Janet Gupton - Associate Professor of Theatre Arts and Resident Director
Education: BA (Political Science) and Juris Doctor (Law), Wake Forest University; MS/Ph.D. (Theatre), University of Oregon
Academic Interests: Acting, directing, theatre history, feminist approaches to theatre, Asian theatre
Janet Gupton is in her eleventh year at Linfield where she teaches Beginning Acting, Intermediate Acting, Topics in Performance, Theatre History & Dramatic Literature, Directing, Advanced Directing, and Theatre Business and Promotions. She also regularly directs for the Linfield stage. Past Linfield directing credits include Execution of Justice, Lend Me A Tenor, The Comedy of Errors, Man of La Mancha, Crave, Macbeth, A Corpse with feet, Scapino!, and The Foreigner.
"Infusing Asian Theatre into the Undergraduate Theatre History Class" Northwest Drama Review, 2006. "Un-ruling the Woman: Comedy and the Plays of Beth Henly & Rebecca Gilman." edited by Robert L. McDonald & Linda Rohrer Paige (2002); "Gogging: A Model for Theatre Pedagogy," co-authored with Robert Barton, Theatre Topics (Sept. 2000)