Stephanie Roberts

Stephanie Roberts
Associate Professor of Theatre

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Grant Hall


Stephanie Roberts teaches Movement, Physical Theatre and Devising for the M.F.A. Professional Actor Training Program. She has toured nationally and abroad with companies such as Annex, Tears of Joy, Living Voices, and Seattle Mime Theatre. She has also taught and directed devised work for the Seattle Repertory Theatre and Cornish College of the Arts. Ensemble-generated works include Slammed! Eat This! and The Epic Project (UMKC Theatre), Tallahassee (KC Fringe Festival) and Boom! An International Lost and Found Family Marching Band (national tour). 

Professor Roberts was the 2010 recipient of the Charlotte Street Foundation Generative Performing Artist Fellowship as well as two Inspiration Awards from ArtsKC with which she developed her one-woman play, The Mask of the Broken Heart, and co-produced and curated Late-Night Squeeze: A Nocturnal Cabaret. Other solo works include Threads (Seattle Fringe Festival; Bumbershoot) and Write To Me (KC Fringe Festival “Best of Writer’s Place). Her choreography appeared in the world-premiere of Dead on Her Feet at The North Wall in Oxford and The Arcola Theatre in London. Local credits include acting as Mrs. Cratchit in A Christmas Carol, Mrs. Gibbs in David Cromer’s Our Town and Judy in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Kansas City Repertory Theatre) and directing Dragons Loves Tacos at Coterie Theatre. She holds a B.F.A. in Acting from Cornish and an M.F.A. in Ensemble Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre.