Bud Coleman

Associate Professor, Department Chair
Email: bud.coleman@colorado.edu

Bud Coleman, PhD in Theatre History/Criticism, University of Texas-Austin; MFA in Theatre:Directing, University of Utah; BFA in Theatre Arts, Texas Christian University. CU faculty member since 1993.

Previously Adjunct Faculty, Department of Theatre, St. Edward’s University, 1990-1992; Dancer/Choreographer/Co-Artistic Director with Kinesis Modern Dance Company, 1989-1993; Assistant Instructor, Department of Theatre & Dance, University of Texas-Austin, 1988-1993; Wardrobe Supervisor, Dresser and Buyer for 10 Broadway productions and tours, 1982-1988; Comprimario Dresser, New York City Opera, 1980-1981; Dancer, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, 1978-1979.

CU directing and choreographing credits include PippinWonderful Town, Songs in the Key of…Caffeine, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Shakespeare’s Women, Six Degrees of Separation, Turkey!!!, Hair, and Dames at Sea.

Professional credits include being author, director, and performer of one-man show An Evening’s Intercourse With Natasha Notgoudenuff, Bailiwick Theatre, Chicago.

Recent publications include:

“Ballerinos on pointe: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo,” ed. Kim Grober-Haskin,Choreography and Dance: an International Journal, 5:1 (1999). (Refereed Journal)

“The Electric Fairy – The Apparition and The Woman – Loie Fuller,” Passing Performances: Queer Readings of Leading Players in American Theatre History, Ed. Kim Marra and Robert A. Shanke, Vol. II, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001. (Book Chapter)

Conference presentations include:

“Performative Transvestism: An Ex-Drag-vaganza Celebrating Largess.” Paper presented at the National Communication Association (NCA) annual conference, Chicago, November 1999.

“Havin’ no talent is not enough – A Look at American Vaudeville 1900-1920.” Paper presented at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) annual conference, Toronto, July 1999.