Judith is a tenured Senior Lecturer Emerita from the University of California-Santa Barbara, having taught for 30 years in the Department of Dramatic Art and Dance. She is currently an adjunct professor at Brigham Young University and teaches Irish Drama for Elder Quest, Provo, Utah. In addition to academic and administrative responsibilities at UCSB, she helped found and headed the prestigious BFA Acting Training Program, served as a staff theatre director, directing over 60 productions, and, as a founding member, directed and performed with the faculty production company, Theatre Artists Group. She has been a guest artist for several theatre companies, both as a performer and director, specializing in Greek classics, Shakespeare and Irish drama. She has worked in live theatres in Scotland, the Intermountain Area, California, Texas, Minnesota and Washington DC. She received the PhD and MFA degrees in Theatre Production and Design from the University of Utah and the BA degree in Speech and English from Brigham Young University. She is the author of the book, The American Woman Playwright, a survey of selected American women dramatists. Recently, she has staged productions, readings, and lecture-demos for Brigham Young University’s Humanities Festival and the Museum of Art. She presently serves as a producer/performer for KBYU-FM Classical 89 Radio. As producer of “Christmas Chronicles,” she is experiencing, for her, an entirely new kind of theatre through radio.