educator

Randall Rapstine has taught Acting, Directing for the Stage, Stage Management, Theatre Appreciation, Introduction to Acting and Introduction to Cinema at Texas Tech University. His interests include actor training, directing, dramaturgy, devised theatre, site specific theatre and Shakespeare. He is an adjudicator for the State of Texas University Interscholastic League One Act Play competitions and for the Dallas Summer Musical High School Theatre Awards. Rapstine also trained at the Tennessee Williams Institute at The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival and is a Fellow of The Critics Institute at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center.

Rapstine with his fancy Powerbook at Texas Tech University's School of Theatre & Dance. Showoff.
Rapstine with his fancy Powerbook at Texas Tech University's School of Theatre & Dance. Showoff.

Rapstine received his BFA in Acting from The University of Texas. His MFA is from Texas Tech University in Performance & Pedagogy. He is pursuing his PhD in Playwriting and History/Theory/Criticism. He trained with William Esper and Maggie Flannigan at The William Esper Studio in New York and has trained with Cynthia Szegeti, Nancy Wolfson, Kari Margolis and at The Kennedy Center Directing Initiative and The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center.

PhD

Playwriting and History/Theory/Criticism
Currently completing at Texas Tech University (prospective completion August 2020)

MFA

Performance & Pedagogy

Texas Tech University, 2015

BFA

Acting
The University of Texas at Austin, 1985

Curriculum vitae

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