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Tufts University
Dept. of Drama and Dance
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40 Talbot Avenue
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.3493
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Luke Jorgensen
Director Children's Theater

Biography

Luke Jorgensen is the Artistic Director of the Tufts University Children's Theatre Program and an occasional director and teacher for the Drama Department. Recent productions he has directed at Tufts include Noises Off, Six Degrees of Separation, The Pillowman, and The Arabian Nights.

At Boston College, Luke is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Theatre, teaching Acting II, Creative Dramatics I & II, and Introduction to Theatre. He has directed Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Moliere's The Flying Doctor and Forced Marriage, The Crucible, The King Stag, Metamorphoses and A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Boston College Theatre Department. He also serves as a director and consultant for the First Year Experience and is the faculty advisor for My Mother's Fleabag.

His scholarship centers on theatre education, on actor training, and on the work of Augusto Boal and the Theatre of the Oppressed. His professional acting credits include The Shaughraun at the Huntington Theater and Smoke Signals at Chicago's Remains Theatre. He has appeared in various roles on television and film, including the films "School Ties" and "Starving Artists".

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Courses Taught

DR 187 Teaching Through Drama and Improvisation