|Name:||Prof. Matt Andrews|
|Title:||Associate Professor & Director of the Theatre Program
MCCTA Faculty Advisor
Artistic Director, River Valley Rep
|Office Location:||Fontaine 323|
|Extension:||(845) 575-3000 ext. 7507|
|Personal Web Page:||http://www.marist.edu/liberalarts/english/theatre/|
MFA in Directing--University of Oklahoma
Prof. Andrews has directed campus productions of MACBETH, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ANGELS IN AMERICA, THE LARAMIE PROJECT, NOISES OFF, SPINE, THE GIRLS NEXT DOOR, NUNSENSE, GODSPELL, OLIVER!, and ANYTHING GOES.
Prof. Andrews' creative specilaties are acting technique (Stanislavsky, Adler, Strasberg & Shakespeare) and directing (modern Realism, contemporary farce & Shakespeare.) Other areas of interest are arts administration, late 19th/20th Century theatre history, Group Theatre and early American aplications of the Stanislavsky System.
Courses he has taught at Marist include Acting I, Acting II, Acting III, Performing Shakespeare, Directing, Musical Theatre History, Intro to Theatre, Modern Drama, American Drama II and Politics & Performance.
"Still Fervent: Phoebe Brand at 96. The Last of the Group Theatre and First Generation of American Stanislavsky Actors." Theatre History Studies, Vol. 25. 2005
|Conferences & Workshops:||
Every January Professor Andrews attends the American College Theatre Festival (KC/ACTF Region I.) Past Festival credits include workshops on Improv, Speaking Shakespeare Effectively and Applying into Graduate Theatre Programs.
2012-2013 Marist Theatre Program Season
THEATRE HALL OF FAME
RED NOSES, Mainstage Comedy
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
JOHN P. ANDERSON PLAYWRITING CONTEST
THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
FESTIVAL OF ORIGINAL PLAYS
Please call or email Prof. Andrews for more information on the Marist Theatre Program and available scholarships to study Theatre at Marist.