Brandon Smith , M.F.A.Coordinator of Theatre Studies Major, Assistant Professor
M.F.A. in Dramatic Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.F.A. in Theatre, Midwestern State University
Professional Affiliations: Texas State Vice Chair (KCACTF, 2011-12), KCACTF Respondent (Region VI, 2012), QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan) Committee Member (Bandersnatch, 2012), UGROW Member - a month-long cross-disciplinary research and build project with engineering and theatre students to create puppets and mechancal creatures (Bandersnatch, 2011), Co-founder of Flying Man Productions (2006-present), Adjudicator for high school one act play festivals (Texas University Interscholastic League, 2006-12), Respondent (KCACTF, Region IV, current).
Lectures and Appearances: Cross-Disciplinary research (MSU Faculty Forum, 2012), COPLAC National Conference (2012), featured artist and educator recognized for acheivements in cross-disciplinary research (COPLAC website, 2011-2012), Guest Artist and Director (Summer Opera Workshop, Pacific Lutheran University 2010-12), Guest Artist and Director for Mask Improvisation workshops (Keller ISD Summer Spotlight Program, 2012), “Fundamentals of Acting” workshop for high school students (Mansfield Summitt High School, 2005), “OAP (One Act Play) the Movie” documentary film workshops (Texas Educational Theatre Association Convention, 2008).