THEATRE DIRECTOR & EDUCATOR
Fabrice Conte-Williamson is a director, actor, and theatre educator. He serves as the Artistic Director of the Theatre Arts Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside where he teaching courses in stage directing, theatre history, dramatic literature, and dramatic criticism.
Fabrice received his Master of Performing Arts from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France (now Université Côte d'Azur), as well as an MFA in Directing and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma Helmerich School of Drama. His primary research focuses on post-modern French dramatic literature and performance theory, the role of literary myth in dramatic literature, and the development of multilingual and cross-cultural theatre movements.
From 2007 to 2013 Fabrice was Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at St. Gregory's University. He also taught acting and voice and movement at the University of Oklahoma where he became actively involved with the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region VI, serving as State Chair for Oklahoma and coordinator for the Arts Management and Administration Initiative (ASPIRE). Recent projects include directing Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner for UW-Parkside (KCACTF Region III Invited Production) and co-translating Stormy Weather on Mount Olympus by Nobel Prize winner Ismail Kadare for the 50th Neudstadt Literature Festival.
Fabrice is an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.