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Bob Siegel

Robert Siegel
Associate Professor


Office: Erwin 315
Phone: 252-328-6581
E-mail: siegelr@ecu.edu

Robert Siegel's new play, TRUCE, has been produced at the Contemporary Playwright's Festival in Charlotte, the workshop series of Burning Coal Theater in Raleigh, and as a staged reading at the Hawaii International Arts and Humanities Festival. His play Overlooking the Park has been produced in NYC at American Theater For Actors, Ensemble Studio Theater and at Charlotte Rep's New Play Festival.  Night Into Winter was staged at Ensemble Studio Theater, Swear Allegiance at the Perry Street Theater, and Wild Mushrooms at Lincoln Center (NYPLPA).   Katmandu (see a live excerpt with F. Murray Abraham) http://core.ecu.edu/engl/cw/siegel.html, a one-man play commissioned for Academy Award winning actor F. Murray Abraham, was produced at The John Houseman Studio Theater in NYC in July of 2001.  He has written the screenplays After the Rain for Lumiere (U.S.) and The Two for Filmagnum Oy (Finland). He is the recipient of the White Bird Theater Award, grants from Poets and Writers, Reader's Digest, and a former member of Lee Strasberg's Actor's Studio Playwrights and Directors Unit. His scholarly work on twentieth century drama has been published by American Drama, University of Alabama Press and Forum, Modernes Theater. His interview with Ariel Dorfman was published by NCLR in 2004. A performance piece for two actors, Portraits, was produced in September, 2013 at the Carrack Modern Art Gallery in Durham, NC http://thecarrack.org/event/portraits. He is a DGA member (full member).

Degrees
B.A. San Francisco State University
M.F.A. Brooklyn College

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
Playwriting
Screenwriting
19th & 20th Century Drama

Courses Taught
5890: Advanced Scriptwriting
5170: Modern Drama
4930: Film: The Writer's Perspective
3830: Introduction to Play Writing
3340: Contemporary Drama
3330: Early Twentieth Century Drama
2900: Introduction to Film
2000: Interpreting Literature
1200: Composition
1100: Composition


Website Links
Graduate Creative Writing Program