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Beki Baker (2009)

Graduate Student Postmodern Scene with Undergraduate Actors Proud Baylor alumna Beki Baker teaches acting and directing at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN, and also serves as Education Director for the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.

Beki's life in Nashville has included wonderful directing opportunities. In 2010, Beki directed Lipscomb's productions of Much Ado about Nothing and The Glass Menagerie.

In Winter 2012, Beki directed Julius Caesar for The Nashville Shakespeare Festival. The production, which received strong reviews, featured former Titans All-Pro Running Back Eddie George in the title role. The production has garnered national attention.

Beki also served as assistant director for Love's Labor's Lost at Shakespeare in the Park, which boasts audience attendance of over 10,000 each summer, and directed the new work Shakespeare's Case, which performed for over 2,000 middle Tennessee students.

In 2012, Beki will direct Tina Howe's Pride's Crossing in conjunction with the Southern Literary Festival, at which Howe will serve as keynote speaker.

Also an accomplished performer, Beki performed in 2010 with Baylor professor Steven Pounders in John Patrick Shanley's Doubt, A Parable for the Christian Scholars' Conference.

Beki Baker is a member of the Shakespeare Theatre Association and Mid America Theatre Conference.

Beki's thesis project was Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin.

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