Jeremy Fiebig is Assistant Professor of Theatre at Fayetteville State University. He holds the M.Litt and MFA from the Mary Baldwin College/American Shakespeare Center in Shakespeare and Performance with an emphasis in directing. He is a graduate of William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, where he majored in Theatre (Honors) and Cultural Performance Studies. Fiebig works primarily as a director, actor, and production supervisor and his primary scholarly interest is in early modern staging practices and audiences.
He has served as Assistant Director and Stage Manager for the American Shakespeare Center’s 2006 Resident Troupe season including productions of As You Like It, Macbeth, The Tempest with director Giles Block (Master of Words at Shakespeare’s Globe in London), and Othello, a season featured in the Wall Street Journal. He is a former president and artistic director of the University Wits, a graduate performance organization. He has directed One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest for The Justice Theater Project, The Laramie Project, Hamlet, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for FSU, Life As We Know It (premiere) and As You Like It for Gilbert Theater, Twelfth Night, True West, Julius Caesar, The Importance of Being Earnest, Godspell, and Peer Gynt at Waldorf College, Measure for Measure at Indiana Wesleyan University, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Winter’s Tale, and Macbeth as part of the M.Litt-MFA program, The Pied Piper for Golden Duck Productions in Staunton, Virginia, Yasmina Reza’s Art while at William Jewell College, and The Tempest and Timon of Athens for the ASC’s Young Company. He has served as production supervisor for King John, Pericles, The Vagina Monologues, Top Girls, Quilters, and The 24 Hour Theatre Project. Jeremy has performed in over 40 productions since 1999. Highlights include Sancho in Man of La Mancha and Cardinal Richelieu in The Three Musketeers at Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Cassius in Justice Theater Project’s Julius Caesar, Richard in Richard III, Jaques in As You Like It, Claudius in Hamlet, the title role in King John, Don Armado in Love’s Labour’s Lost , Malcolm and Duncan in Macbeth, Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, Antony and Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd, and many others. Jeremy is a four-time Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival Irene Ryan nominee and an Equity Member Candidate.
Professor Fiebig serves as Editor-in-Chief for The Shakespeare Standard. He is a member of the Repertory Company at Fayetteville’s Gilbert Theater. He also serves on the boards of The Capitol Encore Academy in Fayetteville and Hoosier Shakespeare in Marion, Indiana. He is the founder and artistic director of Sweet Tea Shakespeare, an outdoor, summer theatre project in Fayetteville.