Andrew Christopher Gaupp,
Professor & Associate
Department Chair, Tenured


Acting, Directing, Voice & Movement, Theatre/Stage Management
  Andrew Christopher Gaupp is a director, educator, theatre administration specialist and an Actors' Equity Association actor and stage manager. He holds a BA from Texas Tech University and a MFA from Trinity University where he studied under theatre pioneer Dr. Paul Baker. A former member of the Dallas Theater Center's Resident Artistic Company, Gaupp has been recognized by major media critics as one of the area's finest character actors. Professor Gaupp has directed numerous productions in the United States and Canada and his productions have been listed by area newspaper critics in their top ten lists of the year. He has served as assistant managing director of Dallas Theater Center, general manager of the national off-Broadway tour of COTTON PATCH GOSPEL, presenter of national touring productions, managing director of Arkansas Repertory Theatre, and Founding Managing Director of the Ring Theatre's Professional Company (Coral Gables, FL). Professor Gaupp has served as an arts consultant since 1980 to educational, cultural and governmental agencies in seven states. His arts administration research has been awarded the annual Herb Griggs Award by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT). A former president of Southwest Theatre and Film Association, Gaupp has received numerous awards from the organization and induction into the prestigious College of Fellows. The University of Texas at Arlington has presented Prof. Gaupp with the Gertrude Golladay Award for Outstanding Teaching, he has been nominated for teaching awards, and he has received awards from various arts and civic organizations for his volunteer and creative work. Professor Gaupp has also taught for Trinity University's graduate and undergraduate theatre programs, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Miami (FL), and has guest lectured for several other univeristies and organizations.
Office: Fine Arts 145 gaupp@uta.edu 817.272.3141 Faculty Profile

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