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Robert E. AuFrance

director , educator , playwright

Robert E. AuFrance, American theater director, educator, playwright. Certified Teaching secondary theatre and history Ohio State, 1991. Master: Thepsian Society (life; president and faculty advisor 1985-1994), Alpa Psi Omega (honorary; faculty advisor 2000-2008); member: Aristos Eklectos (life; governing member 1989-1991).

Background

AuFrance, Robert E. was born on December 2, 1968 in Defiance, Ohio, United States. Son of Larry E. and Vicki S. AuFrance.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre History and Playwriting, University Missouri, Columbia, 2004.

Career

Lecturer, theatre and speech University Findlay, Penal Education Program, Ohio, 1991—1992. Head, theatre Paulding Exempted Village Schools, 1991—1994. Teaching assistant, staff member Kent State University, Department Theatre and Dance, 1994—1996, University Missouri, Department Theatre, Columbia, Missouri, 1996—2000.

Visiting lecturer, theatre department Albion College, Michigan, 2000—2002. Director, theatre Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa, since 2002. Playwriting instructor Services for Indiana Living, Columbia, 1999—2000.

Achievements

  • Certified Teaching secondary theatre and history Ohio State, 1991.

Works

  • Author: (plays) Crop Circle (Rhynsburger award, 1999), Horsefly Summer, (short stories) Three Stories (G.G. Bruer award, 1990). Actor: (plays) Pinned (Rhynsburger award, 1999).

Membership

Master: Thepsian Society (life. President and faculty advisor 1985-1994), Alpa Psi Omega (honorary. Faculty advisor 2000-2008).

Member: Aristos Eklectos (life. Governing member 1989-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Theater, writing, films, acting, antiques.