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Theater educator

Peter Julian Bukalski, American Theater educator. Faculty fellow University of California, 1965-1966.


Bukalski, Peter Julian was born on June 5, 1941 in Milwaukee. Son of Julius and Louise (Wilk) Bukalski.


Bachelor, University of Wisconsin, 1963; Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1964; Master of Fine Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1975.


Teaching associate, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1973-1975; chair cinema and photgraphy, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale, 1975-1979; dean, Southern Illinois U., Edwardsville, 1984-1989; professor theater, Southern Illinois U., Edwardsville, since 1989; director education, American Film Institute, Los Angeles, 1979-1983. Associate Funds Unlimited, Monrovia, California, 1983-1984.


  • Other Work

    • Director plays including Picnic on the Battlefield, 1968, The Fall of the House of Atreus, 1968, Three Penny Opera, 1990. Principal oboist Alton Symphony, 1984-1987, Florissant Valley Symphony, 1987-1988. Oboist Belleville Philharmonic, 1987-1996, Citrus Symphony, 1983-1984.


Board of directors Madison County (Illinois) Arts Council, since 1988, Belleville Philharmonic Society, 1989. Member University Film and Video Association (secretary 1974-1976, president 1979-1981, chair commission accreditation 1984-1985, board directors since 1991), Society Cinema Studies (secretary 1977-1979, member county 1980-1983), University Film and Video Foundation (project associate 1983-1984), American Musical Instrument Society, International Double ReedSoc.


Married Anne Kathryn Gardner, September 25, 1971. Children: Julian Darius, Brendan Damien.

Julius Bukalski

Louise (Wilk) Bukalski

Anne Kathryn Gardner

Brendan Damien Bukalski

Julian Darius Bukalski