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Theater educator

Roger William Mays, American theater educator. Achievements include development of touring children's theatre program. Theatre liaison Chadron Library. Board, 1999—2008.

Background

Mays, Roger William was born on November 20, 1953 in Grand Island, Nebraska, United States. Son of Glenn and Helen Mays.

Education

Bachelor, University Nebraska, Kearney, 1977. Master of Arts, Denver University, Colorado, 1981. Master of Fine Arts, University Georgia, Athens, 1998.

Career

Theatre instructor Coker College, Hartsville, South Carolina, 1985—1988. Associate artistic director Springer Opera House, Columbus, Georgia, 1990—1995. Theatre professor Chadron State College, Nebraska, since 1998.

Acting company Georgia Shakespeare Festival, Atlanta, 1995—1996. Intern Cooper Foundation, 2008. Managing director Post Playhouse, Crawford, Nebraska, 2006—2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of touring children's theatre program.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Director: (plays, theatre) Reckless, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, The God of Hell, cyrano. (plays, children's theatre) Treasure Islande. Producer: (Broadway plays, musical) Guys & Dolls, South Pacific, Oklahoma.

      Director: Godspell.

Membership

Theatre liaison Chadron Library. Board, 1999—2008.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, fishing.

Connections

Married Lucinda Wilken, September 12, 1980. 1 child Walt Henry.

father:
Glenn Mays

mother:
Helen Mays

spouse:
Lucinda Wilken

child:
Walt Henry Mays