Suzanne Burgoyne

Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor of Theatre, Department of Theatre, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States

Suzanne Burgoyne is the Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor of Theatre at the Department of Theatre, University of Missouri. She has also taught directing and dramaturgy at the National Theatre Institute of Belgium. She has been editor of Theatre Topics, vice-president for Professional Development for the Association of Theatre in Higher Education and has published articles on directing and American drama in Theatre Journal, American Drama, Theatre Topics, and Text and Performance Quarterly. With Clyde Ruffin, she founded the MU Interactive Theatre Troupe, and served as a co-investigator on two major MU grants using interactive theatre. Her research is related to the scholarship of teaching and learning in theatre and the impact of interactive theatre on audiences. Dr. Burgoyne holds an M.A. in Theater from Oho State University and a Ph.D. in Theater from the University of Michigan.