Donta McGilvery

Grad Teaching Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Theatre (Theatre For Youth)
Herberger Institute


Dontá McGilvery is a Ph.D. Theatre For Youth student, scholar-activist, and teaching artist. His primary focus is to continue using theatre as a tool for liberation, spirituality, and empowerment. Dontá is the visionary and cofounder of Sleeveless Acts Drama Company, a theatre nonprofit organization that uses theatre to remove the sleeves that keeps minority communities history hidden.



-Ph.D Theatre For Youth (student): Arizona State University.

- Doctorate of Ministry Urban Ministry: Aspen Christian College & Seminary. 

-Masters of Liberal StudiesHumanities/Social Justice: Southern Methodist University 

-B.A. Sociology/Theatre: University of North Texas 










Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
THF 220 Principles/Dramatic Analysis