The Pennsylvania State University
116 Theatre Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
William Kelly has a B.A. and an M.F.A. in Theatre from Penn State and has recently returned to the School of Theatre after serving as the Head of the Integrative Arts program for nearly twenty years.
For the School of Theatre, he directed Dracula, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds, Mrs. Dally Has A Lover/Today Is Independence Day, The Tempest, Cloud Nine, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Much Ado About Nothing, The Crucifer of Blood, The Good Doctor, The Farce of Master Pierre Patelin, Terra Nova, Julius Caesar, and others. He also served as the Artistic Director of the Camden Shakespeare Company in Camden, Maine and The Berks Summer Theatre in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Currently, he teaches THEA 100, the introduction to theatre course, to approximately 700 students each semester and has taught directing, script analysis, dramatic theory and criticism, and theatre history.