Faculty Profile for J Michael Costello

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J Michael Costello
Professor — Department of Theatre & Dance
THEA 120C
phone: (512) 245-3149

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Director, The Crucible. September 2018 - November 2018.
  • Director, The Rivals. January 2018 - February 2018.
  • Director, A Flea in Her Ear, Texas State University/San Marcos, TX. April 2016.
  • DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER, The Way We Weave (20 min.), Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. 2014 - 2015.
  • Actor, Alfieri, (AEA Guest Artist), A View from the Bridge, Regional, Resident & University Guest Artist, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. October 2015.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Dean Nominee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities. 2013
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Dean Nominee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities. 2013
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Into the Woods, Best director and Best Production, BroadwayWorld.com. 2012 - 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence in Directing, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Director/Best College Production, The Rover, Michael Barnes, Austin American Statesman. 2007

Selected Grants

  • Costello, J Michael. Research Enhancement Grant, Texas State University, $5600. (Funded: 2005). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Other
Acting Area Recruitment
2007-Present
Graduate Advisor
Student Advisement, Advisor to acting and directing (graduate) students on development of skills, career planning, and auditions
2001-Present
Undergraduate Advisor
Advisor for B.F.A. students on craft development, career planning, and auditions
2001-Present
Other
Student Coaching
2001-Present
Other
Alternate
September 2017-May 2019