SCOTT RICHARD KLEIN
717 Northwest 36th Street
Lawton, OK   73505
(580) 353-7613 - Home
(580) 581-2346 – Work

Sklein@cameron.edu

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts in Directing/Acting – Minnesota State University - Mankato - Mankato, MN - 1983
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre/Vocal Music Minor - Gustavus Adolphus College - St. Peter, MN - 1981

ADDITIONAL STUDY
Directing Class with Edward Payson Call
Master Acting Class with Douglas Campbell
Master Acting Class with Earle Gister
Master Acting Class with Lonnie Chapman
Master Playwrighting Class with John Bishop
Master Acting Class with Leora Dana (Tony Award Winner)
Lessac Voice Classes
5 Years of Private Voice Study

WORK EXPERIENCE

1994 - Present

Chair of Theatre Arts

Cameron University  

2004 - Present

Professor

CU

2001-2005 Chair of Music CU

1997 - 2003

Associate Professor

CU

1993-96

Assistant Professor

CU

1989-92

Instructor

CU

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

Introduction to Theatre (Majors, Non-Majors)

Introduction to Theatre ( Distance Learning) 

Acting I

Introduction to Theatre (On line)

Acting II

Acting III: Period Styles

Children's Theatre

Stage Speech (Voice & Diction)

Directing I

Playwrighting

Directing II

Graduate Seminar:  Producing the Play

Graduate Seminar:  Children's Theatre

Teaching Through Theatre Games

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
    Fiscal Management for the Department
    Education & Academic Planning
    Assessment
    Curriculum and Program Revision
    Directing
    Academic Advisement
    Recruitment
    United Way Representative
    Publicity - Press Releases - Posters - Flyers - Television, Radio & Newspaper Coverage
    Program/Playbill (An increase of $1000 in Advertisements)
    Interscholastic League Competition Coordinator
COMMITTEES/GOVERNANCE
    Festival VI Steering Committee (2004-05)
    On line Task Force (2004-Present)
    Faculty Council Representative (1996-2001, Spring 2005)
    Fringe Benefits Committee (Chair, 1996-99)
    Academic Appeals Committee (2000-2003)
    Advisement and Retention Committee (1999-2001)
    Grade Appeals Committee (Chair  2001-03, 2000-2003)
    Student Affairs Committee (2000-2006)
    Student Affairs Allocation Committee (2000-2006)
    Council of Chairs
    Festival V Steering Committee (2001-02)
    Music/Theatre Committee
SOFTWARE PROFICIENCIES
  Distance Learning Technology
  Adobe Pagemaker
  Adobe Photo shop
  Blackboard
  Excel
  Microsoft Word
  Power Point
 

1984-1989

Associate Director

Permian Playhouse

- Odessa, Texas

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

Creative Play

Creative Dramatics

Beginning Improvisation

Beginning Acting

Technical Theatre

Directing

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
  Direct & Design 6 - 7 productions per year
  Technical Direction of 11 -13 productions per year
  Budget
  Season Selection
  Audience Development - Season Ticket Sales
  - (An Increase from 163-1200+ in Season Memberships)
  Box Office
  Publicity - Press Releases - Television, Radio, & Newspaper Coverage
  Program/Playbill
 

1983-84

Actor/Teacher

AR Arts Center

- Little Rock, AR

RESPONSIBILITIES
  Taught a Beginning Acting/Improvisation class on a weekly basis
  - as well as a six week artist in residency at a local magnet school
  Toured in a repertory company within the state and Texas performing a variety of roles
  Performed in productions in house
  Directed touring production of The Gift of the Magi
 

1982-83

Instr./Grad Assist. 

Minnesota State U.-Mankato

- Mankato, MN

RESPONSIBILITIES
  Taught an Acting Fundamentals course along with assisting in Introduction to Theatre
  Experimental Theatre Coordinator
  - In charge of two different seasons in two alternative spaces
  Publicity - Press Releases - Radio & Newspaper Coverage

The productions underlined are linked to photographs from each of those shows.

