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playwright , Theatre educator

David Allen Radavich, American theatre educator, playwright. Direct Exchange scholar University Aberdeen, Scotland, 1974-1975; Presidential Research grantee Eastern Illinois University, 1987-1989, 97; recipient 1st prize International Verse Competition, 1982, winner Russell Sharp Drama Contest, 1992, Charleston Communications Theatre Play Company, 1992, Red Mask Players One-Act Play Contest, 1995, Illinois District Author, 1995.

Background

Radavich, David Allen was born on October 30, 1949 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frederick John Radd and Marian Elizabeth (Wright) Martin.

Education

Bachelor, University Kansas, 1971. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kansas, 1979.

Career

Assistant instructor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1973-1979;Fulbright lecturer, U. Stuttgart, Germany, 1979-1981;instructor, Iowa State University, Ames, 1982-1984;assistant, associate professor, Eastern Illinois U., Charleston, since 1984;arts organizer, member Fulbright committee, study abroad committee, Eastern Illinois U., Charleston, since 1985.

Works

Membership

Member advisory committee Read Illinois, 1989-1993. Member Modern Language Association, Dramatists Guild, Illinois Writers, Inc., Missouri Association of Playwrights, Chicago Alliance of Playwrights, Western Literature Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theatre, art, music, gardening, the outdoors, occult.

Connections

Son of Frederick John Radd and Marian Elizabeth (Wright) Martin. M. Leila Anne Ricketson Zahlan, January 2, 1988. 1 child, Leila Amal Zahlan.

father:
Frederick John Radd Martin

mother:
Marian Elizabeth (Wright) Martin

spouse:
LeilaAnne Ricketson Zahlan

child:
Leila Amal Zahlan Radavich