Scales Fine Arts Center 210
|Cindy Gendrich, PhD, Professor of Theatre
Dr. Gendrich serves as the Director of the Interdisciplinary Performance and the Liberal Arts Center (IPLACe). She directs annually for the University Theatre, and teaches acting, directing, devised theatre, introduction to theatre, and first year seminars. The recipient of a 2010 NEH grant from the Enduring Questions program and a 2018 NEA grant, she is interested in comic theory, acting and directing history, theory, and practice, as well as global forms of experimental theatre. Recent directing projects include Far Away, Marisol, Honk!, and Embers and Stars: the Story of Petr Ginz, a two-year long research and writing project with her students, and with Andy White, of the Tony Award winning Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago. As well as writing numerous articles on her own, Dr. Gendrich has collaborated with colleagues on both articles and books, including the well-known theatre appreciation text, Theatre, Its Art and Craft, now in its seventh edition.
First Year Seminars (FYS 100):
Individual Studies (THE 290):