Bud Coleman, Ph.D. in Theatre History/Criticism, University of Texas-Austin; MFA in Theatre: Directing, University of Utah; BFA in Theatre Arts, Texas Christian University. Chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance, 2003 - 2017. CU faculty member since 1993.
Previously Fulbright Lecturer at Waseda University and Kyoritsu Women’s University in Tokyo, Japan; Adjunct Faculty, Department of Theatre, St. Edward’s University, 1990-1992; Dancer/Choreographer/Co-Artistic Director with Kinesis Modern Dance Company, 1989-1993; Assistant Instructor, Department of Theatre & Dance, University of Texas-Austin, 1988-1993; Wardrobe Supervisor, Dresser and Buyer for 10 Broadway productions and tours, 1982-1988; Comprimario Dresser, New York City Opera, 1980-1981; Dancer, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, 1978-1979.
CU Directing & Choreographing Credits Include:
A Broadway Christmas Carol, Into the Woods, Hair, Rent, Seussical, 14 (KC/ACTF Regional Selection), Pippin, Wonderful Town, Songs in the Key of…Caffeine, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Shakespeare’s Women, Six Degrees of Separation, Turkey!!!, Lysistrata, A Grand Night for Singing, and Dames at Sea.
Professional Credits Include:
Fiddler on the Roof for Mahidol University (Thai premiere); Stephen Sondheim’s Company in Vladivostok, Russian Federation; CU Eklund Opera’s New Opera Workshop (2015-2019); The Producers and Little Shop of Horrors for the Mount Baker Theatre, Bellingham, WA; writing and performing a one-man show An Evening’s Intercourse With Natasha Notgoudenuff, Bailiwick Theatre, Chicago, and directing and/or choreographing The Mikado, Angry Housewives, Chicago, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Into the Woods in Austin, TX.
Recent Publications Include: