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Dr. Luke Jorgensen

adjunct associate professor of theatre

Courses: Acting II, Creative Dramatics I & II, Introduction to Theatre

Luke received his BA from Boston College, his MA in Theatre from Northwestern University, and his PhD from Tufts University. His scholarship centers on theatre education, on actor training, and on the work of Augustus Boal and the Theatre of the Oppressed. His professional acting credits include The Shaughraun at the Huntington Theater and Smoke Signals at Chicago’s Remains Theatre. He has appeared in various roles on television and film, including the film School Ties and Starving Artists.

Luke is currently the Artistic Director of the Tufts University Children’s Theatre. Recent productions he has directed at Tufts University include Noises Off and Six Degrees of Separation. At Boston College Luke serves as a director and consultant the First Year Experience. He is also the faculty advisor for My Mother’s Fleabag.

At Boston College Luke teaches acting, creative dramatics and introduction to theatre. He has also directed Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Moliere’s The Flying Doctor and Forced Marriage, The Crucible, The King Stag and Metamorphoses for the Boston College Theatre Department.