Announcing Stephen Pullen as New Dean

We're thrilled to welcome Stephen Pullen as the new dean and artistic director of the School of the Arts.  The addition of the role of artistic director reflects the expanded role the School of the Arts is undertaking with the new Noorda Center for the Performing Arts.  Dean Pullen comes to UVU from Old Dominion University where he is currently the chair of the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts.  He will be taking over from Dean K. Newell Dayley on July 1, 2017.

Dean Pullen received his MFA from the School of Cinema & Television at the University of Southern California and did his undergraduate work at BYU.  He also received a diploma of drama studies from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. 

An accomplished screenwriter and producer, Pullen has worked on 17 full-length screenplays, including “The Ballerina,” which he wrote directed and produced and which was shown at the Cannes and Toronto Film Festivals and the American Film Market.  He has also contributed to numerous television and theater productions.

You can read the full press release of Dean Pullen’s appointment HERE.

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