About the Course
Private Lessons allow Students to learn more about audition process, character development, directing, writing and backstage work.
Dr Howard Pippin
Dr. Pippin worked as a professional actor in Washington, DC and founded a semi-professional theatre group. He has directed and produced several theatrical productions, directed youth productions, and helped to cast individuals from Actor’s Equity and trained students in drama. Productions include: Into the Woods, West Side Story, and a touring production of Godspell. Dr. Pippin is most proud of the work with young people and also directed several Summer Teen Theatre Camps.
Youth productions included: It’s Cool in the Furnace, Free to be . . . You and Me, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Snoopy!!! The Musical. As a Pastor, Dr. Pippin has been an elder for 22 years in the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church, uses the inspiration from his dissertation to lead people in worshipful theatrical experiences. Dr. Pippin has co-led mission groups to Zimbabwe, Africa, sat on multiple Non-Profit Boards such as West Side Community House and founded summer theatre camps that are 14+ years strong.
Bachelors in Theatre Performance/University of Maryland
Master of Divinity/Wesley Theological Seminary
Doctor of Ministry/Ashland Theological Seminary