Stephanie Roberts

Associate Professor of Theatre

University of Missouri-Kansas City

3270 Bell St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
United States


<!-- [if gte mso 9]>--> <!--EndFragment--><b>Stephanie Roberts</b> is Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where she teaches Mask, Commedia dell'Arte, and Epic Storytelling.  Originally from Seattle, she has been acting, teaching, directing and creating theatre for over 20 years. She has toured nationally and abroad with companies such as Annex Theatre, Tears of Joy, Living Voices and Seattle Mime Theatre. She has also taught and directed devised work for the Seattle Repertory Theatre as well as Cornish College of the Arts. Ensemble-generated works include Meanwhile, <i>Slammed!</i> and <i>Eat This!</i> (UMKC Theatre), <i>The Best Story Never Told</i> (Dell'Arte International and CalArts) and <i>Boom! An International Lost and Found Family Marching Band </i>(national tour). Choreography credits include the world-premiere of <i>Dead on Her Feet</i> at The North Wall in Oxford, and The Arcola Theatre in London. Stephanie was a Charlotte St. Foundation Studio Resident Artist as well as a 2010 recipient of the Charlotte St. Foundation Generative Performing Artist Award. She also received an Inspiration Award from ArtsKC with which she developed her one-woman play, <i>The Mask of the Broken Heart.</i> She holds a BFA in Acting from Cornish and an MFA in Ensemble Based Physical Theatre from Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre.

Movement Specialties:

Clowning and Circus

Commedia dell'Arte

Devised Theatre



Physical Theatre

Solo Performance

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