Randall Rapstine has taught Acting, Audition & Performance, and Public Speaking at Wayland Baptist University. He also taught playwriting at Lamar University. Randall taught Acting, 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, theatre for social change, 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, the Kennedy Center, and is a Fellow of The Critics Institute at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center.
Rapstine's MFA is from Texas Tech University in Performance & Pedagogy. He also completed studies for a Ph.D in Philosophy from Texas Tech with an emphasis in Playwriting and History/Theory/Criticism. He received his BFA in Acting from The University of Texas. 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.
Playwriting and History/Theory/Criticism
ABD, Texas Tech University (prospective completion August 2021)
Performance & Pedagogy
Texas Tech University, 2015
The University of Texas at Austin, 1985