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Contact & Location

Moscow

Department of Theatre Arts

Physical Address:
Corner of 6th and Rayburn
Shoup Hall - 2nd Floor
PHONE: (208) 885-6465
FAX: (208) 885-2558
E-MAIL: theatre@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Theatre Arts Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
Moscow, ID 83844-2008

close up photo of Matt Foss

Matt Foss


Office: Shoup 221
Phone: (208) 885-7213
Email: mfoss@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Theatre Arts Department - University of Idaho
P.O. Box 442008
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2008

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Theatre Arts
Assistant Professor

Home Town: Orange City, Iowa
Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2014


  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Russian Theatre, Shakespeare
  • Biography

    Matt Foss received a MFA in Acting from Roosevelt University in Chicago and a PhD in Theatre Studies and Directing from Wayne State University in Detroit. Recent professional credits include Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Oracle Theatre, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, American Blues Theatre, The Jewish Ensemble Theatre and Tipping Point Theatre. Matt also performed and trained in Russia as a part of the American Studio of the Moscow Art Theatre School. In 2012 his production of Six Characters at Iowa State University received the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival's National Award for Outstanding Production of a Play and Outstanding Director of a Play. His student ensemble was recognized for Outstanding Lighting Design, three Distinguished Performance by an Actor awards, and citation for outstanding collaboration by a performance and production ensemble.

  • Selected Publications
     

  • Research Projects

    RECENT PROFESSIONAL CREDITS

    • Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
    • Oracle Theatre, 
    • Montana Shakespeare in the Parks
    • American Blues Theatre
    • The Jewish Ensemble Theatre
    • Tipping Point Theatre

      

     

  • Outreach Projects
    • Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
    • Oracle Theatre
    • Montana Shakespeare in the Parks
    • American Blues Theatre
    • The Jewish Ensemble Theatre
    • Tipping Point Theatre
  • Awards and Honors
    • Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
      • National Award for Outstanding Production of a Play 
      • National Award for Outstanding Director of a Play
        • Six Characters, Iowa State University, 2012   
    • American Studio, The Moscow Art Theatre School, Russia

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