Profile

Barbara Burgess-Lefebvre, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Communication (Communication)
lefebvre@rmu.edu
412-397-5409 phone (M)
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 216


Educational Background

  • Master of Fine Arts, Directing, Illinois State University, 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts, English Writing/Drama, State University of New York at Potsdam, 1981

Professional Background

  • Pittsburgh Musical Theater (Acting, Costume Design, Fight Choreography) Richard E. Rauh Conservatory (Directing/Fight Choreography) Buckhannon Theatre (Acting/Directing) Steppenwolf Theatre (Costume Design/Assistant Stage management/Props construction)
  • Professionally directing, acting, fight directing and designing costumes for 20 years

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Directing Acting Stage Combat Choreography Costume Design Dramaturgy Make-up Design
  • Recognized as an actor/combatant in 6 weapons styles by the American Society of Fight Directors. (unarmed, quarterstaff, smallsword, quarterstaff, rapier and dagger, broadsword)

Presentations

  • 2013 - Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival Region II Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship response

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Barbara


Summer 2015
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • HUMA1010-A
  • -ONLINEIBurgess-Lefebvre1 (05/05-06/27/15)6 Seats
  • HUMA1010-L1
  • -ONLINEFBurgess-Lefebvre1 (05/05-06/27/15)11 Seats
  • HUMA1010-L2
  • -ONLINEFBurgess-Lefebvre6 (06/28-08/20/15)14 Seats
  • HUMA1010-ST
  • 04:30-06:30 PM SARBurgess-Lefebvre1 (05/05-06/27/15)18 Seats

    Fall 2015
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • HUMA1010-L1
  • -ONLINEFBurgess-Lefebvre2 (08/22-10/16/15)13 Seats
  • HUMA1015-A
  • 09:45-10:35 AMM W FMBurgess-Lefebvre1 (08/24-12/12/15)1 Seats
  • THEA1030-A
  • 11:45-12:35 PMM W FMBurgess-Lefebvre1 (08/24-12/12/15)17 Seats
  • THEA2230-A
  • 10:45-11:35 AMM W FMBurgess-Lefebvre1 (08/24-12/12/15)18 Seats