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Callie Hisek Bio
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Callie Hisek, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Theatre - Acting, Directing, Script Analysis

Office:             Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex, Room 119
Email:              chisek@wtamu.edu
Phone:             806-651-3255
Home Page:     calliehisek.com

Professional Profile

Callie joined the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance in 2016. She received a B.A. in Communication Studies and Theatre, emphasis in Theatre from South Dakota State University in 2005, an M.A. in Theatre, emphasis in Dramaturgy from Villanova University in 2008 and a M.F.A. in Directing from the University of South Dakota in 2014.

Teaching and Related Service

Callie teaches various levels of Acting, Script Analysis and Introduction to Theatre courses.

Research and Creative Activity

Callie is a Director, with past credits including: The Crucible, School of Rock (all youth production and fourth in the nation), Mary Poppins, Arsenic and Old Lace, The Glass Menagerie, Oliver!, Arcadia, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Seussical the Musical, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Sylvia, and The Philadelphia Story.

She has spent time working at professional theatres in Vermont, Utah, and South Dakota.

Personal Sketch

Callie lives in Amarillo with her husband Derek, and their two dogs Luke and Wash. When she isn’t working on a show or prepping for classes, Callie loves to spend time with her family. She also enjoys reading, baking, running, cheering on her Chicago sport teams and of course enjoy her many fandoms.