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actor , choreographer , director

Arthur Edward Manke, American Actor, director, choreographer. Named Illinois scholar University of Illinois, 1978-1982, A.C.T.scholar American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, 1983, American National Theatre and Academy scholar American National Theatre & Academy, New York City, 1985; recipient award for excellence Kennedy Center, Washington,1981.


Manke, Arthur Edward was born on April 20, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur Vernon and Josephine Marian (Barisas) Manke.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Illinois, 1982;Master of Fine Arts, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, 1991;certified, National Theatre Conservatory, Denver, 1985.


Producing director, Volunteers in Technical Service Shakespeare Festival, Saratoga, California, 1988-1989. Private coaching, San Francisco, Los Angeles, since 1985. Teacher Court Theater University of Chicago, 1987.

Project director, teacher American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, 1990-1991, California Shakespeare Festival, 1990-1991.



Director cultural exchange Saratoga Sister City Muko, Japan, 1988. Member Actors' Equity Association, Society Stage Directors and Choregraphers (associate).


Arthur Vernon Manke

Josephine Marian (Barisas) Manke