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John Wayne Shafer

John Wayne Shafer

John Wayne Shafer's work has been reported in English, Hungarian, Mandarin, German, Russian, French, and Spanish languages. He was a Fulbright-Hays Scholar to Bolivia and has presented in North America, South America, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Western Europe. He has been a leader in theatrical projects that have won the ORION Award and the IDEA Award. He is a past Iben Lecturer, past Director of Theatre for Tarrant County College. He was Area Coordinator of BA Theatre Studies for UCF and aided the overhaul and improvement to the track. He is an active member of Actors' Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television & Radio Artists, and a Dramatists' Guild Member

John collects Shakespeare Festivals. He has worked for the Orlando, Kentucky, Alabama, North Carolina, and Fort Worth Shakespeare Festivals. A sample of professional performance contracts includes KFC, Home Depot, Ford, IBM, EDS, and Fujitsu. He has appeared in The Rookie opposite Dennis Quaid, Serving Sarah opposite Matthew Perry, and Mohammed Ali: King of the World directed by John Sacret Young. John is represented by The Brevard Talent Group. His most recent television appearances include ABC Lifetime's Devious Maids and OWN's new series, David Makes ManThe OWN script was written by Oscar-winning Moonlight co-writer Tarell Alvin McCraneyMichael B. Jordan and Oprah Winfrey are Executive Producers. 

Mr. Shafer's historical women's play, Hunting the Basilisk, has been most recently performed by The Ford FoundationNational Endowment for the Humanities supported Looking For Lilith Theatre. The national literary magazine, the Louisville Review & Fleur de Lis Press just published his new play, An Unexpected Pilot. He is proud of Go Ask Alice published by Live Design Magazine. Other publication includes Distance Theatre: How Digital Technology is Revolutionizing Drama for Southeastern Theatre MagazineUn Vendor de Libros que no Sabia Leer (The Bookseller Who Could Not Read) in Bolivia's La Petra Viva, and Arts Go the Distance, published in EDUCAUSE Quarterly. His work has been cited in Discovery Channel News, The New York TimesBack StageTime Out MagazineLive Design Magazine, MPR, and ABC Australia. His anthology, Theatre Provocateur: When Drama Isn't Sanitized may be found on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble. His most recent article appeared in The Dramatist, Magazine of the Dramatists Guild. It was entitled Project Spotlight: Arts Incubator and Creative Writing Lab and was Co-Authored. 

John's favorite directing credits include an award winning production of A Delicate BalanceBell Book & CandleAll in the Timing, and the award winning Alice Experiments in Wonderland. His most recent directing efforts were; The Side Show and We Carry the Dream

John was Certified a Williamson Movement Technique Instructor by theatre legend Loyd Williamson- originator of Williamson Movement Technique. John is an Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Central Florida. He earned his terminal degree at Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts.


Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11118 THE2000H Honors Theatre Survey Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Not Online
No Description Available
10510 TPP3103 Intermediate Acting Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81311 THE2000 Theatre Survey World Wide Web (W) Available
No Description Available
93444 THE2000 Theatre Survey World Wide Web (W) Available
No Description Available
80771 THE2000H Honors Theatre Survey Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM Available
No Description Available
81091 THE3383 Taboo Theatre:sex & Violence World Wide Web (W) Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
51020 THE2000 Theatre Survey World Wide Web (W) A Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
20152 THE2000 Theatre Survey World Wide Web (W) Available
No Description Available
18212 THE2000H Honors Theatre Survey Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Available
No Description Available
17305 TPP3103 Intermediate Acting Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
90181 THE2000 Theatre Survey World Wide Web (W) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available
89569 THE2000H Honors Theatre Survey Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM Available
No Description Available
89927 THE3383 Taboo Theatre:sex & Violence Face to Face Instruction (P) M,W,F 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM Available
No Description Available
90214 TPP3103 Intermediate Acting Face to Face Instruction (P) M,W 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Available
No Description Available

Updated: Aug 21, 2020

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