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Joe Deer

Distinguished Professor of Musical Theatre - Head, BFA Musical Theatre Program

Wright State University

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Wright State University

014 Student Union 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway

Dayton, Ohio,45435

United States

Company Description

A Carnegie-classified research university, Wright State University's main campus is 12 miles northeast of downtown Dayton, Ohio, near the historic landmarks where the Wright brothers taught the world to fly. The university operates a branch campus, Wright Stat...more

Background Information

Employment History

Stage Director

Muse Machine


Chief Cook and Bottle Washer

Freelance Stage Director and Choreographer


Contributing Author

Educational Theatre Association


Affiliations

United Scenic Artists

Member


Education

MFA

Northwestern University


MFA

Directing

Carnegie Mellon University


master teacher

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama


Web References(76 Total References)


College Auditions - The Performer's Warehouse

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Joe Deer, Head of Musical Theatre @ Wright State University


humanracetheatre.org

directed by Joe Deer
Thanks to Joe and Kevin. Thanks to Joe and everyone at Human Race. Special thanks to Todd and everyone at ATB! Thank you Joe, Kevin, and all at Human Race! Thanks to Joe and The Human Race for this opportunity to return to the Dayton stage and my family and friends for their love and support. Thanks to Joe, Sean, and Kevin for this opportunity! Much love and thanks to Kevin, Tara, Joe, and the whole HRTC team! www.adamsoniak.com Thank you: Agent Eddie Rabon, Human Race Theatre Company, Andrea Gastman, Jose Lares, Alpha Omega Dance Company, Trent Kendall, Paul Castree, Andreas Linardatos, Joe Deer, Edward Simonick. Joe Deer (Director) is a proud Resident Artist with The Human Race Theatre Company and has directed a dozen shows here, including Avenue Q, Seussical, Big River and Lend Me a Tenor. He is the Distinguished Professor of Musical Theatre at Wright State University where he is head of the BFA Musical Theatre program and Director of The Musical Theatre Initiative. Joe also works closely with Muse Machine here in Dayton and is active internationally as a director, choreographer, master teacher and scholar. He is the author of Acting in Musical Theatre (co-author, Rocco Dal Vera), Directing in Musical Theatre and dozens of articles. In a past life, he was an actor, dancer and stage manager on Broadway and on tour in shows such as Guys and Dolls, Anything Goes, Singin' in the Rain, The Music Man and The American Dancemachine. Joe is also the newest inductee to the Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame and is happy to call Dayton his home. Special thanks to Joe, Kevin, and MDJ! As a native, it is always fun to return to Dayton, and a pleasure to work with this exciting company and especially Joe Deer. Dick's work has been seen at the Virginia Stage Company, Starlight Productions in Pittsburgh, the Weston Playhouse in Vermont, the Pittsburgh Public Theatre and the McCarter Theatre in New Jersey. New York credits include Conrack for AMAS (nominated for an AUDELCO Award), Fascinatin' Rhythms, a tour for Columbia Artists and a new play, Wilson. He is co-author of Scene Design and Stage Lighting, soon to be in its 10th edition. He currently serves as the Associate Head of the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University and is a member of United Scenic Artists. He received his MFA from Northwestern University.


humanracetheatre.org

directed and choreographed by Joe Deer
Many thanks to Joe and Kevin and all those who continue to support and love the arts in Ohio. Many thanks to the Human Race family, Joe, Sean Michael, and her husband, Andrew, and their 2-year-old son, Jack, for being her biggest fans. Many thanks to Joe and Kevin for this wonderful opportunity. Joe Deer (Director/Choreographer) is so pleased to return to The Human Race Theatre Company, a place he is proud to call his professional artistic home. This is Joe's tenth production with this company, some favorites of which include The 39 Steps, Seussical, Lend Me a Tenor and Big River. He is a Resident Artist with The Race and has served on their Board of Trustees for six years. Joe spends much of the rest of his time as Distinguished Professor of Musical Theatre at Wright State University, where he was recently honored with the Trustees' Award for Faculty Excellence. Joe works regularly as a director at theatres including West Virginia Public Theatre, New Stage Collective, Mountain Playhouse, Struthers Library Theatre (artistic director for four seasons) and for Muse Machine (Crazy For You). He will travel to London, England next year to direct for the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Joe is the author of the forthcoming Directing in Musical Theatre: An Essential Guide and Acting in Musical Theatre: A Comprehensive Course (co-author Rocco Dal Vera), both published by Routledge. Joe has recently been named Director of The Musical Theatre Initiative at Wright State University, and looks forward to helping enrich the national conversation on this subject that he loves so much.


Alumnus Profile: Carey Kauffman, '11, '13 and Faculty Profile: Professor Joe Deer | Wright State Alumni Association

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Alumnus Profile: Carey Kauffman, '11, '13 and Faculty Profile: Professor Joe Deer
Alumnus Profile: Carey Kauffman, '11, '13 and Faculty Profile: Professor Joe Deer Joe Deer, M.F.A., Trustees' Award for Faculty Excellence Joe Deer, M.F.A., is the rare theatre scholar equally at home in the classroom, the rehearsal studio, or writing for professional publications.Deer has been Head of Wright State's highly successful Musical Theatre program since its inception, 18 years ago. His College of Liberal Arts students have gone on to perform around the globe in Broadway, international, and regional theatre productions.


2016 Speakers | TEDxDayton

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Joe Deer, Professor and Musical Theatre Initiative Director, Wright State University


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