Denman Named Acting Chair Of Theater Department

Sept. 4, 2000

Dr. Stan C. Denman, assistant professor of theater arts at Baylor University, has been appointed acting chair of the department of theater arts at Baylor. He succeeds Bill Cook, who has returned to full-time teaching.

"Dr. Denman is a well-known, extremely active contributor to theater in this community and an excellent teacher and leader in the theater arts department at Baylor," said Dr. Wallace Daniel, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. "He has strong leadership abilities as a developing scholar and writer and as an actor and director. He has a strong commitment to the theater program at Baylor, which is one of the top undergraduate theater programs in Texas."

Denman received his bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Abilene Christian University, his master's degree from Baylor and his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining the Baylor faculty in 1991, he taught at the University of Pittsburgh and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

He has participated in the Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, the University of Pittsburgh's Staged Reading program and the Waco Civic Theater, and has directed or acted in numerous Baylor-produced plays, including Joined at the Head, Me and My Gal, Romeo and Juliet and The Hands of Its Enemy.

For more information, contact Denman at 710-6484.

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