Centre College Faculty
Theresa Robbins Dudeck• Visiting Assistant Professor of Dramatic Arts
E-mail: Theresa Dudeck
Office: Grant Hall—318
Theresa Dudeck joined Centre's faculty in 2012 as visiting assistant professor of dramatic arts.
Dudeck's research and teaching interests include applied theatre/improvisation, directing/acting/voice theory and training, musical theatre, early American popular entertainment, eco-drama, theatre for social change, and twentieth-century British theatre.
Before graduate school, Dudeck performed professionally as a singer, dancer, and actress. She also co-founded and directed a youth theatre company in Manhattan Beach, California.
Her book—Keith Johnstone: A Critical Biography—is forthcoming (Methuen Drama [London], 2013). It is the first critical biography on this pioneer of improvisational theatre. And her essay "Keith Johnstone's Circle of Probability" will appear in the March 2013 issue of Theatre Topics.
Dudeck has a B.A. in theatre from University of Alabama at Birmingham; an M.A. in Theatre from California State University at Northridge; and a Ph.D. in Theatre Arts from University of Oregon.
Dudeck's personal blog: http://theresarobbinsdudeck.wordpress.com/
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