College of Arts and Humanities
Belinda C Boyd

Belinda C Boyd

Belinda (Be) Boyd

Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida. Previous teaching positions: University of Louisville, University of Vermont, University of North Carolina-Greensboro and Texas Christian University. Areas of specialization: Directing, Acting, Voice/Movement. She is currently writing/directing a show for the Zora Neale Hurston Festival entitled Spunk and the Harlem Literati. She is a Walt Disney World Show Director. Including theme park shows, she has directed shows in South Africa, for Disney Event Group and the Disney Institute.  Additional professional directing includes productions in New York, Texas, Toronto, North Carolina, Kentucky, Vermont and Florida. 

Member of the Dramatist's Guild - selected works include: Spunk and the Harlem Literati (Currently being produced in Orlando) Shakespeare’s Greatest Loves –John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, A Day Without Inventions – Orlando Science Center, Growing Old –Television Pilot Submitted to ABC,  A Look at the Side Show – UCF Gallery, We Carry the Dream (Hangar Theatre) The Dream Keeper (Virginia Stage Company), Mother of Civil Rights (Juneteenth Festival), In Focus: A Recollection of Black Thought – University of Louisville,  Fortified Harmonies, And the Blind May Lead, A Fight For Justice: The Greensboro Sit-in.   

Member of Actor’s Equity Association - She has performed at several Shakespeare companies including: Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare and Company, Kentucky Shakespeare and North Carolina Shakespeare and Fort Worth Shakespeare.

Selected Directing, Acting and Teaching Awards – She recently received the Kennedy Center ACTF Kennedy Center Medallion for Artistic Excellence. Additional Teaching Awards: UCF Teaching Incentive Award,  KCACTF Region IV Teaching Artist Award, UNCG Dean's Merit Award, WHO’S WHO Among American Women, UCF -Women’s Research Award, TCU - Ronald T. McNair Mentor and UVM -Excellence in Teaching Award. Selected National Commendations from KCACTF in Acting and Directing include: Distinguished Performance by a Faculty Guest Artist – Aunt Ester – Gem of the Ocean,   Excellence in DirectingThe Learned Ladies, Excellence in Directing – National Alternate – The Piano Lesson, Excellence in Directing – National Alternate – La Llorona.

Selected Commercial Credits include: LLC, Norvanics Corporation, Host/ Performer “The Gallery” - series awarded a 2009 and 2008 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award.  Disney, Wycliffe Bible Translators, Thrifty Car Rental, Belk, Zora’s Roots-(Zora Neale Huston), The National Education Association, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Kentucky Educational Television, Food Lion, Norton Hospital, J Harold Smith Studio, New England Homeowners Association, Kentucky Medical Center.

Consultant-  Faro –3D Measurement Technology-  Internationally Recognized Company Engineering and Computer Simulation – Cross Cultural Negotiations, Avatar Scenario, Motion Graphics, VAAFT Development Plan, Invited Guest Instructor -Association of Image Consultants International, South Africa - Training for Disney Institute -FIFA World Cup in South Africa – Johannesburg, Cape Town, George, South Africa, University of Ohio - Cultural Diversity, New York Film Academy  -Soap Opera Acting, Voice, Movement


Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10444 THE2925L Theatre Particip -management Ⅰ Face2Face 12:00AM - 12:00AM Not Online
No Description Available
10277 TPP2190L Thea Participation Perform Ⅰ Face2Face 12:00AM - 12:00AM Not Online
No Description Available
10278 TPP3711C Voice Production Ⅱ Face2Face Tu,Th 10:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
11044 TPP4221 Auditioning Face2Face Tu,Th 12:30PM - 1:50PM Not Online
No Description Available
19024 TPP6267 Acting Studio V: Tv/film Face2Face Tu,Th 3:00PM - 4:50PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80502 THE2925L Theatre Particip -management Ⅰ Face2Face 12:00AM - 12:00AM Not Online
No Description Available
80317 TPP2190L Thea Participation Perform Ⅰ Face2Face 12:00AM - 12:00AM Not Online
No Description Available
81239 TPP3103 Intermediate Acting Face2Face M,W 11:00AM - 12:15PM Available
No Description Available
80321 TPP3712C Voice Production Ⅲ Face2Face Tu,Th 10:00AM - 11:45AM Available
No Description Available
80636 TPP4265C Camera Acting Face2Face Tu,Th 2:30PM - 5:00PM Available
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2017.

Updated: Jan 23, 2018

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