Ron Zank

Ron Zank has been involved with the Great Plains Theatre Conference since the beginning, directing readings, acting, reading script submissions, responding to plays, and moderating lunchtime panels. He finally completed his PhD in 2016 (Hooray!). Having finished his time teaching at Monmouth College, this fall he joins the Theatre faculty at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He teaches Acting, Directing, and Children’s Theatre. His research focuses on stage musical adaptations of films. Recent directing projects include Saving Toyland, adapted from Herbert and McDonough’s Babes in Toyland.

Role with GPTC: Young Dramatists Coordinator