MARK 'COACH' MINEART
CURRICULUM VITAE


EDUCATION:

MFA: Acting & Directing - Professional Theatre Training Program (P.T.T.P.), University of Delaware
BFA: Acting & Directing - University of North Carolina at Greensboro

 

UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor of Performance, Department of theatre & Dance, Otterbein University, 2015 - present
 

TEACHING
Introduction to Acting
Acting/Design Ensemble
Acting Shakespeare
Period Styles
Acting with the Camera I & II
Stage Combat
Theatre; Performing/Reforming Society
Acting: The Business of 'The Business'

 

SCHOLARSHIP | CREATIVE | PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY
Director: Damn Yankees! (pre-production)
Director: Henry V
Director: Is He Dead?
Actor: Peter & the Star Catcher 
Voice Actor: Famously Yours
Voice Over: Broadway to Hollywood
Fight Director: A Free Man of Colour
Guest Scholar: Classics in Context series: Henry V

 

SERVICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DANCE
Voice Over: Season pre-show announcements
Workshops:
     Beyond the Monologue
     The Business of the Business (Headshots & Resumes)
    
The Business of the Business (Professionalism)
    
The Business of the Business (Auditions)
    
The Business of the Business (Self-taping Workshop)
    
The Business of the Business (Portfolio & Web Design)
Guest Instructor:
     INST 2608: Theatre-Performing/Reforming Society
     THR 4900: Internship & SYE
Interviews:
     Columbus Dispatch (Peter & The Starcatcher)
    
Columbus Dispatch (Is He Dead?)
Recruiting:
     1 on 1 meetings with 6 prospective Otterbein students (60 - 120 minutes each)
Mentoring of Students:
     Kayla Walsh: 09/04/15: Website s & Resumes
     Stephen Meeker: 09/06/15: Resumes
     Evan Moore-Coll: 09/06/15: Resumes
     Phil Cunningham: 08/30/15, 09/10/15, 10/25/15: Career development, Academic development
     Aubrey Talee: 09/09/15: Professional Development, Auditions
     Jeff Gise: 10/5/15: Career development
     Peter Moses: 10/19/15, 03/21/16: Career Development
Miscellaneous:
     Videographer: Utah Shakespeare Auditions: 2015
     Camera Coach: Utah Shakespeare Auditions; 2015
     Editor: Utah Shakespeare Auditions: 2015
     Publicity Photographer: Is He Dead?
     Assisted in Scenery Construction: Is He Dead?

 

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY
Adjudicator/Judge:  Ohio State Thespian Conference 03/12/16.
ReAct: Etna Road Elementary School Outreach: Fall 2015-Spring 2016
Fundraising: CATCO Gala fundraiser: 03/11/16
Production Photographer: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Learning Never Ends

 

 

Associate Professor of Practice, Head of Acting Curriculum, Theatre Unit, Department of the Arts, The American University in Cairo, 2011 - 2015
 

TEACHING
Acting I - Foundations
Acting II - Text and Character
Acting III - Shakespeare & the Spoken Word
Acting with the Camera
Directing I
Stage Combat
Theatre in the Making
Senior Thesis | Capstone
Advanced Rehearsal and Performance Practicum

 

SCHOLARSHIP | CREATIVE | PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY
Director: Little Shop of Horrors, 2015
Director: Oleanna, 2014
Director: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, 2012
Director: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 2013
Fight Director:
          Oleanna, 2014
          Mad Forest, 2011-2012
          One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, 2012
          A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2013
          Tea Time, 2012
          True West, 2013
Actor:
          Beet El Raha, 2012
Voice Actor:
          Panopticon, 2014
          The Nerd, 2014
Performance Speaker: Lions of Cairo:
          Troubadours & Trouveres, 2011
          The Soldier’s Story, 2012
Understudy:
          One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, 2012
          A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 2013

 

SERVICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARTS
Head of Acting Curriculum: 2011 - 2015
Resident Acting Coach
Resident Fight Director
Curriculum Development: BA Theatre Minor in Performance (pending approval)
New Course Development:
          Acting I - Foundations
          Acting II - Text and Character
          Acting III - Shakespeare & the Spoken Word  
          Acting with the Camera  
          Stage Combat  
          Shakespeare's England
Advisor to BA Theatre Majors and Minors
Peer reviewer:
          Theatre faculty, 2013, 2014
          Graphic Design adjunct faculty, 2014
Search Committee:
          Professor of Graphic Design, 2014
          Technical Director, 2011-2012
Grant Review Committee Chair:  Stancil Campbell, 2012
Grant Review Committee Chair: Andrea Heilman, 2014
Department of the Arts: Faculty Senate Representative, 2013- 2015
Contributor in Departmental self-study: 2013
Study of Faculty contact and student involvement hours: 
          One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, 2012
          A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 2013
          Little Shop of Horrors, 2015
Mentor for Senior Capstone Projects: 
          Playwriting Capstone: Tea Time, 2012
          Directing Capstone: House of Cards, 2012
          Acting Capstone: Tokyo Vampire, 2012
          Acting Capstone: A Streetcar Named Desire, 2013
          Acting Capstone: Pipe for One, 2011
          Production Stage Management Capstone: Midsummer, 2013
          Directing Capstone: Midsummer, 2013
          Directing Capstone: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, 2013
Mentor for Special Projects:
          Acting Independent Study: Midsummer, 2013
          Theatre History Independent Study, 2013
          Costume Design Portfolio Project: Tempest, 2011 - 2012
Marketing & Design Competition:
          One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, 2012
          A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 2013 
          Little Shop of Horrors, 2015
Poster Design: Little Shop of Horrors, 2015
Production Photographer:
          One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, 2012
          A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2013
          Oleana, 2014
          Little Shop of Horrors, 2015
Assisted in Properties Construction:
          One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, 2012
          A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2013
          Little Shop of Horrors, 2015
Assisted in Set Painting:
          One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, 2012
          A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2013
Assisted in Costume Construction:
          A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2013
          Little Shop of Horrors, 2015
Director: AUC Acting Showcase, Fall 2011 - 2015
Director AUC Directing Showcase, Fall 2012
Director AUC Stage Combat Showcase, Fall 2011
Point of Contact | Advocate | Advisor:
          Oleanna, 2014 (independent student production) 
          Shuffle, 2013 (independent student production), 
          Tea Time, 2012 (independent student production)
          Tea Time, 2012 (independent student staged reading)

 

SERVICE TO THE SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (HUSS)
HUSS Computer Committee: 2011-2012
HUSS Academic Affairs Committee, 2012-2013
Invited Interview: HUSS Awards video, 2013

 

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY
Task Force Member: Living Together, Learning Together: Utilizing the New Cairo Campus
Video Documentary Projects in conjunction with the AUC School of Journalism and Adham Center:
          Stage Combat, 2011
          Directing I, 2013
          One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, 2012
Search Committee: Library Collections Manager, 2013
Administrative Affairs Faculty Senate Subcommittee member, 2013- 2015
Invited Workshops & Lectures: 
          Powerful Presentations - Biology Dept., 2012
          An Actor’s Life - Intensive English Program, 2012
Invited Interviews & Features: 
          AUC Faculty Focus, 2013
          Adham Center for Journalism, 2013
          The Caravan, 2013
          The Independent, 2011
          AUC Faculty Spotlight, 2013
Faculty Advisor: AUC Theatre & Film Club 2014
Photographer:  AUC Faculty Trips, 2011-2012
Acting Workshops: Theatre & Film Club, 2011, 2012

 

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY
Point of Contact, Advocate, Advisor: 
          True West - Gerhart Theatre & Falaki Theatre, 2013
Maadi TNR (Trap - Neuter - Return) Initiative
Coach: Graduate School Auditions:
          Adham Haddara (MFA Candidate Professional Actor Training Program, University of Houston)
          Ben Conant
          Hussein el Nasr
          Habiba el Nasr
          Mohamed Ahmed
          Moneim Hafez

 


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English Theatre of Frankfurt (ETF), Frankfurt, Germany, 2009 - 2011
Founding Member/Workshop Leader: Theatre In Education Services - Developed and conducted workshops covering all plays of the ETF season as well as intensive workshops tailored to specific needs on a variety of subjects/skills. 
 

MASTER CLASSES | WORKSHOPS | LECTURES | PRIVATE COACHING

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison, NJ, 06/2009
The Business of the Business

Hofstra University, NYC, USA, 12/2008
The Business of the Business

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO, USA, 06/2006
The Nature & Purpose of the Theatre: the Role of the Director

Anderson High School For The Arts, Cincinnati, OH, 04/2006
Stage Combat Choreography & Instruction

University Of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, 2005
Acting, Directing, Audition Techniques, Shakespeare, Movement, The Business of the Business, Suzuki

Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY, 2002
Stage Combat Choreography & Instruction

Actors Theatre Of Louisville Apprentice Company, Louisville, KY, 2002-2004
Acting, Audition Techniques, Shakespeare, Stage Combat, The Business of the Business, Suzuki

American Players Theatre, Spring Green, WI 1993
Stage Combat Instruction

Utah Shakespearean Festival - Summer Shakespeare Camp,  Cedar City UT, 06/1992
Shakespeare - Text Analysis and Performance

Various Private Students (formal & informal), 1995 - present
Monologue & Audition Coaching