Drama InstructorWharton County Junior College
911 Boling Hwy
Wharton, Texas 77488
Phone: (979) 532-6397
Greg McLarty is the Instructor of Theatre at the WCJC – Wharton Campus. He has earned the B.S. and M.S. degrees from East Texas State University (now Texas A &M – Commerce). As well as teaching high school theatre in South and North Texas, Greg has taught at Texas A&M – Commerce and Angelina College. He has directed numerous productions, including Fortinbras, The Good Doctor, Steel Magnolias, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Into the Woods. Greg has served as critic judge and contest manager for numerous U.I.L One Act Play competitions. He has produced set, light, and makeup designs for various stage productions and civic functions, like Shattered Dreams. Greg can also be spotted in the movies The Newton Boys and The Life of David Gale (if you look close enough).
Wharton County Junior College
911 Boling Highway
Wharton, TX 77488
Phone: (979) 532-6436
Jami Hughes has been a professional educator, actor and director for over 30 years, 15 of which serving as a U.I.L adjudicator, contest manager and former U.I.L Advisory Board member. After graduating with a B.F.A. from Sam Houston State, Jami completed her Acting internship at the Dallas Theatre Center, and then received her M.F.A. in the inaugural Professional Actor's Training Program at L.S.U. Upon graduation she enjoyed a professional acting career, and then turned her focus to teaching and mentoring others,primarily at the college level. As a director, she has been recognized by the American College Theatre Festival with Best Choreography and Outstanding Ensemble honors, as well as multiple Tommy Tune Nominations and the winner of two and continues to perform when she has time. Jami is currently on the drama faculty at Wharton County Junior College. Of course the finished project is the goal, but Jami feels the journey that it takes and the growth that it makes is the ultimate reward.
Part Time Faculty
Jill Brumer has been in higher education as a Theatre professor since 2007; she received her B.A. in Drama from Queens College and her M.F.A. in Performing Arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design. After working as an actor and director for years, Ms. Brumer is pleased to be in the field of education now.