Sara Gotcher, Ph.D.,
A native Clarksvillian and alumna of Austin Peay State University, Dr. Sara Gotcher received her MFA from the University of Florida in acting/directing. She earned her Equity card and worked in the Southeast before returning to school to pursue her Ph. D. in theatre history at Louisiana State University. She enjoys teaching, directing, and especially acting. Gotcher hopes to instill in her students the joy of research whether they are exploring a character in a play or conducting scholarly research in theatre theory or history. She is particularly proud of her two daughters, Jessie (stage debut: the baby Jesus in The Second Shepherd's Play and Samantha, (stage debut: an angel in Everyman).