Dr. Lance Mekeel

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Position: Assistant Professor of Theatre

Department: Center for Fine Arts

Office: Scotus 218


About Dr. Lance Mekeel


  • Ph.D., Theatre, Bowling Green State University (2013)
  • M.A., Theatre, Villanova University (2008)
  • B.A., Theatre-Performance, (2006)


Dr. Mekeel joined the faculty at Saint Francis in fall, 2021. A generalist in theatre, Dr. Mekeel brings to Saint Francis expertise in all facets of theatre. He has worked professionally as a director, lighting and scenic designer, production manager and technical director, master carpenter, and electrician. He is also a Certified Teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique of Acting through the National Michael Chekhov Association. Dr. Mekeel regularly presents research from his rehearsal/production processes and teaching at regional and national conferences. His "traditional" research focuses on effigy as performance and on the appropriation by legitimate culture of avant-garde theatre.


website: https://lamekeel.wixsite.com/lancemekeel


Courses Taught


  • THTR 101: History of the Theatre
  • THTR 102: Introduction to Film Art
  • THTR 103: Theatre Arts Workshop
  • THTR 200: Educational Theatre
  • THTR 202: Studies in Drama
  • WRIT 102: Research Writing


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