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theater arts educator

Joe Edward Ferrell, American theater arts educator. Member of Kentucky Arts in Education, Kentucky Theatre Association, Southeastern Theatre Association (chairman college and university division), American Theatre Association.

Background

Ferrell, Joe Edward was born on March 30, 1940 in Lewistown, Montana, United States. Son of Harold E. and Ann L. (Songer) Ferrell.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Montana, 1962. Master of Arts in Theater, University Montana, 1966. Postgraduate, University Iowa, 1968—1969.

Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1972—1973.

Career

Instructor Newberry (South Carolina) College, 1966—1968. Assistant professor Georgetown (Kentucky) College, 1970—1983. Assistant professor department theatre arts University Kentucky, Lexington, since 1983.

Guest director Theatre Downunder, University Kentucky, Lexington, Junkyard Players, Lexington. Various community theatres. Theatre consultant Kentucky Arts Commission.

1st lieutenant United States Army, 1963-1965.

Membership

Member of Kentucky Arts in Education, Kentucky Theatre Association, Southeastern Theatre Association (chairman college and university division), American Theatre Association.

Connections

Married Georgia Ann Benton, August 20, 1966. 1 adopted child Terry 1 child Lane.

father:
Harold E. Ferrell

mother:
Ann L. (Songer) Ferrell

spouse:
Georgia Ann Benton

child:
Lane Ferrell