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Franchelle Stewart Dorn

Franchelle Stewart Dorn Professor, UT-Austin, Department of Theatre and Dance: COFA Excellence in Teaching Award, Academy of Distinguished Teachers, Regents’ Outstanding Teacher. Inducted into the National Theater Conference, and the National Association of Acting Teachers. Professional Credits: Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC), Arena Stage, American Conservatory Theatre, Yale Rep, Long Wharf, George Street, Great Lakes Shakespeare Theater, Cleveland Playhouse, Arizona State Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Everyman, Guthrie, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Penumbra, Ford’s Theatre. Off-Broadway: Red Bull, Signature. Austin: Zach, and Austin Shakespeare. TV: Dr. Rita Madison on NBC’s “Another World,” Alanis Joyner on “Law and Order,” Host: PBS Working Women and Literary Visions. More than 400 industrials, commercials, and voice-overs. Awards: nominated for eight Helen Hayes Awards, winning three; Austin Critics’ Circle for Best Actor in a Play: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Edge of Peace, Medea. MFA, Yale University.