DIRECTING EXPERIENCE

Where's Charley?   Cameron University
Heroes   Lawton Community Theatre
The Bald Soprano   Cameron University
No Exit   CU
The Drowsy Champerone  

CU

The Fox on the Fairway   Lawton Community Theatre
A Curious Mishap   Cameron University
(2012 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)    

Grease

 

CU

Durand's Line

 

CU

Wood for the Fire   CU
Miniskirts of Kabul   CU
Canopy of Stars   CU
No Such Cold Thing   CU

A Year with Frog and Toad

 

CU

The Triumph of Love

 

CU

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

 

Lawton Community Theatre

Almost, Maine

 

Cameron University

The Underpants

 

CU

(2009 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)

 

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

 

CU

Greater Tuna

 

Lawton Community Theatre

Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology

 

Cameron University

Nunsensations!

 

Lawton Community Theatre

I Hate Hamlet

 

Cameron University

The Medium

 

CU

Scenes and Revelations

 

CU

(2007 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)    

Once Upon a Mattress

 

CU

Hansel and Gretel

 

CU

A Midsummer Night's Dream

 

CU

Lend Me a Tenor

 

Lawton Community Theatre

The Imaginary Invalid

 

CU

Steel Magnolias

 

Lawton Community Theatre

Dialogues of the Carmelites

 

Cameron University

The Day Room

 

CU

(2005 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)    

Our Town

 

CU

Annie Get Your Gun

 

CU

Street Scene 

 

CU

The Servant of Two Masters

 

CU

Antigone

 

CU

Things Unseen 

 

CU

Rumors

 

Lawton Community Theatre

Two Rooms

 

Cameron University

2003 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)    

Gianni Schicchi

 

CU

Godspell

 

CU

The Last Night of Ballyhoo

 

CU

The Crucible (an opera)

 

CU

Oliver

 

Lawton Community Theatre

Oklahoma

 

Cameron University

Amahl and the Night Visitors

 

CU

Night Sky

 

CU

(2001 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival
Respondent's Choice Award - Oklahoma I State Festival
Director's Choice Award - Oklahoma I State Festival
Excellence in Ensemble -  - Oklahoma I State Festival
Excellence in Design - Oklahoma I State Festival
Excellence in Execution of Design -  - Oklahoma I State Festival
Excellence in Direction -  - Oklahoma I State Festival)
   

Smoke on the Mountain

 

Lawton Community Theatre

Sweet Betsy From Pike

 

Cameron University

Noises Off

 

CU

The Cover of Life

 

CU

Rigoletto

 

CU

Medea

 

CU

Green Eggs and Ham

 

CU

The Octette Bridge Club

 

Lawton Community Theatre

La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker)

 

Cameron University

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

 

CU

(1999 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)    

False Admissions

 

CU

The Wind in the Willows

 

CU

The Marriage of Figaro

 

CU

The Sound of Music 

 

Lawton Community Theatre

Moon over Buffalo

 

LCT

Arms and the Man 
(1997 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)

 

CU

Sylvia 

 

CU

End of World With  Symposium to Follow

 

CU

Are You Are - An Adaptation of Karel Capek's R.U.R.

 

CU

(1996 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)    

The Twelve Soliloquies 

 

St. Paul's United Methodist Church

Betty the Yeti

(1995 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)

 

Cameron University

Lost in Yonkers

 

Lawton Community Theatre 

Dudley and Dee Dee

 

Fort Sill

The Diviners 

 

Cameron University 

(1994 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)    

Cosi Fan Tutte

 

CU

The Voice of the Prairie

 

Lawton Community Theatre

A Lesson from Aloes

 

Cameron University

A Healthy Smile is a Treasure 

 

Fort Sill

Little Shop of Horrors

 

Cameron University

Love Letters

 

CU

Seascape 

 

CU

A Beast of a Toothache 

 

Fort Sill 

Crimes of the Heart

 

Cameron University

Carmen

 

CU

Dudley Goes to the Dentist

 

Fort Sill

The Lion in Winter 

 

Cameron University

Dracula 

 

CU

The Barber of Seville

 

CU

The Music Man 

 

CU

Cats-Paw

 

