Tommy J Wedge

Assistant Professor of Theatre
Department of Theatre
Arts & Behavioral Sciences
Academic and Student Affairs

SVSU Main Campus
Curtiss Hall 187
989-964-4147
tjwedge1@svsu.edu

Biography

Tommy Wedge is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at SVSU, where he began as an adjunct professor in 2011, and has been active in teaching, directing, stage management, and stage combat.  Recent directing credits include Stick Fly, A Raisin in the Sun, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, and Hairspray. Tommy holds an MFA in Directing from The University of South Dakota and a BS in Theatre from South Dakota State University.  Professional memberships include Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), The Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), and The Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) where Tommy holds the rank of Advanced Actor Combatant.  He has twice been nominated for the Mary H. Anderson Adjunct Faculty Award (‘11-12, ‘15-16). More at www.tommywedge.com

 

Education

Master of Fine Arts
Univ South Dakota

Bachelor of Arts
South Dakota State Univ

Teaching Interests

*Directing

*Acting

*Stage Management

*Stage Combat

*Script Analysis

Community Engagement

Midland Center for the Arts

Pit & Balcony Community Theatre

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival: Respondent 

 

Honors and Awards

Nominated for Mary H. Anderson Adjunct Faculty Award ('11-12, '15-16)

Outsanding Performer: Actor Combatant Workshop, National Stage Combat Workshop 2016

Affiliations

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC)

The Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)

The Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD)