College of Arts and Humanities
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. He most recently appeared on ABC Lifetime's critically acclaimed Devious Maids which aired August 17th 2015.

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 Association of Theatre in Higher Education selected his play, The Secret Sea for publication. 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 paper was Performance Capture: A New Definition of "Live" published in the Journal of Technologies and Human Usability, Vol. 10, Issue 1. 

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 this year; The Side Show and We Carry the Dream

John returned from New York this October from leading a group of UCF School of Performing Arts students in an intensive workshop with 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
21348 THE2000 Theatre Survey Web Web Not Online
No Description Available
11045 THE3082 Theatre Careers Face2Face Tu,Th 1:30PM - 2:45PM Not Online
No Description Available
11339 TPP2110C Acting I - Introduction Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
19027 TPP2185 Acting for Non-majors Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81202 THE2000 Theatre Survey Web Web Available
No Description Available
80872 THE3383 Taboo Theatre:sex & Violence Face2Face M,W,F 2:30PM - 3:20PM Available
No Description Available
81559 TPP2110C Acting I - Introduction Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Available
No Description Available
81560 TPP2110C Acting I - Introduction Face2Face M,W,F 8:30AM - 9:20AM Available
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2017.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11359 THE2000 Theatre Survey Face2Face M,W,F 9:30AM - 10:20AM Available
No Description Available
11086 THE3082 Theatre Careers Face2Face Tu,Th 1:30PM - 2:45PM Available
No Description Available
11274 THE3383 Taboo Theatre:sex & Violence Face2Face Tu,Th 3:00PM - 4:15PM Available
No Description Available
11423 TPP2110C Acting I - Introduction Face2Face M,W,F 8:30AM - 9:20AM Available
No Description Available
18785 TPP2185 Acting for Non-majors Face2Face M,W,F 8:30AM - 9:20AM Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80944 THE3383 Taboo Theatre:sex & Violence Face2Face M,W,F 2:30PM - 3:20PM Available
No Description Available
81711 TPP2110C Acting I - Introduction Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Available
No Description Available
81712 TPP2110C Acting I - Introduction Face2Face M,W,F 8:30AM - 9:20AM Available
No Description Available
91636 TPP2185 Acting for Non-majors Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Available
No Description Available
91637 TPP2185 Acting for Non-majors Face2Face M,W,F 8:30AM - 9:20AM Available
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2016.

Updated: Aug 22, 2017

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