Bachelor, Wartburg College, 1953. Postgraduate, University Dubuque, 1949. Postgraduate, Loras College, 1954.
Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1965. Postgraduate, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1987.
Faculty drama Department, University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1960-1986;
department chairman drama, U. Miami, 1967-1983;
professor, U. Miami, 1968-1986;
director university theatres, U. Miami, 1973-1983;
acting director theatre, guest consultant, State University of New York, Old Westbury, 1983-1986;
dean fine arts and communications, Susquehanna U., Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 1986-1998;
director theatre, Florida Gulf Coast U., since 1998. Executive director Southern Shakespeare Repertory Theatre, Coconut Grove Playhouse, 1961-1968. Executive producer Ring Theatre Arts Festival Theatre, since 1969.
Founder Fumpets Puppet Theatre, American Seed Trade Association Fair, Amsterdam, Netherlands,1970.
Member alumni board Wartburg College, since 1968, Omni Theatre. Trustee 3rd Century Bicentennial. Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1956.
Member American Theatre in Higher Education, Society Collegiate Journalism (Medal of Merit 1996), Speech Communications Association, Southeastern Theatre Conference (secretary 1962-1964), Florida Theatre Conference (vice president), Pennsylvania Theatre Association, International Council Fine Arts Deans, Florida Arts Congress (director), Society Collegiate Journalists, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Phi Gamma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Alpha Epsilon Rho.
Married Doris Elaine Blumreich, September 5, 1953. Children: Daniel, Deborah, John, Alicia, David.