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Rebecca Stone Thornberry

Rebecca Stone Thornberry

Associate Professor
SA 217
Theatre & Dance
M. F. A. in Acting from The Ohio State University
Ph. D. in Theatre. from University of Colorado-Boulder

Rebecca Stone Thornberry is an Associate Professor of Theatre and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Her teaching and research interests include 19th, 20th, and 21st century U.S. theatre, world theatre, acting, directing, voice for the stage, theatre history, and disability studies. From August 2011- May 2020, she was the Artistic Director of Theatre on the Bay at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette campus. She has directed productions such as The Diary of Anne Frank, Into the Woods, Fuddy Meers, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, An Inspector Calls, All in the Timing, Eurydice, and The Mousetrap. As an actor, favorite roles include "Pearl" in Phyllis Nagy’s The Scarlet Letter, "Olwen" in Dangerous Corner, "Claire" in Fuddy Meers, and "Rachel" in Reckless. Her film work includes the 2017 feature film Aquarians ( She has presented her research at the Mid-America Theatre and Association of Theatre in Higher Education conferences. 

Member, Mid-America Theatre Conference
Member, Association of Theatre in Higher Education

"Review of Urinetown, The Musical!” Phamaly (The Physically Handicapped Actors and Musical Artists League). Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Theatre Journal 59 (May 2008).

Classes Taught
  • Intro to Theatre
  • World Theatre & Performance
  • Voice for the Actor
  • Acting