Mark Lewis, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Communication
On Faculty since 1995

Office: Jenks Hall
Phone: (630)752-5135


M.F.A., Southern Methodist University, Acting

B.S., Portland State University, Theater (Honors)

About Mark Lewis

Director of Theater Programs 

My background is in acting–I made my living as an actor in New York for fifteen years prior to coming to Wheaton–but since coming to Wheaton, I have become increasingly fascinated by the act of creating theater within a community or company setting, as well as in questions of actor training within the context of an undergraduate liberal arts education. I am a lover of Shakespeare, although I am not a Shakespearean scholar, and have a specific interest in Shakespearean performance. My wife Mary and I have three beautiful daughters adopted from The People’s Republic of China.

Courses Taught

  • Acting I (COMM 271)
  • Advanced Acting (Comm 473)
  • Acting Shakespeare (COMM 474)
  • Theater Workout (COMM 373)

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Actors Equity Association (AEA)
  • American Federation of Television and Radio Actors (AFTRA)
  • Association of Theater in Higher Education (ATHE)

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