Todd Quick

Assistant Professor, Theatre

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Biography

Professor Todd Quick is an actor, director, educator, and photographer. He holds an M.F.A. in acting from Purdue University, and an undergraduate degree in theatre from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

As a teaching artist and professional actor, Todd has worked at regional theaters around the country, including the Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, D.C.), Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, RedHouse Arts Center (New York), CNY Shakespeare, Pax Amicus Theatre (New Jersey), Chamber Theatre Productions (Massachusetts), Shakespeare in the Valley (New Hampshire), Theatre at Monmouth (Maine), and WAM Theatre (Massachusetts).

When not teaching and directing at Monmouth, Todd is on the acting faculty of the prestigious Interlochen Center for the Arts. Todd is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association

Interests

Acting Shakespeare 
Modern Acting Pedagogy 
Viewpoints 
Stage Combat 
Audition Coaching 
Headshot Photography
Clown
Commedia dell’Arte

Education

M.F.A. in Acting 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY 

B.A. in Theatre Performance 

SUNY Geneseo 

Courses Taught

Theatre 171: Introduction to Theatre 
Theatre 175: Principles of Acting 
Theatre 176: Acting I
Theatre 271: Children’s Theatre 
Theatre 276: Acting II 
Theatre 297: Stage Management 
Theatre 297: Stage Combat
Theatre 370: Voice and Movement 
Theatre 371: Period Styles 
Theatre 397: Advanced Acting - Realism 
Theatre 490: Independent Study 
INTG 101: Introduction to Liberal Arts
INTG 307: Reflections 

Selected Work

Monmouth College Directing

  • The Real Inspector Hound Spring 2020 
  • A Child’s Christmas in Wales Fall 2019
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream Fall 2018 

“That’s how I feel about playing Shakespeare: like a musician playing Mozart, privileged, challenged, complete.”

F. Murray Abraham