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Music Department

Judy Myers, MFA, M.F.A.
Judy Myers
Department Chair, Theatre and Dance - Associate Professor

(507) 457-6686
jmyers@smumn.edu

Judy Myers, MFA, Associate Professor

Education:
B.A. in Music and Theatre from the University of Michigan (Flint)
M.F.A. in Acting/Directing from the University of Arizona (Tucson)

Teaching at Saint Mary’s includes:
Musical Theatre I: Audition
Musical Theatre II: Workshop
Acting II: Voice and Movement
Acting IV: Styles
Directing I
Musical Theatre Voice Coaching
Career Development I: Sophomore Review
Career Development II: Senior Capstone
Playwriting

Production Work in Minnesota includes:
Music Director, Urinetown, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2014

Director, Necessary Targets, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2013

Director, Angels in the Trees: Rockwell Kent in Winona, Theatre du Mississippi, Winona, MN, 2013

Director, Our Town, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2012

Music Director, Guys and Dolls, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2012

Director, Machinal, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2011

Music Director, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2011

Music Director, Little Shop of Horrors, Commonweal Theatre, Lanesboro, MN, 2011

Director, Nunsense II: Second Coming, Rushford Area Society of the Arts, Rushford, MN, 2011

Director, The Lightning Bug, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2010

Director, All’s Well That Ends Well, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2010

Director, Fallen Angels, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2009

Director, A Chorus Line, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2009

Director, Bus Stop, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2008

Director/Music Director/Arranger, Candlelight Outta Sight (musical revue), Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2008

Director, Little Shop of Horrors, Gilmore Creek Summer Theatre, Winona, MN, 2008

Director, Yerma, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2007

Director, Company, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2007

Director, Showtune: Celebrating the Words and Music of Jerry Herman, Gilmore Creek Summer Theatre, Winona, MN, 2007

Director, remains, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN, 2006

Music Director/Arranger, Candlelight Night & Day, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2006

Director, Our Town, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Wimbledon, England UK, 2005

Co-Director, Cabaret, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2005

Director, Dearly Departed, Rushford Area Society of the Arts, Rushford, MN, 2005

Composer, The Tempest, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA, 2005

Director and Music Director, Hello Dolly, Rushford Area Society of the Arts, Rushford, MN, 2004

Director, The Misanthrope, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2004

Director, The Sea Gull, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2004

Music Director/Arranger, Candlelight by the Sea, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2004

Director, The House of Bernarda Alba, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2003

Music Director, Baby!, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2003

Music Director, Gypsy, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2002

Director, subUrbia, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Wimbledon, England UK, 2001

Director, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2001

Director, Uncle Harry, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2000

Music Director, Into the Woods, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2000

Music Director/Arranger, Candlelight 2000, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2000

History Prior to Saint Mary’s:

Judy came to Saint Mary’s from Chicago where she was the resident musical director for New Tuners Theatre for several years, music directing and/or directing the world premieres of over twenty new musicals. Her musical direction of 4 a.m. Boogie Blues, the a cappella musical, garnered her a prestigious After Dark Award. 4 a.m. Boogie Blues as well as New Tuner’s Hans Brinker also received Joseph Jefferson Citation nominations. She also received a Jefferson Award for her sound design/musical direction of The Incorruptible with Bailiwick Theater. Other theatres include Apple Tree Theatre, Du Page College, St. Scholastica High School, Wayside Theatre (VA), Buckham Alley Theatre (MI), Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Fischer Opera Haus (MI), Arizona Summer Theatre, Old Tucson Corporation, and Crossroads Village Theatre (MI).

Administrative Work includes:
Judy has served as…

Founding Board of Directors and Assistant to Artistic Director for the Michigan Shakespeare Festival (Flint, MI)

Founding Board of Trustees Artistic Advisor for Buckham Alley Theatre (Flint, MI)

Business Manager for Theatre Building Chicago (IL)

Artistic Director for Gilmore Creek Summer Theatre (Winona, MN)

Chairperson of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Saint Mary’s University of MN

Board Member of Theatre du Mississippi (Winona, MN)