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choreographer , educator , theater director

Joseph Hugh Deer, American theater director, choreographer, educator. Named Theatre Man of Year, Dayton Daily News, 2001. Member of Musical Theatre Educators Alliance (founding president 2002-2006).

Background

Deer, Joseph Hugh was born on November 25, 1961 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Irving and Harriet Anne Deer.

Education

Bachelor in Theatre Performance, University South Florida, Tampa. Master of Fine Arts in Directing, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1996.

Career

Head Bachelor of Fine Arts musical theatre program Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, since 1997. Resident artist Human Race Theatre Company, 2006—2008. Founding president Musical Theatre Educators Alliance International, 2002—2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (textbook) Acting In Musical Theatre: A Comprehensive Course. Director: Struthers Library Theatre, New York City Tapworks. Dancer (broadway shows) Anything Goes, The American Dancemachine.

      Stage director and choreographer: Mountain Playhouse. Stage manager (broadway show) Guys and Dolls.

Membership

Member of Musical Theatre Educators Alliance (founding president 2002-2006).

Connections

Married Caitlin Caitlin Larsen, January 14, 1990. Married Caitlin Larsen-Deer. Children: Leonard William, Joe.

father:
Irving Deer

mother:
Harriet Anne Deer

spouse:
Caitlin Caitlin Larsen

spouse:
Caitlin Larsen-Deer

child:
Leonard William Deer

child:
Joe Deer