Graduate Adjunct Faculty, Integrated Arts
Sharon is an interdisciplinary artist and professor who holds a MFA from Goddard College in Vermont and a Masters of Education from Plymouth State University. She has been a director, actress, and undergraduate Theatre professor in the state for the past thirty years.
Sharon has worked at New England College, Plymouth State University, The Barnstormers, The Community Players of Concord, and other venues around the state.
For 10 years Sharon taught at and ran a theatre company The NH State Prison Players / Fourth Wall Theatre Project at the NH State Prison for Men. Sharon authored a chapter in the book Performing New Lives – Prison Theatre published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers entitled “From the Meanest Creature-Theatre as a Vehicle for Change”, which chronicles a portion of her time spent as a theatre facilitator at the NH State Prison for men.
She has studied and teacher trained at the world-renowned Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Massachusetts and works to bring their teaching aesthetic to others on regular basis.
Degrees and Education
- MFA, Goddard College
- MEd, Plymouth State University
- BA, Westminster College
- Theatre as a tool and resource to rehabilitate and heal incarcerated and at-risk populations.
- The use of kinetic energy and aura work on stage as an actor and director.
- Chapter in the book Performing New Lives – Prison Theatre published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers entitled “From the Meanest Creature-Theatre as a Vehicle for Change.”
- Shakespeare Theatres Association of America Conference, Lenox, MA
- Panelist – Shakespeare Goes to Prison
Awards and Distinctions
- Nominated for Adjunct Teacher of the Year 2012-PSU