CU

(1990 Entry in the American College Theatre Festival)    

Il Trovatore

 

CU

Black Comedy

 

CU

The Musical Comedy Murders  of 1940 

 

CU

The Foreigner 

 

The Permian Playhouse

Beanstalk

 

PPH

The Arkansaw Bear

 

PPH

Fractured Fairy Tales

 

PPH

Any Wednesday

 

PPH

The Red Shoes

 

PPH

Cinderella 

 

PPH

Tales Told Out

 

PPH

Alice in Wonderland

 

PPH

The Four Poster 

 

PPH

Wiley and the Hairy Man 

(Performed at the 1988 Texas Non-Profit Theatres State Convention)

 

PPH

The Night of January 16th 

 

PPH

The Wind in the Willows

 

PPH

Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs

 

PPH

Tales of Anderson

 

PPH

Spoon River Anthology 

 

PPH

Pinocchio

 

PPH

Alone Together

 

PPH

Oliver Twist 

 

PPH

The Princess & the Pea

 

PPH

The House at Pooh Corner

 

PPH

Punch and Judy

 

PPH

Snip, Snap, Snout

 

PPH

The Little Prince

 

PPH

America Before  Columbus

(Performed at the 1986 Texas Non-Profit Theatres State Convention)

 

PPH

Vanities

 

PPH

Little Women

 

PPH

The Littlest Angel

 

PPH

Little Red Riding Hood 

 

PPH

Story Theatre 

 

PPH

Wiley and the Hairy Man

 

PPH

Winnie-the-Pooh 

 

PPH

Offsides

 

PPH

Dark Doings at the Crossroads 

 

PPH

Young Ben Franklin's Fight For Freedom

 

PPH

Best & Worst Christmas Play Ever

 

PPH

The Sleeping Beauty

 

PPH

A Toby Show

 

PPH

The Gift of the Magi

 

AR Arts Ctr. Children's Theatre

Hello Dolly

 

Town & Country Players - Blue Earth, MN

The Man Who Came To Dinner

 

Mankato West High School

Echoes

(1982 Region V North Finalist in the American College Theatre Festival)

 

Minnesota State University - Mankato

Chapter Two

 

MSUM

ACTING EXPERIENCE

Urinetown Caldwell B. Cladwell Lawton Community Theatre

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

William Barfeé

LCT

Noises Off!

Gary/Roger

LCT

Seussical the Musical!

Horton

LCT

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Reuben

LCT

Fiddler on the Roof

Tevye

LCT

The Wizard of Oz

The Tin Man

LCT

The Guys

Nick Flannagan

LCT

1776

John Adams

LCT

Bus Stop

Virgil Blessing

LCT

The Normal Child

(2000 Entry in the American Association of Community Theatres Festival - Production of Honor - Oklahoma Festival)

Terrence

LCT

Guys and Dolls

Nathan Detroit

LCT

The Drunkard

Edward Middleton

LCT

Shenandoah

James

LCT

Pippin

Leading Player

LCT

On Tidy Endings

Arthur 

Cameron University 

To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday

David

Lawton Community Theatre

Wiley and the Hairy Man 

The Hairy Man

LCT

Christopher Columbus

(Premier of the English translation of this award winning French Musical Comedy.
Performed at the Dundas Ctr. in Nassau, Bahamas as part of 500th Anniversary/Celebration)

Columbus 

Cameron University

The Crucible

John Proctor

Lawton Community Theatre

A Funny Thing  Happened . . .

Psuedolus 

The Permian Playhouse

The Glass Menagerie

Tom Wingfield

PPH

The Pajama Game

Prez

PPH

Anything Goes

Moonface

PPH

The Robber Bridegroom

Little Harp

PPH

Charley's Aunt

Fancourt Babberly

PPH

Fools

Snetsky

PPH

Gypsy

Poppa

PPH

The Odd Couple 

Oscar

Scene 2 Productions - St. Peter, MN

Of Mice and Men

Lennie 

S2P 

The Jungle Book

Baloo 

AR Arts Center

The Wind in the Willows

Pritchard/Toad

AAC 

The Haunted Heart 

M. Valdemar 

AAC 

The Crucible

Judge Danforth

AAC 

Wiley and the Hairy Man

Dog 

AAC 

Paddington Bear

Mr. Gruber

AAC

Beauty and the Beast

Father 

AAC 

The Apple Tree

Adam 

Rochester MN Community Theatre 

The Mikado 

Ko Ko

Minnesota State University - Mankato

Taming of The Shrew

Baptista

MSUM

Anything Goes

Billy (Guest Artist)

Montgomery-Lonsdale MN H.S.

