Teresa Durbin-Ames

Dr. Teresa Durbin-Ames

Artistic Director of Theatre
Associate Professor of Theatre
Building: 
Center for the Arts
Office Number: 
235
Department: 
Phone: 
419.289.5821

Bio

  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 2000 and serves as the artistic director of theatre
  • Teaches courses in theatre history, script analysis and musical theatre
  • Has directed "Dancing at Lughnasa," "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," "Saint Joan," "Leveling Up," "The Autumn Garden," “Three Tall Women” and "Into the Woods" at Ashland University and "The Sound of Music” and “Gypsy" for Ashland Summer Theatre Festival.
  • Served as director of theatre at Waynesburg College in Pennsylvania where she directed "Barnum,” “Quilters," "Tally’s Folly," "Antigone," "Love Letters" and "I Hate Hamlet"
  • Spent several summers at the Huron Playhouse where she served as the box office manager and business manager, and had the pleasure to direct "The Secret Garden," "The King & I," "The Last Night of Ballyhoo" and "The Pajama Game"
  • Member of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education and a respondent for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Education

Bowling Green State University, Ph. D. and M.A. in Theatre
John Carroll University, B.S. in Chemistry

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Events

Apr
23
Various ensembles including brass, saxophone, string and a jazz combo...Read more
Apr
25
Directed by Sandra Ross , the 2019 Opera Scenes will...Read more
Apr
27
Ashland University Department of Theatre presents the annual showcase concert...Read more
Apr
28
The Ashland University Chamber Singers and Women's Chorus present the...Read more
Apr
28
The Ashland University Symphonic Band and Ashland Area Community Concert...Read more