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January 30, 2018 - February 4, 2018
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT 
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Jim Beauregard

Dean College
Workshop Presenter
Jim Beauregard serves as Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance and Technical Director for The School of Arts and The School of Dance at Dean College in Franklin, MA. Jim has a Master’s degree in Theatre and Dance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre from Rhode Island College. He has served as Technical Director at Dean College for twenty-seven years. As a faculty member, he has taught Technical Production I & II, Acting I, II & III, Character Study, Stage Management, Musical Theatre Ensemble, Movement Improvisation, Stage Combat, Public Speaking, and workshops in Commedia & Juggling. In 2015, Jim’s direction and choreography of Urinetown received multiple national awards from the Kennedy Center, to include The Hilton Worldwide Award for Distinguished Achievement in Production and recognition from the The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival National Awards Panel Committee for his original choreography. Jim has directed numerous pieces for Dean College, including the following plays which were held for consideration: Urinetown, Oklahoma! Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Three Musketeers, The Producers, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, and The Crucible. Jim served on the executive board for KCACTF, Region I, as Chair, Vice Chair, and Immediate Past Chair. He also served on the selection team, and as a respondent for numerous college productions throughout Region I for the past twenty years. Jim founded and served as Director and Technical Director of Dean College Summer Theatre for five years. Jim served 8 years as Technical Director and Lead Teacher for Summer Stars Camp for the Performing Arts. Past sponsors of the camp include Britney Spears, 50 Cent, American Idol, and the Jonas Brothers. Jim has been involved in stage combat for over thirty-five years as a choreographer and an instructor. Beauregard served as Artistic Director at the Medieval Manor in Boston for twelve years and performed with the company for twenty-five years. Recent directing and choreography credits include Star Players of Massachusetts, Westerly Shakespeare, Trinity Repertory Company, Sandra Feinstein Gamm, and Commonwealth Shakespeare. He toured with The Cumberland Company’s elite performing troupe throughout New England and the Midwest teaching master classes, lecture demonstrations, and performances. He has since choreographed and acted in several national touring shows and co-founded and taught at his own studio. Most recently he is serving as the Artistic Director for Homebrewed Theatre Company. A company dedicated to original theatre. Jim continues to perform, choreograph and direct as an independent guest artist. Through his work in master classes, choreography, regional theatres, and theatre festivals throughout the country, Jim continues to serve as a creative contributor to the theatrical education community.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, February 2
 

3:30pm EST