Denise Pullen MFA

Associate Professor of Theatre


Denise Pullen has been on the Theatre Faculty since 2002, where she teaches performance and dramatic writing courses. She is an awarded playwright and screenwriter, and a professional commercial voice actor.


Joined Seton Hill:
Hometown: Pittsburgh
Personal Areas of Interest: Cultural events, film, walking and spending time with friends and family
Academic Areas of Interest: Acting, Dramatic Writing, Play Analysis, Voice and Speech, Voice Acting, Stage Movement


  • MFA Dramatic Writing, Carnegie Mellon University 2000
  • BFA Theatre (Directing,) Carnegie Mellon University 1997


  • Theatre Topics, Book Reveiw, Leroy Jone's PRACTICAL PLAYWRITING, Spring 2008


  • 2000 Sloan Foundation Award, 2002 and 2006 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowships, John R. Pasquin Award 2001, Winning Play, Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival 1998


  • Member of Actors Equity Association
  • Member of American Federation of Radio, Film and Television Artists
  • Member Dramatists Guild
  • Member Theatre Honorary Alpha Psi Omega



  • Member of Actors Equity Association, Member of American Federation of Radio and Television Artists, Member Dramatists Guild, Member Theatre Honorary Alpha Psi Omega


  • Direct plays and musicals each year for Theatre Department. Share in administrative and recruiting efforts in addition to instruction and directing. Published in Theatre Journal - Book Review. Awarded playwright and screenwriter.