Joseph Stollenwerk

Joseph Stollenwerk

Assistant Professor

THEATRE

W M Lee Center for Fine Arts 184D

Phone: (605) 658-3488

Email: Joseph.Stollenwerk@usd.edu

Bio:

Joe received his Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama from Indiana University in 2016. He spent nearly a decade as the Artistic Director of Ovation Theatre Company in Cincinnati.


Teaching Interests:

Directing, acting, playwriting, theatre history, film studies, gender studies, script analysis


Research Interests:

Directing; acting; playwriting; Musical theatre; women, feminism, and theatre; Modern American Drama


Education:

  • Ph D, Theatre and Drama, Indiana University, 2016
  • MA, English, Xavier University, 2004
  • M Ed, Secondary Education, Xavier University, 2002
  • BA, Drama, Kenyon College, 1995

Awards and Honors:

  • Charles Aidman Fellowship, Indiana University, Department of Theatre and Drama, 2015
  • Graduate Student Major Travel Grant, Indiana University, Department of Theatre and Drama, 2013
  • Hubert C. Heffner Award, Indiana University, Department of Theatre and Drama, 2013
  • Jay Mark Theatre Award, Indiana University, Department of Theatre and Drama, 2012
  • BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Award for Best Play, The Handmaid's Tale, BroadwayWorld.com, 2011
  • Cincinnati Acclaim Award for Playwriting, The Handmaid's Tale, Cincinnati Enquirer, 2011
  • Department Fellowship, Indiana University, Department of Theatre and Drama, 2009
  • Cincinnati Acclaim Award for Best Ensemble Cast, The Little Foxes, Cincinnati Enquirer, 2006
  • Cincinnati Entertainment Award, Best Ensemble Cast, Chicago, Citybeat, 2005
  • Cincinnati Enquirer Award, Best Supporting Actor, A Perfect Ganesh, Cincinnati Enquirer, 1999

Presentations:

  • Stollenwerk, Joseph. "'The Grass is Always Greener': Women at Work on/in the Musical". Presented at the Mid America Theatre Conference, Milwaukee, WI. (March 17, 2018)
  • Stollenwerk, Joseph. "'Where I Can Be Me': The Problem with Cast Albums, Feminism, and the 11 o'clock Number". Presented at the Mid America Theatre Conference: Theatre History Symposium, Houston, TX. (March 19, 2017)