Dr. Stanley Coleman

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Stanley R. Coleman, a native of Texas and Louisiana, is a retired professor of theatre and speech from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA, where he was also the director of theatre. His teaching career spans over 40 years, and he is currently teaching for Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, where he lives with his partner, Bill. In addition to having directed numerous plays over his career, Coleman is a singer, actor, and pianist, especially noted for performing the one-man show, PAUL ROBESON, at various venues in Louisiana, New Mexico, Oregon, and other parts of the U.S.


Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
PhD, 2003
Dissertation: Dashiki Project Theatre: Black Identity and Beyond
Advisor: Dr. Les Wade

University of Southwestern Louisiana
Lafayette, Louisiana
M.S., 1979
Speech and Theatre

Dillard University
New Orleans, Louisiana
B.A., 1972
Speech and Drama

Job History

Lane Community College
Eugene, OR

Nicholls State University
Assistant Professor
Thibodaux, LA
August 1999 - May 2010

Louisiana State University @ Eunice
Assistant Professor
Eunice, LA
January 1990 - January 1999

Eunice High School
English and Speech Instructor
Eunice, LA
January 1978 - January 1990

St. Edmunds High School
English and Speech Instructor
Eunice, LA
January 1972 - January 1978