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The Dean College School of the Arts is pleased to announce that Josh Chenard has accepted appointment as theatre faculty and will be joining the School of Arts faculty as of the Fall 2019 semester.  

Chenard comes to Dean with over 20 years of experience in his field. His most recent position was at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, where he taught a wide variety of courses including specialties like Techniques of Michael Chekhov and Fitzmaurice Voicework® for Actors.

He is certified as an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework® as well as a certified teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique. He has combined his professional training with an active career in directing and performing.

As a former Assistant Professor of Theatre and Head of Acting at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Chenard is a sought-out guest and teaching artist for workshops and classes across the county. 

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