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Steven Pounders

Steven PoundersSteven Pounders is a professor in the department of Theatre Arts at Baylor University. He is a professional actor and 27 year member of Actors Equity Association. Professional performances include the Off Broadway Premiere of Craig Wright's The Unseen at the Cherry Lane Theatre in NYC (produced by the American Actors Company) and a number of productions at Theatre Row in downtown NYC as a company member of the Resonance Ensemble.

Steven has also worked in numerous regional productions with other theatres including Casa Manana, Circle Theatre, and Stage West in Fort Worth, Horton by the Stream in upstate NY, the Oklahoma Shakespeare Festival, Theatre Britain, Theatre Three, and the WaterTower Theatre. He received his MFA from the actor training program at UNC-Chapel Hill, and there he performed as a member of PlayMakers Repertory Company in the premiere of David Hammond's original Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet with Kyle MacLaughlin, and other plays.

As a theatre director, Steven works with both university and professional productions. In addition to other companies, he directs each season for the Circle Theatre in Fort Worth.

Steven worked with colleagues to develop the Baylor Fine Arts Living Learning Center, and served as the Faculty-in-Residence for the Fine Arts LLC for seven years, receiving the Outstanding Faculty Partner award in 2015 for this service. He is also serves Baylor as a Faculty Senator, and the secretary of the Faculty Senate.

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