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Shelley Delaney

Associate Professor of Performance- Head Performance

206 Kantner Hall
740-593-4818
delaneys@ohio.edu

Shelley Delaney

Associate Professor of Performance- Head Performance

Shelley Delaney heads the Performance Area in the Theater Division, encompassing the PATP and the BFA in Acting.Her professional acting credits are varied and extensive, and she recently completed a run of God of Carnage at Florida Repertory Theatre.Regional theater credits include work at The Cincinnati Playhouse, McCarter Theatre, Bay Street Theatre, Victory Gardens (Joseph Jefferson nomination for Free Man of Color), GeVa, Cleveland Playhouse, Capital Rep, Delaware Theatre Company, Virginia Stage, Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre, Two River Theatre and Dorset Theatre Festival, in plays ranging from Shakespeare and Shaw to contemporary world premieres. In New York City, Shelley has premiered work at New York Shakespeare Festival's Plays in Process, La Mama, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Circle Rep Lab, HERE, The Ice Factory at the Ohio Theater, The Women in Theater Festival and many others.Her film work includes Woody Allen's Radio Days, and the independent feature films: Hero Tomorrow, Relative Obscurity and Trailerpark.In addition to directing a range of plays encompassing classics and new work at OU, Shelley has directed Doubt, The Learned Ladies of Park Avenue and The Crucible at the Monomoy Theatre, and two full-length plays and numerous one act plays at the 78th Street Theater Lab/Drilling Company in NYC.  Other directing credits include Solo Arts, PSNBC, HBO/Aspen Comedy Festival and Centenary Stage Co. Shelley received her MFA in Acting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and is a proud member of both Actors' Equity Association and SAG/AFTRA.