Wesley Longacre: Wesley received his PhD in Theatre from CU-Boulder in May of 2017. Before coming to CU, Wesley received his Master of Arts in English Literature from Wake Forest University where he was named a Richter Scholar. He got his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science from Baylor University. At CU-Boulder, Wesley has taught multiple semesters of Development of American Musical Theatre, American Theatre and Drama, and Acting. He assistant directed CU's production of These Shining Lives, co-directed Our Town in the University Theatre with fellow CU PhD graduate Lindsay Weitkamp, receiving the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival meritorious directing award, and directed the university's Loft production of Rabbit Hole. Wesley was twice named outstanding graduate director while at CU. He has also served as an assistant director and dramaturg for the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and as Articles Editor for Partake, the Journal of Performance as Research.