Georgia L. McGill


Member, Committee on Nominations
Appointed March 2017, term ends March 2018

Georgia McGill is Chair of the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York.  Prior to her appointment at C.U.N.Y., she served for ten years in the Department of Performing Arts at the State University of New York’s Old Westbury campus, where she taught and was Interim Director of Theatre.  In addition to directing extensively on her home campuses, she has been a guest director at Adelphi University, the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, New York University, and Long Island University’s C.W. Post campus.

Professor McGill is a director and playwright.  Her plays have been produced in Manhattan and Internationally.  She is a founding member and Artistic Director of the Modern Theatre of Myth, where her work has been seen on stages in New York, London, Berlin, Edinburgh, Nicosia, Paphos, Koukia, Ayia Napa, Szeged and in the ancient theatres at Kourion and Epidaurus.

Professor McGill is a Past National Chair for the National Playwriting Program of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre festival and a recipient of the Kennedy Center Gold Medallion for her service as a regional playwriting chair in Region II KCACTF.  She traveled nationally as a member of the national response team for KCACTF and has also been a working member of ATHE’s Two Year College focus group.

Professor McGill completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting at Boston University and her Master of Arts in Directing at Long Island University/C.W. Post.
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Posted April 2017