Richard Jay Piatt

Academic Title

  • Professor of Practice, Theatre

Additional Titles

  • Director, Rogers Center for the Arts

Administrative Support

  • American Musical Theater
  • Arts Management
  • Catholic Liturgy
  • Theater Acting
  • Theater Directing
  • Ph.D. Drama Goldsmiths, University of London (pending)
  • M.Div. Theology Washington Theological Union
  • M.A. Theatre Villanova Univeristy
  • B.A. English Lafayette College
  • Liturgical Studies
  • Theater in Nontraditional Spaces
  • Theater of the Oppressed
  • Politics of Performance
  • (FAA 1510) Acting I
  • (FAA 2550) American Musical Theater
  • (FAA 2565) The Politics of Performance: Theater, Government and Social Change
  • (FAA 2586) Script Analysis

“Scripting Stories of Resistance: Young Single Parents and Theatre of the Oppressed” (with Deborah L. Byrd), in Motherhood and Single-Lone Parenting: A 21st Century Perspective. Maki Motapanyane, ed Demter Press, 2016.

“Faith Acts: Exploring the Possibilities for Theater of the Oppressed and Liberation Theology,” in Come Closer; Critical Perspectives on Theatre of the Oppressed. Toby Emert and Ellie Friedland, eds. (117-126) New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2011.