|Name:||Prof. Matt Andrews|
|Title:||Associate Professor of English/Theatre
Director of the Theatre Program
MCCTA Faculty Advisor
Director of Pre-College Summer Theatre Institute
|Office Location:||Fontaine 221|
|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, Our Town, The Laramie Project, Noises Off, Spine, The Girls Next Door, Nunsense, Godspell '05, Godspell '15, Oliver! and Anything Goes. This academic year he will direct A Chorus Line in the spring.
Prof. Andrews' creative specilaties are acting technique (Stanislavsky, Adler, Strasberg) and directing (modern Realism, contemporary farce & Shakespeare.) Other areas of interest are arts administration/management, 20th Century American 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,Theatre Worskhop, Intro to Theatre, Modern Drama, American Drama II and Politics & Performance.
|Awards & Honors:||
Faculty Recognition Award for Distinguished Service 2008, 2009, 2013
Faculty Recognition Award for Distinguished Professional/Creative Activity 2011
Student Government Association's Club Advisor of the Year for MCCTA, 2010
Student Government Association's Faculty Advisor of the Year for MCCTA, 2009
"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 and Speaking Shakespeare Effectively, as well as serving as an Irene Ryan and Production Respondent.
Please email Prof. Andrews for more information on the Marist Theatre Program and available scholarships to study theatre at Marist.