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director , playwright , Drama educator

David Scott Thompson, American drama educator, director, playwright. Emily Faust fellow University Tennessee, 1982, university fellow University Texas, 1991-1993. Member Tennessee Theatre Association (board directors 1986-1991), Southeastern Theatre Conference (board directors 1988-1991), Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Beta Phi.

Background

Thompson, David Scott was born on September 12, 1959 in Baltimore. Son of Samuel Herman and Peggy Ann (Watts) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor, University Tennessee, 1981. Master of Fine Arts, University Tennessee, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1997.

Career

House manager, U. Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, 1980-1984;instructor, U. Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, 1984;assistant professor, Walters State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee, 1984-1991;with department theatre and dance, University Texas, Austin, 1991-1995;assistant professor, director theatre program, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, Missoury, since 1995. Instructor Knoxville College, 1983-1984. Consultant Silver Dollar City (now Dollywood), Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, 1984.

Audition coordinator Southeastern TheatreConf., Nashville, 1987-1988, audition panelist, 1988-1990. Audition coordinator Tennessee Theatre Governor's School for the Arts, Kingsport, 1988-1991, Knoxville, 1991. Adjudicator Tennessee Theatre Association, Nashville, 1989-1990.

Works

Membership

Member Tennessee Theatre Association (board directors 1986-1991), Southeastern Theatre Conference (board directors 1988-1991), Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Beta Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: vacations, writing, juggling.

Connections

Married Sara Elizabeth Shockley, August 20, 1983.

father:
Samuel Herman Thompson

mother:
Peggy Ann (Watts) Thompson

spouse:
Sara Elizabeth Shockley