Marya Bednerik


Dr. Bednerik teaches playwriting and script analysis. She has written, produced and directed numerous productions for university and professional theatres. She taught acting at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, directed at Summerstage in Terre Haute, the Circle Repertory Lab theatre in New York, the Provincetown Playhouse, and the Oldcastle Theatre in Bennington, Vermont. She was named as a Gian Carlo Menotti Guest Artist and directed at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina. Her American College Theatre Festival production The Canterbury Tales played at The Kennedy Center. Recent publications include "Some Particular Pursuits: the Double Fiction of Simon Gray" in Simon Gray: A Casebook and "Writing the Other" in Marsha Norman: A Casebook. Dr. Bednerik has presented a number of papers before the international meetings of The Pinter Society.