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Faculty Directory » Kelly Morgan

Communications Media

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2019
Tuesdays
11 AM to 12:15 PM

Thursdays
8 AM to 9:30 AM

Or by appointment

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon 324
Phone: 978-665-3555
Email: kmorgan@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Undergraduate:

Artist as Business; Auditioning
Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced Acting; Applied Acting
Shakespeare; Dramatic Literature; Literature & Disability
Stage Movement; Stage Combat; Period Movement
Speech; Voice and Diction, Advanced Voice
Page to Stage Script Analysis
Directing
American Sign Language

Graduate:

Performance Theory 
Clowning; Greek Chorus; Choreography
Acting (Brecht, Strasberg, Open Theater, Styles, Grotowski)
Chekov, Wilde: Musical Theater
Theater Management; Stage Managment
Directing
American Sign Language & Deafness

Education:

M.F.A. Case Western Reserve University, Acting/ Performance with Honors
B.A. Viterbo College, Theatre Arts, Theatre and Philosophy, Cum Laude

Research Interests:

New Works, Film, Stage, Television Performance, Classical Theater, Greek Choral Work, Directing, Ensemble/Process Production and Non-Traditional Casting.

Current Projects:

Current Projects:
The Big Hope by Bruce Robinson

Awards and Honors:
Vincent J. Mara Excellence in Teaching Award

American Theater in Higher Education Innovative Teaching Award

Kennedy Center Gold Medallion Award for Outstanding Service to the New England Region

Massachusetts State Senate Commendation for Service to the Arts Community

SGA Faculty of the Year

Kennedy Center Directing Fellowship

Unions:
Actors Equity Association

Screen Actors Guild

Representative Publications:

Founder/Producing Artistic Director of the AmeriCulture Arts Festival

Directing: The Women of Lockerbie by Deborah Brevoort at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival; Uncle Bob by Austin Pendleton at The Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago; Medea with Helen Hayes Award Winner-Mary Vreeland at The Long Wharf Theatre; The Last Yankee by Arthur Miller at The Independent Theater in NYC; Another Vermeer by Bruce Robinson and the World Premier of Love Drunk by Romulus Linney at The Abingdon Theater Company; Playing Sinatra by Bernard Kops at the Theater For The New City in NYC; 12 Angry Jurors by Reginald Rose at The Hanover Theatre. 

Co-Founder of the American Deaf Play Creator’s Festival

Founder/Artistic Director of the Mint Theater in NYC

Establishing the BFA Program for the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and Dean College.

Establishing a Theater Associates program at Quinsigamond Community College.

Acting (Representative): New York Shakespeare Festival, Cleveland Playhouse; Women’s Theatre Project; Syracuse Stage, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Mint Theater Company, Champlain Shakespeare Festival. 

Professional Affiliations:

Past Chair of The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region 1

Actors Equity Association

Screen Actors Guild