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Dr. Aaron Scully


Dr. Aaron Scully

Assistant Professor of Theatre | Meredith Harmon Sauer Distinguished Professor of Theatre 2023-26 | BSE Speech Communication & Theatre Advisor | BA Theatre Advisor | Theatre Minor Advisor | Dr. Ed See’s Student Teachers Association (DESST) Advisor | Shenanigans Advisor | Central Missouri Playwrights (CMP) Advisor 
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Dr. Aaron M. Scully (he/him) is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at UCM and the Meridith Harmon Sauer Distinguished Professor of Theatre for 2023-26. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri in 2018. His dissertation and research explores how theatre may be utilized to treat and more fully understand addiction and alcoholism. Aaron teaches General Education classes, acting, playwriting, theatre history and theatre management. Aaron was the 2022 recipient of the UCM College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Excellence in Teaching award for Instructional faculty and the 2017 Innovative Teaching Award for Graduate Students from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education and the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. He is currently the Chair of the KCACTF Region V National Playwriting Program and the Co-Coordinator for ATHE’s Judith Royer Excellence in Playwriting Award. Aaron is the faculty advisor for the following student organizations: Shenanigans Improv Troupe, Richard Herman Black Box Theatre Program, Central Missouri Playwrights and the Dr. Ed See’s Student Teachers’ Association. He is the co-advisor for B.S.E. in Speech Communication and Theatre. He has had plays produced around the country and acts and directs often. Aaron teaches workshops in playwriting, acting and directing and has consistently presented scholarship at ATHE and MATC.

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