Ed Trafton ’84
Jesuit Drama Artistic Director / Campus Ministry / English / VPA


Joining the faculty in the fall of 1990, Ed Trafton works in Campus Ministry as a liturgical musician and teaches senior English (Hero’s Journey) and Art of Film (A) and (B).

Off campus he works as a teaching artist at Broadway Sacramento/Music Circus and the Sacramento Theatre Company, as an accompanist/arranger/composer at St. Ignatius and St. Mary’s Church, and as a freelance arranger/composer/conductor/designer/director/pianist/playwright.

He considers it an honor to be working alongside some of his former teachers and former students.

“Go, Big Red!”  A.M.D.G.


  • B.A. in English & B.A. in Theater (CSU, Sacramento)
  • Graduate work in business, education, English, leadership, teaching, theater


  • Jesuit Drama Artistic Director
  • Liturgical Accompanist/Arranger/Composer

First year working at Jesuit: 1990