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Theater educator

John Claude Peyrouse, American theater educator. Recipient grants for theatre productions; Cumberland Foundation grantee, 1981. Member Speech Communication Association, Southeast Theatre Conference, North Carolina Theatre Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association, American Theatre in Higher Education, National Collegiate Players (honorary), Alpha Psi Omega (honorary). National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1987, 90.

Background

Peyrouse, John Claude was born on June 29, 1928 in Ovid, Colorado, United States. Son of John Claude and Ruth (Young) Peyrouse.

Education

Graduate University Arkansas, 1956, University Missouri, 1957-1958, Northwestern University, 1960-1962.

Career

Teacher, Logan County High School, Sterling, Colorado, 1950-1951, Centennial High School, Pueblo, Colorado, 1955-1956. Various teaching positions Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, 1957-1960, Kendall College, Evanston, Illinois, 1960-1961, Doane College, Crete, Nebraska, 1961-1970, University Central Arkansas, Conway, 1971-1972, Arkansas College, Batesville, 1972-1973, E. Tennessee State University, Johnson City, 1973-1976. Director theatre Methodist College, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1977-1996.

Theatre critic Station WFNC. Arts tour guide; youth theatre director. Artistic director Shakespearean Summer Festival.

Founder "Mysteries Improvable, Limited.". Board directors Fayetteville Arts Council, Fayetteville Symphony Orch. Member July 4th celebration committee Served with United States Air Force, 1951-1955.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Speech Communication Association, Southeast Theatre Conference, North Carolina Theatre Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association, American Theatre in Higher Education, National Collegiate Players (honorary), Alpha Psi Omega (honorary). National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1987, 90.

Connections

Married Jane Harton, May 6, 1956. Children– Jane VanVoorhees, Marcia Melanie, John Claude.

father:
John Claude Peyrouse

mother:
Ruth (Young) Peyrouse

spouse:
Jane Harton

children:
Jane VanVoorhees Peyrouse

Marcia Melanie Peyrouse

John Claude Peyrouse