Rank/Position: Associate Professor
Teaching Areas: Performance, Theatre Management, Theatre Studies
Other Roles: Director
Office: CT 104
Courses Taught: Theatre Management, Western Drama One, Western Drama Two, Acting 3
Frank has been teaching at New Paltz since August 2001. Previously he was Chair of Theatre Arts at Bradley University. Prior to that time, Frank had been Director of Academics at Florida State University. Frank holds a PhD in Theatre Studies from Florida State University, an MFA in Directing from CUNY Brooklyn College, and a BFA from SUNY Purchase. He has also trained professionally with the legendary Uta Hagen and at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
Frank’s professional theatre credentials as an actor and director include work in NYC in film, television, and on the stage. At SUNY New Paltz, Frank has directed Company, Guys and Dolls, King Lear, and The Caucasian Chalk Circle and has appeared as an actor in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bottom) and Our Town (Stage Manager). Frank is currently the Treasurer of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education.