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Kris Peterson

Kris Peterson

Asst Teaching Professor
TMA, Theatre Education

151 WCO
50W 960N
Provo, UT 84604

Biography

Kris is an actor/director/educator with an MFA in Staging Shakespeare at the University of Exeter in Devon, UK. In May 2014 she completed an internship with the Tony-Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival. She has completed acting and directing coursework at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London where she studied under Philip Bird, Glynn Macdonald, and Yvonne Morley. She is currently a theatre education and directing professor at BYU. She is currently directing Wendy and Peter Pan and has previously directed Comedy of Errors and Cyrano for BYU's Young Company. She is the co-founder of Happy Accidents Theatre Company and Dark Lady Shakespeare Company.

Research Interests

educational tours, devised theatre

Teaching Interests

theatre education, directing, pedagogy, curriculum development

Education

  • M.F.A., Theatre Practice: Staging Shakespeare , University of Exeter (2014)
  • B.A., Theatre and Media Arts Education , Brigham Young University (2002)

Licenses and Certifications

  • Utah State Board of Education, Level 2 Utah Teaching License (2010 - 2015)
  • Utah State Office of Education, Level 1, Utah Teaching License (2002 - 2005)

Honors and Awards

  • Nominee; Career Champion Award, Careers and Experiential Learning, Brigham Young University (2020 - 2020)
  • Edwin Rudd Scholarship, University of Exeter (2014 - 2014)

Memberships

  • Fornés Institute (2020 - Present)
  • Educational Theatre Association (2019 - Present)
  • Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (2019 - Present)
  • American Alliance for Theatre Education (2018 - Present)
  • Utah Theatre Association (2018 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Committee/Council Member, Fornés Institute (2020 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, American Alliance for Theatre and Education-EDIA Committee (2019 - Present)
  • Other, Utah Theatre Association (2018 - Present)
  • Conference-Related Role, Association for Theatre in Higher Education (2021 - 2021)

Courses Taught

Publications

Amy Petersen Jensen Kris Wing Peterson

Presentations

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Amy Petersen Jensen Kris Wing Peterson Julia D Ashworth
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Kris Wing Peterson Teresa Ann Love
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