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Robert Shimko

Robert Shimko is assistant professor of theater history and dramaturgy at the University of Houston, where he heads the M.A. program in theatre studies as well as the B.F.A. degree track in playwrighting/dramaturgy.  Professor Shimko’s scholarly writing has been widely published in numerous journals and magazines.  In 2008, he received the Robert A. Schanke Theatre Research Award from the Mid-America Theatre Conference.  As a professional dramaturg, his credits include productions at the Alley Theatre, the Guthrie Theater, Harlem Stage, Stages Repertory Theatre, and the Catastrophic Theatre.  He has been named Senior Dramaturg of the Houston Shakespeare Festival.

(Spring 2012)

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Registration is Underway for April and May 2017 Courses!
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April 2017

Currently on tour!
Encountering Southern Culture: A Journey to Oxford and Memphis
Thursday, April 6 - Sunday, April 9, 2017
 

Getting Götterdämmerung
Apri 6 and 13, Private Homes
April 19, Dress Rehearsal, Wortham Theater

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May 2017
Storms, Passion, and Power: The Tempest

Four Tuesdays: May 2, 9, 16 and 23
Private Home, Houston Ballet Center for Dance, and the Brown Theater, Wortham Center

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Report Card: The First 100 Days
Monday, May 15, 6:00-7:30 P.M.
Covenant Church, 4949 Caroline, 77004

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Save the Date for the Fall 2017 Study Tour!

House Party in Newport
Thursday, October 26 - Monday, October 30, 2017
Details to be announced in the Spring 2017 Brochure

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Fall 2017 course plans nearing completion! Watch for details.