Associate Professor, Director, University Honors Program
Office: Room 3341 - Faner
Office Telephone Number: 618-453-2824
MFA Acting/Directing, University of Arizona
BFA Musical Theater, University of Arizona
Research and Creative Interests:
Musical Theater, body awareness, Laban movement studies
Lori Merrill-Fink is an Associate Professor of Theater at SIU and Director of the University Honors Program. Her professional work as an actress, director and choreographer spans over 20 years and includes Summer Music Festival (Madison, WI), Clinton Area Showboat Theater, Timberlake Playhouse, MSP, the Williamstown Theater Festival, and studying acting with the late Uta Hagen at the Kennedy Center. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards and a member of Phi Kappa Phi and the Associate for Theatre Movement Educators.