B.F.A. degree in Theatre – Acting, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1986 (G.P.A. 3.76)
M.F.A. degree – Directing, University of Texas at Austin, 1990 (G.P.A. 4.0)
Ph.D. degree – Theatre History and Criticism, University of Texas at Austin, 2000 (G.P.A. 4.0)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre, Trinity University (San Antonio, TX), 1991 – 1992
Assistant Professor of Theatre, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN), 1994 – 2000
Chair of Theatre Arts, University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, TX), 2000–2006
Co-Editor of Plays for the Theatre, 7th edition (Harcourt Brace Publishers, 2000), 8th edition (Wadsworth Publishers, 2003), 9th edition (2007), and 10th edition (2010)
Co-Author of The Essential Theatre 7th edition (Harcourt Brace Publishers, 2000), 8th edition (Wadsworth Publishers, 2003), 9th edition (2007), and 10th edition (2010)
Professional acting and directing experience, specialized training, and union membership (AEA, SAG, AFTRA) supports my teaching of performance courses and my direction of undergraduate actors. Listed below are some of the professional companies I have worked with as an actor or director.
Missouri Repertory Theatre
Perry Street Theatre
Mid-America Films, Inc.
Theatre for the New City
Nebraska Repertory Theatre Theatre Works
Holland-American Cruise Lines
Wesley Films, Inc.
Body Politic Theatre Music Theatre of Wichita Vassar Playhouse