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actor , Drama educator

Sandi Shackelford, American Drama educator, actor. Grantee for National Theater Great Britain South Carolina. Arts Commission, 1989, 1987. Campaign manager for Democratic candidate for South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1988. Member Actors Equity Association, Southeastern Theatre Conference, South Carolina. Theatre Association.

Background

Shackelford, Sandi was born on November 5, 1950 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Howard Francis and Mary Louise (Crowder) Shackelford.

Education

Bachelor in English, University of Southern California, 1974;Master of Arts in Theatre, University of Southern California, 1977;Master of Fine Arts in Acting, Southern Methodist U., 1981;student, National Theatre Great Britain Acting School, 1989, 93.

Career

Actor, The Alley Theatre, Houston, 1981-1982;actor, various companies, 1982-1985;instructor, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1985-1989;associate professor, Coastal Carolina U., Conway, South Carolina., since 1989. Acting teacher Workshop Theatre Acting School, Columbia, 1985-1990, People's Light and Theatre Company, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 1984. Acting coach Patchwork Players, Columbia, 1986-1988, freelance, 1981-1989.

Freelance director, Columbia, 1988-1989. Teacher, actor Delaware Institute for Arts in Education, Newark, since 1983;founder, artistic director Girl Thing Prodns., producer, performer An Audience with Fanny Kemble, 1991-1994, Truth, Beauty & Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 2 1-woman touring plays performed at Spoleto Festival, 1993, 96, Folger Shakespeare Library. Theatre, Washington, also 5 other states.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Appeared in movies including The Look Alike, 1990, Sleeping With the Enemy, 1990, White Squall, 1995. Television appearances include Touched by an Angel, Unsolved Mysteries. Stage acting includes Cryano de Bergerac, 1982, The Year the Lake Turned Ove, 1983, Henry V, 1984, Painting Churches, 1985, Old Times, 1985.

      Directed numerous plays including Relative Madness, 1989, True West, 1989, Sorrows of Steven, 1988, Aunt Dan and Lemon, 1991, A Fish Story, The Homecoming, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, Someone Who'll Watch Over Maine.

Membership

Campaign manager for Democratic candidate for South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1988. Member Actors Equity Association, Southeastern Theatre Conference, South Carolina.

Theatre Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: river paddling, biology.

Connections

Married Paris Anthony Peet, August 2, 1982 (divorced 1990).

father:
Howard Francis Shackelford

mother:
Mary Louise (Crowder) Shackelford

spouse:
Paris Anthony Peet