Assoc Prof + CADET Co-Director
Director, CADET (Center for the Application of Drama to Education and Technology) (2000-present)
Associate Professor, Theater/Film, English Department/Theater Department (1972 – present)
Artistic Director, Playhouse of American Classics – professional Western New York theater (2006 – present)
Eng. 305W Creative Writing: Writing Media Drama
Eng. 205 Film History I
Eng. 206 Film History II
Eng. 304 Forms of Film: American Film Classics I (film appreciation)
Eng. 304 Forms of Film: American Film Classics II (film appreciation
Playhouse of American Classics (PAC) finishes its third season of production with Morning's At Seven in April 2010 at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. Find out more at www.playhouseofamericanclassics.org
Terence McDonald taught theater at Buffalo State from 1972 through 1999. At that point, he co-founded the Center for the Application of Drama to Education and Technology (CADET) and has been serving as its director since. In 2002, he began teaching film courses for the English Department.
In the fall of 2007, Terence and his wife, Lorena, restarted Playhouse of American Classics (PAC) in residence at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, which they had previously produced in New York City.
Devoted to producing rarely produced plays by American authors, PAC completes its third season in April 2010.
In addition to co-creating two nationally released videotapes on parenting and exceptional education, his work as an actor, director, or writer has been seen at such venues as at the Long Wharf Theatre, Studio Arena Theatre, The Kavinoky Theatre, The Mirror Repertory Co., the Manhattan 92nd Street Y, the American Renaissance Theatre, Theatre Guinevere, The Writers Theatre, and The Red Moon Ensemble.
Mr. McDonald was also the literary manager and director of New Play Development for The Writers Theatre and was a founding member of the national Dramaturges and Literary Managers Association.
M.F.A., (Summa cum Laude), Directing/Playwriting, Southern Methodist University
B.F.A., Theatre, University of Connecticut