College of Fine Arts, Fain
» Interim Dean
» Associate Professor
Teach Acting One, Stage Movement, Advanced Stage Movement, Theatre History I, Stage Management , Fundamentals of Speech and Theatre Collaboration. Direct two major productions per year. Developing community outreach and education with theatre productions, educating students about theatricians' health and wellness, stage combat, and acting in student and off-campus productions are particular interests of mine.
|Semester||Course #||Section||Course Name||Location||Days / Times|
|Details||Fall 2014||THEA 3433||101||Principles of Directing||Fain Fine Arts Center||
MWF 11:00-11:50 a.m.
|Details||Fall 2014||THEA 3123||101||Advanced Stage Movement||Fain Fine Arts Center||
MW 1:00-2:20 p.m.
|Details||Fall 2014||THEA 1403||101||Introduction to Acting||Fain Fine Arts Center||
TR 9:30-10:50 a.m.
|Details||Spring 2014||4483||201||Collaborative Play Production||Fain Fine Arts Center B120||
|Details||Fall 2013||THEA 3433||101||Principles of Directing||Fain Fine Arts Center C111||
|Details||Fall 2013||2113||101||Stage Movement||Fain Fine Arts Center C117A||
|Details||Spring 2013||THEA 4483||201||Collaborative Play Production||Fain Fine Arts Center B120||
|Details||Spring 2013||THEA 3143||201||Stage Management||Fain Fine Arts Center B106||
|Details||Spring 2013||SPCH 1133||205||Fundamentals of Speech Communication||Fain Fine Arts Center B114||
|Details||Fall 2012||2113||101||Stage Movement||Fain Fine Arts Center B118||
TR 9:30-10:50 a.m.
|Details||Fall 2012||1133||101||Fundamentals of Speech Communication||Fain Fine Arts Center B114||
MWF 9-9:50 a.m.
|Details||Fall 2012||1133||102||Fundamentals of Speech Communication||Fain Fine Arts Center B120||
MWF 10-10:50 a.m.
|Details||Spring 2012||THEA 4483||201||Collaborative Play Production||Fain Fine Arts Center B116||
|Details||Spring 2012||THEA 3123||201||Advanced Movement||Fain Fine Arts Center B117||
TR 9:30-11 a.m.
|Details||Spring 2012||2113||201||Stage Movement||Fain Fine Arts Center B106||
TR 11 - 12:20
|Details||Spring 2012||1121, 2121, 3121, 4121||all||Rehearsal and Production and Advanced Rehearsal and Production||Fain Fine Arts Center B118||
|Details||Fall 2011||2433||101||Theatre History I||Fain Fine Arts Center B117, B114||
TR: 11:00 A.M. TO 12:20 P.M.
TR: 12:30 P.M. TO 1:50 P.M.
|Details||Fall 2011||2121 & 3121||all||Rehearsal and Production and Advanced Rehearsal and Production||Fain Fine Arts Center B118||
Arranged. First meeting Tues., Aug. 23 at 6:00 p.m.
|Details||Fall 2011||1133||Fundamentals of Speech||Fain Fine Arts Center B114, B117||
TR: 11:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
TR: 12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
|Details||Spring 2011||4483||201||Collaborative Play Production||Fain Fine Arts Center B116||MWF 10:00-10:50|
|Details||Spring 2011||2121||201||Rehearsal and Production||Fain Fine Arts Center|
|Details||Spring 2011||2113||201||Stage Movement||Fain Fine Arts Center B117||
|Details||Fall 2010||3143||101||Stage Management||Fain Fine Arts Center B120||
MWF : 11:00 -- 11:50 a.m.
|Details||Fall 2010||1133||105||Fundamentals of Speech||Fain Fine Arts Center B118||
TR 9:30 - 10:50
MWF 1:00 -- 1:50
|Midwestern State University||B.A. Theatre with Speech minor||May 10 1980 12:00AM|
|Southern Illinois University||M.F.A. Theatre||May 14 1983 12:00AM|
|Institution||Position||Start Date /||End Date|
|Midwestern State University||Instructor of Theatre||Sept. 1 1984||Sept. 1 1989|
|Midwestern State University||Coordinator/Chair of Theatre Dept.||Sept. 1 1985||present|
|Midwestern State University||Assistant Professor of Theatre||Sept. 1, 1989||Sept. 1, 1998|
|Midwestern State University||Associate Professor||Sept. 1, 1998||present|
PRODUCTION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
2009-2010 A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas by Charles Dickens, adapted for the stage by Michael Wilson
Special productions in coordination with the College of Education West Foundation P-16 Council College and Career Readiness Actitivity.
“A Dickens Christmas” Kemp Center Christmas 2009
Side by Side by Sondheim Co-directed with Dr. Ruth Morrow
Directed and Coordinated the shooting of two videos:
“Quantification of Effective Communication” videos for the College of Health Sciences and the Criminal Justice Department.
Coordinated with the Multi-Cultural Office a audience talk-back with education and political science professors as respondents for a production of . . .And the Rain Came to Mayfield
2008-2009 Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchinson
2007-2008 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
Buried Child by Sam Shepard. Associate production of American College Theatre Festival.
2006-2007 The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
Coordinated and conducted audience talk-back sessions for every performance. Show was held-over for extra performances.
Keystone Cops Stage Combat choreography- Much Ado About Nothing
The Boys Next Door by Tom Griffin
Coordinated and conducted audience talk back at the high school
performance and one evening performance.
2005-2006 Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel
Stage Combat Angels in America
2004-2005 Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh
Broadway Bound by Neil Simon
Stage Combat choreography – Humble Boy – ACTF Participant
2003-2004 Cover of Life by R.T. Robinson
Coordinated a multi-discipline and community respondent panel for
audience talk-back sessions for every performance.
2002-2003 Hot L
Sylvia by A.R. Gurney
2001-2002 Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward
Stage Combat choreography - MacBeth
2000-2001 Rimers of Eldritch by Lanford Wilson
A Piece of My Heart by Shirley Laura