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writer , Communications educator

Jennifer Robin Sparlin, American communications educator, writer. Recipient Fourth place in short story writing, Accelerated Christian Education International Student Convention, 1986. Member of Elliott Society, Wichita State University Alumni Association, Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (associate).

Background

Sparlin, Jennifer Robin was born on June 13, 1971 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Randall Morris and Pamela Bell Sparlin.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts, Friends University, 1993. Master of Arts in Communications and Theatre/Drama, Wichita State University, 1999.

Career

Dance instructor Machi's School Dance, Wichita, 1990—1996. Children's ministry intern Friendswood (Texas) Friends Church, 1993. Drama instructor Christian Center Academy, Wichita, Kansas, 1993—1994.

Writing center tutor Wichita State University, 1996—1998, graduate teaching assistant, 1998—1999. Adjunct instructor speech and theatre Cowley County Community College, Arkansas City, 1999—2001. Adjunct instructor speech Butler Community College, El Dorado, since 1999.

Lecturer communications Newman University, Wichita, 2000—2001.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novel) A Sword for Mary, 2002. Actor(assistant director): A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1991, The Patient, 2000, The Imaginary Invalid, 2001, (singer, dancer): Once Upon a Mattress, 1993, (singer, dancer, dance captain): Oklahoma!, 2001,: The Celebration, 1990, Lepers, 1990, You Can't Take it With You, 1990, The Tempest, 1991, Painting Churches, 1992, The Visitors from Forest Hill, 1992, Hamlet, 1992, The Importance of Being Ernest, 1996, Blythe Spirit, 1997, The Bowling Ball, 1997, Good Sam, 1999, Harvey, 2001. Dancer The Nutcracker, 1975-1979, 1990-1991, Ragman, 1990.

      Director: Where Have All the Lightning Bugs Gone?, 1992. Playwright Patroness, 1998, Pretty Girl, 1998, Overtime, 1998, The Way of the Wabbits, 1998, The Secret of the Old House, 1999, Meeting, 2001, American Angels, 2003. Choreographer Godspell, 1994.

Membership

Member of Elliott Society, Wichita State University Alumni Association, Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, dance, theater, cooking, travel.

Connections

Married Derek Michael Richardson, January 6, 1996.

father:
Randall Morris

mother:
Pamela Bell Sparlin

spouse:
Derek Michael Richardson