Dr. Adrianne Harrop




OFFICE:    Th Arts 120

PHONE:    (310) 434-4320

EMAIL:    harrop_adrianne@smc.edu

OFFICE HOURS:    5:30-6:30p TTh, 1 hr electronic


DR. ADRIANNE HARROP has extensive experience as a director and choreographer, not only at SMC but at colleges and universities worldwide. She has directed more than 40 plays at SMC and dozens more at universities and theatres from Hollywood to England. She also has extensive choreographing experience and has many equity acting credits in productions throughout the country. She counts as the highlights of her directing career the SMC productions of "Sweeney Todd", "Pacific Overtures", "Passion" and "Vanya" which she co-wrote and which went to the regional festival of KC/ACTF, but says, "My greatest production is my son Nicolas."

She was one of the first recipients of the Excellence in Theatre Education Award for the western region, given by the KC/ACTF.


    B.A.        University of Iowa                                     Theatre Arts

    M.F.A.    Stanford University, California                    Acting/Directing

    M.B.A     Pepperdine University, California               Business Administration

    Ph.D.       University of California, Santa Barbara       Theatre History

    PostDoc  University of BENIN



    Actor's Equity Union, 25 years


Previous teaching positions


    University of Southern California

    Virginia Tech University

    University of California, San Diego

    University of California, Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara City College

    Crew-Alsager College (England)

    University of Benin (Nigeria)

    University of Surrey / Conservatoire (England) - guest lecturer

    Tulane University

FALL 2010

    TA 5           History                               12:45a-2:05p TTh              Th Arts 102                syllabus

    TA 41         Acting I                              7-10:05p Tues                    Th Arts 102                syllabus        Favorite Sayings

    TA 43         Acting, Historical Styles      2:15-5:20p TTh                  Th Arts 101                syllabus

    TA 50         Adv Prod, Full Play            Rehearsal schedule
                            The Importance of Being Earnest



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