Melanie Dreyer-Lude



Department

Theatre and Dance
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Theatre and Dance
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

  • MFA, 2000, Northwestern University 
  • MA, 1992, Washington University 
  • BA, 1983, University of Denver 

Teaching

  • Directing I
  • Acting Fundamentals
  • Performance and Literature
  • Scene Study
  • Interrogating Empathy (Honors College)
  • Intermediate Voice and Movement
  • Advanced Movement

Research and professional interests

  • Directing
  • Applied Theatre
  • International theatre collaboration
  • Service learning/education in Uganda
  • Audience engagement
  • Study Abroad – international student engagement
  • Public speaking skills for scientists
  • Entrepreneurship for artists
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Innovative pedagogy
  • Translation (German to English)

Awards and honors

  • Fulbright Fellowship to Berlin, Germany, 2016
  • Grant from the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives, 2012
  • Grants from Cornell Council for the Arts, 2010, 2012
  • Affinito Stewart Grant, 2010
  • Einaudi Center Seed Grant, 2010
  • Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Award, 2008
  • Central Research Development Fund, 2007
  • Fulbright German Studies Seminar, 2006
  • Fellowships from the Research Abroad Program, 2005, 2008
  • John J. McCloy Fellowship in Art, 2000

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