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Dr. Jeffrey C. Steele
Dr. Jeff Steele is a professional performing artist who has been fortunate enough to experience the magic of teaching at a variety of levels. Maintaining a balance between campus activities and professional engagements, Steele has the best of both worlds: the performing arts in education and the practical experience of the public arena.
- Acting and interpretation
- Early Modern drama
- Theatre history
- Stage magic and combat
- 20th–century American literature
- Creative writing
- Alternative dispute resolution
Contributions to Field
- Head Coach, Principia College INADR Mock Mediation Team, 2014 International Intercollegiate Meditation Tournament Champions
- Founder of three professional entertainment production companies
- Panelist at the International Shakespeare Conference, UK
- Author of three plays and two screenplays
Memberships and Affiliations
- Actors' Equity Association
- Shakespeare Association of America
- Society of American Fight Directors
- International Academy of Alternative Dispute Resolution
Publications and Presentations
- Reading of Thomas Dekker’s The Pleasant Comedie of Old Fortunatus, Shakespeare Association of America Conference, 2015.
- “The Making of H4,” Panelist, Open Forum at the 49th Annual Chicago Film Festival, 2013.
- “Deities, Devices and Disregard: Performance as the Medium of Transcendence Over Textual ‘Problems,’” Mid-America Theatre Conference, 2013.
- “’Taint not Thy Mind': Hamlet’s Difficulty with the Perception of the Ghost’s Call for Revenge,” Shakespeare Association of America Conference, 2013.