Teresa-Michelle Walker

Teresa-Michelle Walker

Title: Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Program of First-Year Experience
Department: Fine Arts, Humanities and Wellness
Discipline: Theatre
Office: Wilcox Wiley Rm. 146B
Phone: 912.358.3190
Fax: 912.358.3691
Email: walkert@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Teresa-Michelle Walker is as an Assistant Professor of Theatre & First Year Experience Coordinator here at Savannah State University. She is a director, actor and print model within the southeast region with a number of credits in local markets. Walker received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts/ Theatre from Georgia Southern University and a Master of Fine Arts in Media and Performing Arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design. As an educator, Walker stresses the importance of understanding technique while nourishing natural talent. Walker’s past theatrical directing credits include Blues for an Alabama Sky, Tell Pharaoh, Contribution, Jitney, Chain, The Colored Museum, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf, and The Rocky Horror Show. Her acting credits include Chicago, African Medea, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice and When Marie Took The Power. As a print model, her credits include Diamond Crystals, Winn-Dixie, and local convenient chain, Parker's.

Research Interests

Cultural Exposure as Diversity Sensitivity Training, Acting Theory, Black American Theatre, Evolution of the Black Experience in Theatre, Imitation of life as art, Theatre for Social Change, Multicultural Theatre, First Year Experience, First Generation-Low Income Collegiate Experience, Curriculum Development

Education

MFA, Performing Arts - Savannah College of Art and Design
BA, Communication Arts - Georgia Southern University

Awards & Honors

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Publications

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