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director , Theatre educator , scholar , Actress

Aileen Alana Hendricks, American theatre educator, scholar, director, actress.

Background

Hendricks, Aileen Alana was born on January 20, 1940 in Bronx, New York, United States. Daughter of Edwin Vincent and Mary Frances (Taaffe) Hendricks.

Education

Bachelor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1971. Master of Arts, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 1988.

Career

Instructor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1974-1977. Instructor speech & theatre Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, 1988-1989. Assistant professor theatre, speech McNeese State University, Lake Charles, 1989-1990.

Teacher drama Middle School East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1990-1991. From instructor to associate professor speech, theatre and English Southern University, Baton Rouge, since 1991, faculty senator, since 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Managing editor (with Sandra Mayo) Blackstream, 1997.

Membership

Secretary board directors Working Interfaith Network. Member American Society for Theatre Research, Black Theatre Network, Southwest Theatre Association, Association Theatre in Higher Education, Black Theare Association (secretary, 1999 conference planner), Southwest Theatre Women (chair), Women and Theatre Program (treasurer since 2000), Southeastern Theatre Conference, College Language Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: poetry, Irish American studies, traveling.

Connections

Married Robert William Wenck, January 3, 1960 (April 21, 1993). Children: August William II, Robert William Junior. Married Donald Luke Couvillion, March 26, 1994.

father:
Edwin Vincent Hendricks

mother:
Mary Frances (Taaffe) Hendricks

spouse:
Robert William Wenck

spouse:
Donald Luke Couvillion

child:
August William II Hendricks

child:
Robert William Junior Hendricks