Hall Center For The Humanities


Scott Cox
Theatre (Graduate Student)

"Living Shakespeare"
Special Events

Thu., Feb. 4, 2010, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Hall Center Conference Hall
Isaac Asimov once said that everything that can be said about the human condition can be found in two books: The Holy Bible and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.

Scott Cox has a passion for Shakespeare and for bringing his words and characters to life on stage. He has created an entertaining, enlightening and educational piece of theatre that will give you a newfound respect for Shakespeare. "Living Shakespeare" takes you on a journey through the stages of life as seen through the works of the greatest dramatist in the history of the English language. The goal is to make you think and laugh at the wit and wisdom of a man whose vision of humanity was truly ahead of his time.

Mr. Cox is a professional actor, playwright and storyteller. A Missouri native, he began acting professionally at the age of 14. He has worked three seasons with the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, the Coterie Theater, Tent Theater, and others. He developed arts programs and taught for Starlight Theater, the Coterie Theater, Pembroke Day School, reStart Shelter in Kansas City, and the University of Central Missouri. Mr. Cox has a BA in Theatre from Missouri State University and an MA in Playwriting and Dramaturgy from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He has also studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California. Mr. Cox is currently a PhD student in KU's Department of Theatre, where he is supported by a Hall Center Graduate Research Assistantship.
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