List of academic signatories by field

Current and former faculty: 694 verified.

Name, listed by field Position and affiliation, or personal comment Date signed
Theatre Arts
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 Londre, Ph.D.

Curators' Distinguished Professor of Theatre, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Dean, College of Fellows of the American Theatre, Kennedy Center, 2012-2014

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

09/29/14
Mr. Kenneth S. Malcolm, M.F.A.

Actor, teacher, director

09/02/17
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
Arthur Lee Smith II, M.F.A.

As a scholar, there exists a reasonable doubt. As an actor on stage it is irrelevant.

06/13/18
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
Prof. E. Bert Wallace, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Theatre, Campbell University, NC, USA

07/25/17
Mr. Steinar Rivedal Wiik, M.A.

Former assistant arts editor Aftenposten, Oslo

04/10/16
Daniel Wirth, M.F.A.

Actor and Director

05/13/14
Dr. Alan L. Woods, D. Phil.

Emeritus Director, Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute, Ohio State University; Central Ohio Theater Critics Circle Roy Bowen Lifetime Achievement Award

06/26/16

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