Ms. Karen Baker

Lecturer, Communication Arts

Biography

Ms. Karen Baker's Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • M.F.A., Directing, University of Alabama, 2012
  • B.A., Theater Performance, University of South Florida, 1998
  • A.S., Musical Theater, Florida School of the Arts, 1993
  • A.A., Theater, Florida School of the Arts, 1993

Classes Taught


Awards and Professional Development/Affiliations

  • Contributor: The audience Q&A What is Theatre? An Introduction to Theatre Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. 2016.
  • UAH School of Nursing collaboration with Dr. Maria Steele, End of life simulation Spring 2016 and demonstration of maladaptive stress behaviors Fall 2016.
  • CPR/AED/First Aid certification National Heath Care Provider Solutions August 2015
  • SETC Vice Chair of the Stage Management Committee 2015
  • SETC Chair of Promptbook Committee 2015
  • SETC Presenter – Promptbook Review, 2015
  • SETC Presenter – Creative Solutions for Stage Managers, 2015
  • Adjudicator for the 51st North Mississippi High School Drama Festival – One Acts 2014
  • SETC Vice Chair of the Stage Management Committee 2014
  • SETC Chair of Promptbook Committee 2014
  • SETC Presenter – Promptbook Review Part I and II, 2014
  • Acting Coach for Cyrano de Bergerac – University of South Alabama 2013
  • SETC Vice Chair of the Stage Management Committee 2013
  • SETC Chair of Promptbook Committee 2013
  • SETC Presenter – Promptbook Review Part I and II, 2013
  • KCACTF – Respondent for Six Characters in Search of an Author 2013
  • KCACTF – Certificate of Merit for Directing Children of Eden 2013
  • KCACTF – Certificate of Merit for Directing City of Angels 2012
  • Guest lecturer at University of South Alabama – Special Topics: How to Direct a Musical, How to Create Your Theme Statement, and Women in Directing
  • Adjudicator for the National PTA Reflections Program (Film) Fall 2012
  • The University of Alabama Outstanding Service to the Theatre Award 2012
  • Member of SETC and Stage Management Committee (Chair of the Prompt Book Committee), 2012
  • SETC Presenter - Diversity in Theatre, 2012
  • SETC Staged Reading Participant for the Getchell Award Winning Play Scrambled
  • Assistantship at the University of Alabama, 2009-2012
  • Adjudicator for the International Junior Thespian Society District 11 One-Acts, 2007
  • Adjudicator for the International Thespian Society IE’s District 11 Musical scenes, 2002
  • Adjudicator for the International Thespian Society IE’s District 11 Duet scenes, 2001
  • Professional Educator’s Certification State of FL Drama (Grades 6-12), 2007-2017
  • FATE – Florida Association for Theatre Education, 2005-2008
  • EdTA – Educational Theatre Association, 2004-2008
  • Lessac and You – Developing the Adolescent Actor (65 hrs), 2005
  • Outstanding Performer at Florida School of the Arts, 1992-1993