both discover they are pregnant and HIV positive on the same day. Starring Ramona Ekpe and Teresa Nowatzki as half a dozen characters each exploring these women's lives.


Kevin directed In the Continuum as the season opener for LMU Theatre Arts' 2015-16 season, although it was first performed under his direction at the African Theatre Association Annual International Conference in July at LMU.

Just wrapped the 9th annual Haunting of Hannon Library

Kevin J. Wetmore Jr., Ph.D.


Kevin Wetmore has more degrees than a thermometer:


  • BA in Classical Dramatic Studies (Bates College)

  • MA in Theatre Arts (focus: Directing) (University of Leeds)

  • Certificate in Japanese Studies (University of Pittsburgh)

  • MA in Theological Studies (LMU)

  • Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies (University of Pittsburgh)

  • Honorary degree in Metaphysics (Miskatonic University)


A student once described Kevin's teaching style as though one is playing a game of Trivial Pursuit with Jack Black.

He has taught such classes as:


  • Theatre History and Dramatic Literature I & II

  • Renaissance Drama in Action

  • Horror Cinema

  • Theatre and/as Theology

  • African Spirit in Drama

  • Asian Spirit in Drama

  • Catholic Spirit in Drama

  • Jewish Spirit in Drama

  • Playing Satan: Dramatizing Evil

  • Stage Combat

  • Asian Theatre into Cinema

  • Surviving as an Artist

  • AIDS on Stage

  • Apocalyptic Spirit in Drama

  • Shakespeare on Stage and Screen

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