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playwright , Theater educator

Donald Edward Lillie, American theater educator, playwright. Recipient Excellence in Theater award, Kennedy Center and American College Theater Festival, 2004; grantee Summer Research Institute grant, Missouri We. State University, 2008. Board member St. Joseph Light Opera, Missouri; Member of American College Theater Festival (associate), Society of America Fight Directors (associate), Theta Alpha Phi (associate), Alpha Psi Omega (associate).

Background

Lillie, Donald Edward was born on November 14, 1949 in Louisville. Son of Westley and Doris LaVern Lillie.

Education

Master of Arts, Morehead State University, Kentucky, 1977.

Career

Asst professor theater and video Missouri We. State University, St. Jospeh, Missouri, since 1990. Scenic designer National Music Camp, Interlochen, Michigan.

Production designer Daytona Beach Community College, Florida. Lighting designer La Commedia Dinner Theater, Franklin, Ohio. Assistant professor Muskingum College.

Guest artist, director Palm Canyon Theater, Palm Springs, California. Guest artist Hong Kong International School. Visiting professor Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia.

Specialist 5th class United States Army, 1969-1971, Vietnam.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (plays) Marlowe, An Allagory For Murder, Sweet Melons, (theatrical musical) The Pony Express, A Message Through Time. Actor: (films) Hammond. Director: (plays) Sweenie Todd, My Fair Lady, Romeo and Juliet, The Car.

      Choreographer Romeo and Juliet, Dracula, Passion of Dracula, Hammond, Othello.

Membership

Board member St. Joseph Light Opera, Missouri. Member of American College Theater Festival (associate), Society of America Fight Directors (associate), Theta Alpha Phi (associate), Alpha Psi Omega (associate).

Connections

Married Judy Lynn Ireland. Children: Matthew Edward, Paul Andrew, Susan Qincey, Katherine Colleen.

father:
Westley Lillie

mother:
Doris LaVern Lillie

spouse:
Judy Lynn Ireland

children:
Matthew Edward Lillie

Paul Andrew Lillie

Susan Qincey Lillie

Katherine Colleen Lillie