Steven Marzolf - Faculty & Adjuncts

Steven Marzolf

Steven Marzolf
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre
College of Arts & Sciences
918-631-3749 Kendall Hall Room 100G


MFA – University of San Diego BA – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay


Steven Marzolf worked on the world premiere of Bob Ford's play The Spiritualist at TheatreSquared (recognized by the American Theatre Wing in 2011 as one of the nation's ten most promising emerging theatres). His previous credits at TheatreSquared include Edgar Allan Poe in The Fall of the House and the 2012 Arkansas New Play Festival (in conjunction with The Arkansas Rep in Little Rock, AR). He also directed Romeo and Juliet in Concert, a collaboration between TheatreSquared and The South Arkansas Symphony in El Dorado, Arkansas.

Regionally, Marzolf has worked at some of the top theatres in the country. Acting credits include numerous productions at The Old Globe Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Notre Dame Summer Shakespeare, Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where he was a part of the original production of the 2008 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning play August: Osage County. He has done several independent films in Chicago and New York and has directed for The Stella Adler Institute in New York and The Side Project in Chicago. Marzolf holds an MFA in acting from The Old Globe Theatre/University of San Diego Professional Actor Training Program and is a member of Actors' Equity Association.

Research Interests

Professional acting credits include: Othello at Riverside Theatre, the world premiere of The Spiritualist at TheatreSquared, Much Ado About Nothing with Tulsa Shakespeare in Park. Directing credits: The Green Shows for Riverside Theatre, Romeo and Juliet for South Arkansas Symphony and several productions for TU theatre.

Teaching Interests

Voice and Movement
Styles of Acting
Acting Shakespeare’s Folio

Courses Taught

  • Independent Study
  • Survey of Dramatic Literature
  • Acting II