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John Tovar

Assistant Professor, Acting and Directing
School of Theatre and Dance
Office
Centennial East - CE 206
Office Hours
By Appointment Only
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Biography

John Tovar is a multiple Award-winning theatrical artist who specializes in the areas of acting, directing and stage combat.

Current Courses

324.001Advanced Stage Combat: Broadsword and Smallsword

424.001Advanced Stage Combat: Broadsword and Smallsword

324.001Advanced Stage Combat: Unarmed & Single Sword

424.001Advanced Stage Combat: Unarmed and Single Sword

224.001Stage Combat

474.001Stage Combat

291.002Undergraduate Teaching Experience In Theatre

MFA Directing

Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois

BS Acting

Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois

AA Theatre

Elgin Community College
Elgin, IL

Teaching Initiative

Illinois State University
2021

Creative Activity Initiative Award

Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts
2020

Joseph Jefferson Award for Fight Direction

Joseph Jefferson Committee
2019

Joseph Jefferson Award for Fight Direction

Joseph Jefferson Committee
2015

Joseph Jefferson Award for Fight/Movement Direction

Joseph Jefferson Committee
2013

Presentations

Fight Direction and Stage Management: Keys to Safety. Roosevelt University. Roosevelt University. (2021)