Dr. Marti Runnels
Dr. Marti Runnels
Dean, School of Fine Arts
Professor - Theatre

1900 West 7th Street CMB 1277
Plainview, Texas 79072

(806) 291-1086 Fax (806) 291-1980

Office: HAC 114

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Marti Runnels is currently the Director of Theatre at Wayland Baptist University. He has directed, written, produced and performed in over 100 productions for stage, television and film. He has performed as an actor throughout the United States and has also performed internationally, including the Edinburgh International Theatre Festival in Scotland. He is also in demand as a public speaker and vocalist, and has appeared with choral groups in the Kansas City Music Hall as well as Carnegie Hall, and is currently one track into a blues CD of his own music and vocals. Marti is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and also an active member of the Texas Educational Theatre Association, the Southwest Theatre Association and Association for Theatre in Higher Education and presents regularly at those state and regional conventions. He also serves as an adjudicator in high schools throughout Texas as part of the University Interscholastic League. He holds the Master of Arts in Communication and his doctorate in theatre is from Texas Tech University. When he is not doing theatre, you can find him in the outdoors or spending time with his wife Dede and the rest of the family.


COURSES:  Fall 2016

Course Title Time Room
THEA 1303 Intro to Theatre TR 10:50-12:05 119
THEA 2307 Acting I TR 9:25-10:40


THEA 3308 Film and Theatre MF 11:00-12:15 119



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