Callan White-Hinman began teaching at Montreat in the fall of 2007 after acting in television, in film, and on stage for over 20 years. Professor White-Hinman received a B.A. in theatre and speech from DeSales University and an M.F.A. in theatre from California State Long Beach. To date, she has directed five main stage student productions: Proof, The Apple Tree, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, The Little Prince, and Terra Nova. Some professional directing credits include Esther, The Living, Two Rooms, Last Train to Nibroc, and A Sideorder of Screwtape.
Through the theatre ensemble, Professor White-Hinman’s students have created theatre as ministry in several of the local prisons in the area. As an actor, she has had leading roles at NC Stage, Berkeley Rep, the Long Wharf Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, the Odyssey Theatre, Cal Rep, Provincetown Playhouse, ACT, The National Theatre Company, the Apollo Theatre, the Actors Co-op, as well as performances at The Kennedy Center, New Dramatists, Clarence Brown Theatre, the New York Theatre Workshop, the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Companies. Professor White-Hinman has had guest starring roles on such shows as Star Trek, Crossing Jordan, The Practice, Chicago Hope, JAG, Strong Medicine, and L.A. Law. Audiences may remember her for her role as Anne Alden on ABC’s Loving for many years.
Professor White-Hinman is a member on leave from the Actors Co-op, an award-winning Christian Theatre Company in Los Angeles since 1995. She is also an Emmy voter for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.