Leigh Anne Adams

Job Title

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor; Theatre Emphasis
    General Education College of Arts and Sciences


Leigh Anne Adams, Assistant Professor Theatre MA, MFA Affiliate Faculty General Education / General Studies-Theatre Emphasis Academic Counselor: AESC Early Alert Academic Coordinator

Started at Bethel



  • University of Kentucky - B.A. in Theatre, Speech, English Education, 1981
  • University of Kentucky - M.A. in Theatre, 1983
  • University of North Carolina@Greensboro - M.F.A. in Directing, 1985




Courses Taught

  • Inquiry Writing Seminar: Yes…And!”: IMPROVing Your Life
  • Introduction to Creative Arts
  • Acting for Stage And Screen
  • Directing for Theatre
  • Projects in Performance: stage productions
  • Inquiry Writing Seminar: Yes…And!”: IMPROVing Your Life, Royal Bridges Program
  • Introduction to Creative Arts, BUILD Program
  • Acting for Stage And Screen, BUILD Program
  • College Writing and Research
  • Introduction to Liberal Arts
  • Introduction to Life at Bethel


"Theatre for Young People" - American Alliance for Theatre and Educations (AATE)
"How to Make the Most Of Your 90 Seconds" (audition) - Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC)
"Devising and New Script Development" – Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC)
“Actor Training for Better Public Speaking” – Bethel University
“Creating Plays for Violence Prevention: Ouch and Owie, CLIMB Theatre - American Alliance for Theatre and Educations (AATE)

Certificates and Licenses

Secondary Education Certification

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Committees: Bethel University:
Student Care And Concerns
Moving The Needle: Retention
Moving the Needle:Restructuring 1st Year Writing Experience
Ealry Alert Student Success: Beacon

Professional Organizations:
American Alliance for Theatre and Educators (AATE) 
Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC)
Southeast Theatre Conference (SETC)
Site Counsel for St Paul Public Schools
Parent Advisory Council St Paul Public Schools