Texas Tech University

Bill Gelber, Ph.D.

Professor | Acting/Directing/Pedagogy
Theatre & Dance

Email: bill.gelber@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-2324

Office: Maedgen Theatre 250 

Bill Gelber
is a Professor in the School of Theatre and Dance. He teaches Acting, Directing, Pedagogy, and Period Styles including Shakespeare and his contemporaries. He has a Ph.D. in Theatre History from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied with Oscar Brockett. He has been published in the Brecht Yearbook as well as the Texas Theatre Journal and in Early Modern Literary Studies. His essay, “A Ha in Shakespeare” appears in Shakespeare Expressed: Page, Stage, and Classroom. His book Engaging with Brecht: Making Theatre in the 21st Century was published in 2023 by Palgrave MacMillan. He is an Integrated Scholar and has been Inducted into the Teaching Academy at Texas Tech.

Gelber 2016

Degrees Held:

PhD in Theatre - University of Texas at Austin

MFA in Directing - University of Texas at Austin

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Texas A&M

BA in Drama - University of Houston