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actor , director , Theatre educator

Robert Deuane Wagner, American theatre educator, actor, director. Certified emergency medical technician, North Dakota. Irene Ryan Acting nominee American College Theatre Festival, 1985; recipient Outstanding Service award McPherson College, 1987.


Wagner, Robert Deuane was born on March 31, 1960 in Osborne, Kansas, United States. Son of Deuane Marvin and Mary Juanita (Coppock) Wagner.


Associate of Arts, Hutchinson (Kansas) College, 1981. Bachelor of Science in Education, Emporia (Kansas) State University, 1983. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emporia (Kansas) State University, 1984.

Master of Fine Arts, University Minnesota, 1986.


Teaching associate, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1984-1986;assistant professor theatre, McPherson (Kansas) College, 1986-1987;assistant professor theatre, Bismarck (North Dakota) State College, 1987-1991;assistant professor theatre, Teikyo Marycrest U., 1991-1995;associate professor, Barton College, Wilson, North Carolina, since 1995;chair communications and theatre, Barton College, Wilson, North Carolina, since 1996. Head theatre department McPherson College, 1986-1987, Bismarck (North Dakota) State College, 1987-1991, Teikyo Marycrest U., Davenport, Iowa, 1991-1995. Artisticdir. Dakota Stage Ltd., Bismarck, 1988-1991.

Board directors That's Improv, Bismarck, 1987-1988, Spontaneous Confusion, Bismarck, 1988. Lector, Eucharistic minister St. Therese Church, Wilson.


  • Certified emergency medical technician, North Dakota.


Casting consultant North Dakota Department Health, Bismarck, 1988. Theatre consultant North Dakota State Penitentiary, Bismarck, 1989-1991. Board directors Community Theatre, Bismarck, 1988-1991, New Salem (North Dakota) Ambulance Service, 1991, The Playhouse Community Theatre, Wilson, since 1996.

Member North Dakota Emergency Medical Technician Test Team. Vice president Wilson Historic Neighborhood Association, since 1996. Member Actor's Equity Association (membership candidate since 1986), Association Theatre Higher Education, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (Local # 85), Bismarck Camera Club (president 1991, Outstanding Photographer 1990), Tri County Trailmasters 4 Wheel Drive Club (founding since 1995).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, reading, music, travel, trail riding.


Married Lynn Marie Fisher, June 10, 1983. Children: Nicholas James, Brice Marcus.

Deuane Marvin Wagner

Mary Juanita (Coppock) Wagner

Lynn Marie Fisher

Nicholas James Wagner

Brice Marcus Wagner