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Ramona Morris

Adjunct Lecturer in Theatre

Paul W. Ogle Center 058
Phone: (812) 941-2342
rmorris@ius.edu

Biography

Theatre Appreciation, Theatre History I & II, Modern Plays for Stage Interpretation, and Playwriting.

 

Ramona L. Morris holds a Masters of Arts in English, Creative Writing, from Southern Illinois University, where she studied with Kent Haruf and E. Beth Lordan. She was also active in the SIUC Department of Theatre, where she studied with Christian H. Moe and performed in original plays and musicals and had two of her own plays produced, one of which was awarded the designation of first alternate production by the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, Region-III. Her full-length play THIRSTING BY THE RIVER GILGAMESH won the Paul Green Playwrights Prize, awarded by the North Carolina Writer’s Network, chosen by playwright Samm-Art Williams, and was one of six plays selected by Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia, for its Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights for a staged reading in July of 2012. Her one-act PETTICOAT BATTLEGROUND was presented at Rend Lake Amphitheatre, and as part of a three-state tour by Northwest Missouri State University. SPACE ALIENS AND TUPPERWARE was presented by the company acting studio in Atlanta, Georgia. Our Sons was given a staged reading by Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri, in 2013. While at SIUC, she was awarded as a co-recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award by Project Achieve. She has taught at SIUC; at St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana; at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri; and at Indiana University Southeast. She appeared three seasons as a singer-actress at Theatre Arts of West Virginia’s outdoor dramas HATFIELDS AND McCOYS and HONEY IN THE ROCK. She works as an editor at ProQuest, abstracting and indexing journals in the fine arts. At IU Southeast, she has taught theatre history, theatre appreciation, modern plays for interpretation, and playwriting.

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Magic Night In with Daniel Martin (virtual)

Magic Night In with Daniel Martin (virtual)

January 25th, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

January 26th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

January 26th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Housing and Residence Life

Lunch and Learn - Housing and Residence Life

January 28th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

January 29th, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

January 30th, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

February 2nd, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

February 2nd, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Parents of 2021 Admitted Students

Lunch and Learn - Parents of 2021 Admitted Students

February 4th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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