To find out more about my background, check
out my resume.
I live in the lovely town of Port Gibson
Home of Mississippi
Cultural Crossroads, who are winners of two Governor's
Awards for Excellence in the Arts.
Port Gibson is in historic Claiborne
I am now retired. I was Associate Professor
of Speech and Theatre at Alcorn
State University for twenty-six years
My academic background is in Theatre
My major scholarly interest is Theatre
I like to Travel
and some of my favorite places are Prague, Budapest, Vienna, Venice, Florence,
Rome and London. I have some travel pictures and what I hope are some useful
links on my Travel Page.
In the summer of 1997, I attended the IFTR
Conference in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico. The hospitality was amazing and it was
an outstanding meeting. The after-conference tour to Mexico City was great fun.
The picture below shows me with Dr. Valerie Lucas part way up the Pyramid of
the Moon at Teotihuacán.
Photo by Diane Daugherty
In 2000, I visited Ashland, Oregon and The
Oregon Shakespeare Festival and attended the ATHE
meeting in Washington (where I made a presentation on the cult theatre of the
Kabeirion). Later, I attended the Frank Matcham conference at the Gaiety
Theatre in Douglas on the Isle of Man, the IFTR
meeting in Lyon and the SIBMAS
meeting in Paris.
In 2001 I traveled to Krakow, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Sydney, Australia for
the IFTR meeting and in 2002 I attended
the IFTR meeting in Amsterdam. In 2003 I visited Jaipur for the IFTR meeting
and the International Conference on Scenography in Prague.
Next year I hope to attend the IFTR meeting in St. Petersburg.
I like boats
and boating and I'd like to retire on a Narrowboat but I'm not quite ready
to take the plunge. The picture shows narrowboats moored along the Paddington
Canal in London's Little Venice.
Interests: I also like seeing plays, photography,
and collecting clocks and masks. I have taken almost all of the photographs
on these pages.
"Art isn't easy" Stephen Sondheim
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