Jordan College of the Arts
Arts Administration Program

Faculty & Staff

Susan J. Zurbuchen ~ Associate Professor and Chair
(317) 940-9463
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Susan Zurbuchen serves as the director of arts administration for the Jordan College of the Arts. She holds a bachelor's degree from Lakeland College in Sheboygan , Wisc. and a master's degree from the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. Ms. Zurbuchen teaches courses in arts management, fundraising and audience development. She supervises students in internships in the fields of music, theatre and dance. Susan Zurbuchen has worked as an arts administrator and nonprofit board consultant for over twenty years. Her professional associations include membership in the TCG, the Indiana Advocates for the Arts and the Association of Arts Administration Educators. She is also a member of Phi Kappa Lambda, an honorary music fraternity. Ms. Zurbuchen served as a grant review panelist for the Indiana Arts Commission, the Arts Council of Indianapolis, the Central Indiana Community Foundation and Young Audiences of Indiana.

Rose Kleiman ~ Assistant Professor
(317) 940-6043

Ms. Kleiman has a 30+ year career in arts administration. Prior to joining the Butler Jordan College of the Arts, Kleiman was Artistic Director of the Edyvean Repertory Theatre where she was responsible for the artistic product and staff as well as co-management of the operation. In addition Kleiman created and facilitated programs in arts education, community engagement and collaborations with other organizations. Kleiman's additional professional experience includes serving as Director of Artists' Programs at Young Audiences of Indiana, Master Artist in Drama for VSA Arts of Indiana and Adjunct Instructor of Theatre at JCA. She is also a free-lance director and actor. Kleiman is the recipient of a 2001 Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship. She has served as a grant review panelist for the Indiana Arts Commission and member of the Indianapolis Civic Theatre's Education Committee, and she is currently a board member of Awareness of Mental Health Through the Performing Arts and a reader for Indiana Repertory Theatre's Young Playwrights in Process. Professional associations include Americans for the Arts and Association for Arts Administration Educators. Kleiman is a graduate of Earlham College and Christian Theological Seminary. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Amy Barnes ~ Administrative Assistant
(317) 940-9567

Karla McLaughlin ~ Community Partnership Coordinator
(317) 940-9556