Kenneth McCoy

Kenneth McCoy

Professor of Theatre Arts

Dr. McCoy has been teaching at Stetson for more than 27 years. He teaches all aspects of theatre including voice, acting and directing. 

  • PhD, theatre, Bowling Green State University
  • MFA, theatre, Southern Illinois University
  • BA, theatre, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Contact

Course Sampling

  • Principles of Acting
  • Voice and Diction
  • Principles of Directing
  • Acting for the Camera
  • Acting Comedy
  • Mask and Movement
  • Advanced Directing
  • Native American Performance and Culture

Areas of Expertise

  • Acting for theatre and film
  • Directing for the theatre
  • Photography for the theatre

Biography

Ken McCoy joined the theatre arts faculty at Stetson University in 1994. Besides teaching, he has directed more than 50 productions for the stage and acted in nearly as many roles for stage, film and television. McCoy has appeared as an actor in several films, including EyeonU Films' award-winning short "Persistence" and AndYou Films' "Flashback." He occasionally writes and records incidental music for theatre productions, speaks Spanish and is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation.

Research

  • Latin American and Native American theatre
  • Amateur (ham) radio
  • Digital and film photography
  • Acting for theatre and film
  • Directing for the theatre
  • Playwriting

Publications

  • A Brief Guide to Internet Resources in Theatre and Performance Studies. (1993-2011)
  • Production photos, in: Schmitt, Julia. "Tenth Century Drama in the Twenty-first Century: Staging Hrotsvit of Gandersheim at Stetson University (2005)." Quidditas: On-Line Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association.(http://humanities.byu.edu/rmmra/)
  • "A Week at the Races: ATV Serves the Public Interest at Daytona." QST: devoted entirely to Amateur Radio. November 2005.
  • Encyclopedia Entry: "Lend Me A Tenor." MasterPlots II: Drama. Salem Press, 2003.
  • Contributed 20 encyclopedia biographies representing Puerto Rico in "Who's Who in the Contemporary World Theatre". Ed. Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe, Univ. of Wales, Aberystwyth, Routledge Publ., 2000.
  • "Liberating the Latin American Audience: The Conscientização of Enrique Buenaventura and Augusto Boal." Theatre InSight 6.2 (Summer 1995).