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Jeanette Buck

Associate Professor of Instruction, Head, MFA Directing, Head, BFA Stage Management

Jeanette Buck is an award-winning independent artist working in film and theater. She has written, stage managed, and directed for film and theater. She has taught stage management, directing, playwriting, and screenwriting at Ohio University, and stage management and acting and directing for the camera at Georgetown University.

As a DC based Equity stage manager, Jeanette has stage managed at the Kennedy Center, Theater J, Mosaic Theater, Studio Theater, Woolly Mammoth and Horizons Theater as well as regionally in Hartford and San Francisco. During her career she has staged managed regionally for music festivals, worked as the Associate Producer for Theater J and as the Director of Production at the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

Her film directing credits include: Heather Has Four Moms (shortlisted by the Kevin Spacey Foundation), Texting a Love Story, Kiss on the Bosphorus, Lie Together , In the Menstrual Hut, and the feature, Out of Season. As a playwright, her one woman show, There Are No Strangers premiered at Theater J in Washington D.C. and was later performed at The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. Her theater directing credits: Beautiful Thing, Rowing to America, Miracles, Gretty Good Time, Father John does a Hail Mary, and Open Hearts.

Educational Background:

M.F.A. Film - Ohio University BA in Philosophy - American University