Dames at Sea 

The Captain

U-MN-Duluth Summer Rep. 

Bedroom Farce

Malcolm

UMDSR 

The Robber Bridegroom 

Little Harp 

Minnesota State University - Mankato

A Flea in Her Ear

Tournel 

MSUM 

Gianni Schicchi 

Gianni Schicchi

MSUM 

The Good Doctor 

The General

MSUM 

The King and I

The Kralahome

MSUM 

Chapter Two

Leo 

Virginia MN Summer Players

The Bacchae

Cadmus 

Gustavus Adolphus College 

Spectrum - A Dance Concert

Dancer

GAC

Cinderella

A Mouse

GAC 

Going Down

Vic 

GAC 

Godspell

Herb

GAC 

Taming of the Shrew

Biondello 

GAC 

The Insanity of Mary Girard 

The Warder

GAC

The Time of Your Life

Newsboy

GAC 

Actors 

Billy

GAC

Once Upon a Mattress

Sir Scott

GAC 

Moonchildren

Lucky

GAC

The Precious Ladies

Ruffian

GAC

 

 

 

MUSICAL REVUES, STAGE READINGS, & PERFORMANCES

 

 

Encore Singer Lawton Community Theatre

Lost and Found

Singer

LCT

Beautiful Day. . . When Rock Meets Broadway

Singer

LCT

The British Invasion . . . .with a Little Help from my Friends Singer LCT
A Child's Christmas in Wales Director Cameron University

Love Me or Leave Me

Singer

Lawton Community Theatre

Excerpts from "Annie Get Your Gun

Director

Cameron University

Holiday Concert

Narrator

CU

Bach at Liepzig

Graupner

Southwest Theatre Conference - Irving

The Young Lutheran's Guide to Orchestra 

Narrator

Lawton Philharmonic Symphony

Sentimental Journies

Actor/Singer

Watonga OK Community Theatre 

The Gift of the Magi

Jim

Cameron University Theatre Outreach

A Christmas Memory 

Buddy

CUTO

A Child's Christmas in Wales

Voice #2

CUTO

Carmen Informance

Narrator

SW Oklahoma Opera Guild

West Side Story

Narrator

Cameron University

Phantom of Opera Informance

Narrator

SW Oklahoma Opera Guild

A Child's Christmas in Wales

Voice #4

Cameron University Theatre Outreach

Mardi Gras 

Singer/Actor

Singer/Actor

Fractured Fairy Tales

S/A

PPH

Magic For You

S/A

Minnesota State University - Mankato

Spring Fling 

S/A

MSUM

A Gift of Words and Music

S/A

Virginia, Summer Players

Here We Go Again

S/A

VSP

And All That Jazz

S/A

VSP

 

 

 

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The Jungle Book 

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PRESENTATIONS/ADJUDICATION

Adjudicator – 2013 Texas State AACT Festival

Presentation - Acting with Your Other - 2013 Texas AACT Festival 
Adjudicator – 2011 American Association of Community Theatres National Festival – Rochester, NY

Adjudicator - 2009 Texas State AACT Festival 

Presentation - Directing - A Step By Step Approach - 2009 Texas AACT Festival 

Adjudicator - 2009 New Mexico State AACT Festival 

Presentation - Directing - A Process - 2009 New Mexico AACT Festival 

Adjudicator - 2007 Region V AACT Festival

Presentation - Directing the Show-Putting it All Together - 2007 Region V AACT Festival

