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Hal Kohlman

Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing

Theatre - Performance


Hal Kohlman teaches acting and directing at OCU and has done so since 2009. Previously he taught acting, play analysis, and makeup at UCO. He holds a BA in English Literature from Rice University and a MFA in Directing for the Stage from the University of Texas at Austin. He also spent three additional years studying theatre history, theory and criticism at the University of California in Santa Barbara. Between degree programs he spent a summer working with and learning from the National Theatre of Great Britain. Hal works locally as a director and actor for the many community theatres in the area but most especially, he has worked continuously with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park since 1998 where he has performed in over 35 productions and directed three. Notable roles include Macbeth, Scrooge, Prospero, Leontes, Lord Capulet, Shylock, and King Lear. Hal was recently inducted into Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's Hall of Honor. He has been married to Lou Ann for over twenty five years and has a son, Ivan. Hal is a member of Actor’s Equity of America.

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