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David Coley

Dr. David Coley

Assistant Professor


Dr. David Coley is Producer/Assistant Professor of Theatre at University of Southern Mississippi. He received his Ph.D. in Theatre from Louisiana State University in 2012. He also received his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Samford University and his Master of Arts in Theatre from University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is an experienced director and playwright. His research focuses on the intersection of contemporary performance theory and film theory, and the efforts of both industries to utilize elements of each other.

  • English (PHD) - Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (2012)

Theatre History

  • Association of Theatre in Higher Education

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Theatre History, Theory, Criticism, Literature