Adjudicator - 2007 Quad IV - Texas AACT Festival

Adjudicator - 2006 Oklahoma State 1A One-Act Competition

Adjudicator - 2005 Texas State AACT Festival

Presentation - Theatre Games - 2005 Texas State AACT Festival

Adjudicator - 2002 Oklahoma State 3A One-Act Competition

Adjudicator - 1999 Quad II - Texas AACT Festival

Adjudicator - 1997 Quad II - Texas AACT Festival

Presentation - Resource Exchange - 1996 Southwest Theatre Association Conference

Adjudicator - 1995 Oklahoma State 3A One-Act Competition

Adjudicator - 1995 Oklahoma Regional 2A One-Act Competition

Adjudicator - 1995 Quad III - Texas AACT Festival

Adjudicator - 1991 Oklahoma Regional 2A One-Act

Panel - Tomorrow's Audiences - 1990 Texas Non-Profit Theatres State Convention

Presentation - Children's Theatre:  Producing a Season-Developing a Program - 1989 Texas Non-Profit Theatres State Convention

Panel - Addressing the Curriculum - 1988 Texas Non-Profit Theatres State Convention

Panel - How to Develop a Theatre School - 1988 Texas Non-Profit Theatres State Convention

Presentation - How to Develop a Youth Company - 1986 Texas Non-Profit Theatres State Convention

Presentation - Children's Theatre - 1985 TNT Texas Non-Profit Theatres State Convention

GRANTS
2004 Heartland Arts Fund Grant to help fund the performance Ronald Radford –Flamenco Guitarist
2003 Grant from the Cameron University Lectures and Concerts Committee to help fund the performance of Keiko Abe
            –World Class Mirambist
1999 Grant from the Leslie Powell Foundation to help fund two performances and two workshops
                by The National Shakespeare Company
1996 Grant from the Cameron University Lectures and Concerts Committee to help fund two performances and two workshops
                by The National Shakespeare Company
1996 Grant from the Leslie Powell Foundation to help fund two performances and two workshops
                by The National Shakespeare Company

BOOK REVIEWS
The Compact Bedford Introduction to Drama, 6e edited by Lee A Jacobus – 2011
Acting, Action and the Gister Methodology:  A Handbook for Actors, Directors, and Educators by Earle Gister
– 2010
Theatre, Brief,
7th edition by Robert Cohen – 2005

AFFILIATIONS
American Association of Community Theatre
Arts For All, Inc. - Board Member 1994-99
Lawton Community Theatre - Board Member since 1995
Oklahoma Arts Institute
Oklahoma Community Theatres Association
Oklahoma Speech Theatre Communication Association
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society - Elected in the Spring of 1983
Southwest Oklahoma Opera Guild - Board Member 1994-2004, President -1995-96
Southwest Theatre and Film Association
    Member at Large 2007-2008
    Chair - Chief Administrators Committee 1994- 2008, Chair 2000-2002

    Webmaster 2000-2005
    Nominating Committee 2000-2002
    Vice-President of Promotions 1997-2000
    Finance Committee 1997-2000
    Membership Committee 1997-2000
Texas Non-profit Theatres
    1985-89 Consultant
United Way

LECTURESHIPS

2006 - Present - Richard T. Brittingham Musical Theatre Lecturer

2001-2007 - Southwest Oklahoma Opera Guild Endowed Lecturer

 

AWARDS

2013 - Lawton Arts and Humanities Educator in the Arts

2011 Oklahoma Community Theatres’ Jean Adams Wray Award

2005 Southwest Theatre and Film Association Presidential Citation
2004  Oklahoma Speech Theatre Communications Theatre Educator of the Year
2002 - Lawton Arts and Humanities Educator in the Arts
2001 - Excellence in Direction - American College Theatre Festival - Oklahoma I State Festival
2000 Southwest Theatre Association Volunteer of the Year
2000 Southwest Theatre Association Presidential Citation
1998 Southwest Theatre Association Presidential Citation
1997 Arts For All Southwest Oklahoma Opera Guild Volunteer of the Year
1993-94 Cameron University School of Fine Arts Outstanding Research/Performance Award
1982 Commendation in Directing from Region V North of the American College Theatre Festival
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