Hall of Fame

Fulbright Year

Jeannie Marlin Woods

Professor Emerita, Western Illinois University

Dr. Jeannie M. Woods is an actor and stage director, theatre historian and educator. She earned her Ph.D. in Theatre from the City University of New York and was a professor of theatre for 29 years. She has directed and acted in theatre productions around the world, including the Shanghai Theatre Academy, Peking University, and as a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the Taipei National Institute of the Arts. She is the author of articles and books, including Theatre To Change Men’s Souls: The Artistry Of Adrian Hall. She co-translated the play The Bride and Her Double with Taiwan playwright Chi-Mei Wang.