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Christine Young-Gerber, MFA
Instructor, Music and Theater

"I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being." ~ Oscar Wilde


Contact Information

Office Location: MCML, Elko Campus
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Office Hours

  • Monday: 1-4pm
  • Tuesday: 3-5pm
  • Wednesday: 1-4pm
  • Thursday: 3-5pm
  • Friday: By appointment


  • MFA, University of Central Florida, 2009
  • MA, University of Kentucky, 2008
  • BFA, Northern Kentucky University, 1998


Recommended Reading

  • Respect for Acting, Uta Hagen


Reference Documents

Recommended Web Links


  • Equity Membership Candidate
  • Association for Theatre in Higher Education
  • Southeastern Theatre Conference
  • Theatre Communications Group
  • Voice and Speech Trainers Association
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • Stage Directors and Choreographers Society
Honors and Awards
  • Bruce Kirle Emerging Scholar in Musical Theatre


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MUS 101
Title:Music Fundamentals
Syllabus (MS Word)
THTR 102
Title:Introduction to Stage Voice
Catalog Description: Fundamentals of voice production including relaxation, alignment, breath, resonance, and articulation. Vocal health and the physiological aspects of voice/speech production. Students complete numbers performance projects.
Syllabus (MS Word)
THTR 105
Title:Introduction to Acting I
Catalog Description: Examines acting fundamentals and focuses on development of vocal, physical, and creative tools to be used on stage. Unlimited repeatability. [F*]
Syllabus (MS Word)
THTR 209
Title:Theatre Practicum
Catalog Description: Performance and production of plays for GBC's Little Theatre season. [F]
THTR 221
Title:Oral Interpretation
Catalog Description: Introduction to and practice of oral interpretation of literary and dramatic works from Shakespeare to contemporary writers and poets. [H]
Title:Theater Production:
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