Faculty Spotlight - Professor Ken McCulough

Faculty Spotlight - Professor Ken McCulough
After 28 years with FSCJ, Professor of Theatre Ken McCulough recently directed his 55th and final production with FSCJ DramaWorks, "The Mad Atlas of Virginia King," written by Professor Tim Gilmore.
 
Professor McCulough is an associate member of the national union of Stage Directors and Choreographers (SDC). In 2006, he was a recipient of the FSCJ Outstanding Faculty Award. Last fall he directed an innovative production of "Pinocchio" and last spring he conceived and directed the original musical revue of "A World Distanced," reflecting on how the pandemic continues to impact our society and our personal lives. In the fall of 2020, Professor McCulough also directed FSCJ DramaWorks' first outdoor production: "Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing."
 
He has directed most of the FSCJ DramaWorks productions over the years, among the
most recent, "Repossessions: Mass Shooting in Baymeadows" and
"Stalking Ottis Toole: A Southern Gothic," both written by Professor of
English Tim Gilmore, "The Taste of Sunrise," in collaboration with FSCJ's ASL/
English Interpreting programs, "James and the Giant Peach," and the musical
revue, "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris." In spring 2005, "The
Lady from Dubuque" was produced with the world-renowned playwright,
Edward Albee in attendance for his play, and introducing the opening
performance and meeting with the cast and crew.
 
Professional credits include productions with the Saruel French New Play Festival in NYC, Nebraska Rep., Arkansas Rep., and several productions at Memphis' Playhouse on the Square.
 
Professor McCulough has also served as a full-time faculty member at the University of
Memphis and the University of Nebraska. In 2006, he was a recipient of the
Outstanding Faculty Award at FSCJ, and he is an associate member of the
national union of Stage Directors and Choreographers (DC). He holds a
Master of Fine Arts in Directing from the University of Memphis.

He will be retiring from FSCJ in May of this year. Share your well wishes here: https://www.kudoboard.com/boards/nQcQb6mq

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