List of academic signatories by field

Current and former faculty: 653 verified.

Name, listed by field Position and affiliation, or personal comment Date signed
Theatre Arts
Mr. Lawrence Ray Gard

Artistic Director, Carpenter Science Theatre Company

09/12/07
Mr. Sam David Brimble Gardner

I believe Shakspere was Shakespeare, but only for faith. There IS reasonable doubt, and I wholeheartedly agree it should be a subject for discussion in class.

11/17/08
Dr. Sky Gilbert

University Research Chair in Creative Writing and Theatre Studies at Guelph University

01/29/08
Ms. Rebecca Greasby, M.A.

Theatre Director, Actor

09/09/07
Dr. Stephen Isaac Gregson, Ph.D.

UK based theatre critic since 1991; UK representative at International Association of Theatre Critics Young Critics Conference 1993

10/29/11
Mr. Sebastian Harcombe

Course Director, BA Acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London (RADA)

07/20/08
Mr. Christopher L. Harris, M.F.A.

Professor of Theatre, Willamette University; Former President, Oak Park Festival Theatre, Chicago; Meritorious Achievement Awards, Kennedy Center/ACT Festival

11/02/13
Mr. Bill Jenkins, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor, Technical Director, Theatre Arts, Dominican University, River Forest, IL

10/03/11
Prof. William James Johnson, M.F.A.

Professor of Theatre, California State Univiersity, Chico.

09/09/07
Mrs. Kitter Krebs Keisernielsen, M.A.

Drama teacher on two theater schools in Denmark; MA in theater history.

06/14/09
Prof. Kitter Krebs, M.B.A.

Teacher of Theater History at National Danish Acting School. Final paper on King Lear

12/01/14
Mr. Carey Dwight Kugler, M.F.A.

05/06/16
Ms. Theresa Abshear Lauricella, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Theatre, Clark State Community College, Springfield, Ohio

06/24/09
James A. Lawer, M.A.

Actor and Director. Authorship of Shakespeare's plays is at best speculative.

09/09/07
Michael Joseph Legate, M.F.A.

Theatre Instructor, Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, MT

05/09/07
Kristin Linklater

Professor of Theater Arts, Columbia University School of the Arts; Guggenheim Fellow, 1983; author of "Freeing Shakespeare's Voice"

04/07/07
Prof. Felicia Hardison Londré, Ph.D.

Curators’ Professor of Theatre, University of Missouri-Kansas City

04/07/07
Mr. James Loren, M.A.

09/29/14
Mr. Christopher Marino, M.F.A.

Actor with many roles and years of experience in the performance of Shakespeare's Plays. Founding member of Taffety Punk Theatre Company

12/21/08
Prof. Stuart John Marlow

Professor, Drama and Directing, Stuttgart Media University HdM. Network TV writer/director. TV Documentary "Looking for the Real Shakespeare" 2004. Stage play.

10/20/07
Mr. Nathaniel James Marsh

09/09/07
Mr. James Martin, M.A.

Theatre Director and Educator

06/05/11
Paul A Mastrangelo, M.F.A.

Adjunct Instructor, Utica College, Utica, NY

09/09/07
Mr. Mark Matthews, M.A.

Director - Sydney Theatre School

01/17/11
Prof. Matthew Mazuroski, M.F.A.

Head of Acting & Directing

06/28/13
Mr. Steven David McCamish

Inquisitive director, theater teacher and actor.

09/26/14
Dr. Susan McCosker, Ph.D.

Independent scholar and researcher. Retired Educator

07/13/13
Ms. Julia McDermott, M.A.

10/21/10
Prof. Lawrence Michael McDonald, M.F.A.

Professor of Theatre, Columbus State University, GA.

08/08/11
Christopher Francis McGill

Associate Professor, Film & Television, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne

06/20/07
Ms. Maya Mitsova

03/19/09
Timothy Mooney, M.F.A.

Published author of 18 new versions of the plays of Moliere, "Acting at the Speed of Life," and the one-man plays, "Moliere than Thou" and "Lot o' Shakespeare."

04/22/11
Stephen Moorer

Actor-Director-Producer; Founder and Artistic Director, Pacific Repertory Theatre; Artistic Director, Carmel Shake-speare Festival

04/25/07
Mr. Robert Michael Morris, M.F.A.

Actor, Playwright, Teacher

04/22/09
Prof. John Nassivera, Ph.D.

Playwright, founder of professional Dorset Theatre Festival; currently Prof. at Green Mountain College, Vermont, USA

09/12/07
James Newcomb

Actor, 14 seasons with Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Founding Company Member, Shakespeare & Co.; Artistic Excellence Award from the Shakespeare Oxford Society

08/18/10
Ms. Lily S. Parker

Theatre Director (New York and Montreal), BFA Professor (Former College of Santa Fe), Actor (Lifetime Member Actors Studio NYC)

06/21/14
Christopher ("Chris") Plummer

Actor/Director/Writer/Stage Combat Choreographer and the Co-Founder/Co-Artistic Director - Rockland Shakespeare Company - Suffern, NY

04/20/11
Mrs. Patricia Muriel Poullain

I believe that William Shakspere (the Stratford man) was not a writer.

06/27/07
Dr. William Douglas Powers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theatre, Susquehanna University

04/13/08
Javier Rivera

Assistant Professor of Theatre, American Uiversity

09/22/10
Mrs. Sharon Kilarski Rudorf, Ph.D.

I have doubted Shakespeare's identity ever since taking a class with Felicia Londre, an expert in Russian theater who happened to be an Oxfordian.

09/21/16
Mr. Pedro Salazar, M.F.A.

Theater Director

05/10/12
Don T. Sandley, Ph.D.

Chair of Theatre and Dance, Samford University

10/12/11
James Sasser

Classically trained actor, appeared on Broadway; writer and theatre director

09/09/07
Dr. Larry Craig Schmidt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, St. Louis University

10/06/10
Dr. Jason Davids Scott, Ph.D.

Theatre professor (Dramatic Theory, Theatre History, Acting)

10/17/11
Prof. Jennifer Szczesny Treadway, M.F.A.

Head of the Drama Department, Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, NC

09/09/07
Mr. Nicholas James Tudor

Surrey

10/17/13
Dr. Michel Nino Vaïs, Ph.D.

Secretary General, International Association of Theatre Critics

04/24/12

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