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Connie Canaday Howard

Connie Canaday Howard

Connie Canaday Howard

Professor, Theater

Tel.: (630) 942-2137
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 186C
canaday@cod.edu

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Research for particular productions and periods
  • Dramatic Literature
  • Varies often, currently in Chicago and Eppie Lederer (Dear Abbey), Larry Shue and farce, and Spoon River Anthology and Edgar Lee Masters
  • Shakespeare
  • Directing

 

Recent Courses Taught:

  • Theater 1100 - Theatre Appreciation
  • Theater 1105 - Improvisational Acting
  • Theater 1111 - Acting I
  • Theater 1112 - Acting II
  • Theater 2230 - Directing
  • Theater 1120 - Rehearsal and Performance
  • Theater 1823 - Play Production
  • Theatre 2870 and 2871 - Coop/Intern
  • Theatre 2211 - Repertory Acting
     

Current Projects:

  • The Lady With All The Answers, September 2013
  • The Nerd, October 2012
  • Spoon River Anthology, February 2013

 

Education:

  • M.F.A. Directing, University of Pittsburgh
     

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Outstanding Faculty Member at College of DuPage 2004
  • Who's Who Among Colleges and Universities (eleven times cited for teaching)
  • Member ATHE
  • Joseph Jefferson Artistic Team Member
  • Artistic Director - Buffalo Theatre Ensemble
  • Member - League of Chicago Theatres
  • Direction Award - Academy of Theatre Artists and Friends

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