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Machele Dill, MS, MFA

Machele Dill, MS, MFA
Director of Musical Theatre Program
Applied Assistant Professor of Musical Theater
College of Arts & Sciences
Theatre
918-631-3155 Kendall Hall Room 100C

Education

MS – University of Nebraska – Lincoln MFA – University of Arkansas BS – University of Arkansas

Bio

Machele Miller Dill has been at the University of Tulsa as the Director of the Musical Theatre Program for thirteen years where her specialties, in addition to musical theatre, include Meisner Technique, Mask Technique and obscure musicals. She is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association and splits her time among Tulsa, New York City and Dublin, Ireland where she performed an original one woman show. Other international credits include a ten day performance tour of Israel in the new musical, The Unwitting Wife. Miller holds an MFA in Acting from the University of Arkansas, an MS in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and a B.S. in Chemistry cum laude from the University of Arkansas.

Teaching Interests

Musical Theatre, specifically belt technique and the rehab of the voice, Meisner, Le Coq clowning, Mask – with a special emphasis on commedia dell’arte – and the Alexander Technique

Courses Taught

  • The Liberal Arts and Real Life
  • Voice and Movement I
  • Musical Theatre History and Literature II
  • Homosexuality and Musical Theatre

Professional Affiliations

  • Actors’ Equity Association
  • American Guild of Variety Artists

Awards & Honors

  • Grant Funding for Mirror Me(at)
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Hart’s of Arkansas
  • Arthur Fry Scholarship
  • Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society
  • Best Supporting Actress Nomination
  • GAANN Fellowship
  • Kent Brown Scholarship
  • Best Play (Assistant Director)
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Women’s Studies Course Development Grant
  • Kravits Grant
  • Faculty Great Lecture Series 2013