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Associate Professor of Theatre: Acting and Voice
Chair, Theatre Department
ACW 119

Research Interests: Environmental Issues, Performances

As a theatre artist, Purse-Wiedenhoeft developed an Improvisation Class that used sustainability as a central idea and also developed the University Studies Course, Introduction to Acting that uses sustainability as a supplementary focus for the class. Purse-Wiedenhoeft’s one woman show on the life of Irish Playwright, Lady Gregory connects this historical figure’s life in the theatre to a love of the natural world.