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Matt Schwader Harbor, MFA

Assistant Professor of Theatre and Director of Performance Studies Phone 816-501-2405 Email matt.schwader@avila.edu

Outside of his time in academia, Matt has worked as a professional actor for over twenty years, performing with The Old Globe, Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Indiana Repertory Theatre, and many other organizations across the country. Internationally, he has performed at the Royal Shakespeare Co. in the UK and with Shakespeare Link Canada in Quelimane, Mozambique. He spent seven years as a Core Acting Company member with American Players Theatre in Spring Green, WI and has recently appeared on stage in Kansas City with Heart of America Shakespeare Festival and Kansas City Actors Theatre (where he is a member of the Artistic Board). Matt holds an MFA in performance studies from the University of Delaware’s Professional Theatre Training Program (2003).

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