Paul Calenberg

Director of Theatre, University of Wisconsin- Stout
Professor, University of Wisconsin- Stout
Communication Studies, Foreign Languages, and Performing Arts Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 178B Harvey Hall
Phone: 715-232-2642
Email: calenbergp@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

Services for University of Wisconsin- Stout: Harvey Hall Theatre Event Coordinator, Harvey Hall Theatre Grand Opening Planning Committee, Harvey Hall Theatre Renovation Committee, College of Art, Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Search Committee, Band Director Search Committee, Choir Director Search Committee, Aspire Program Guest Speaker, Centralized Scheduling Committee, Pride Alliance Committee, Nakatani Teaching and Learning Center Advisory Board, Speech Faculty Search Committee, College of Arts and Sciences Promotion Committee, Diversity Workshop Small Group Leader, Student Orientation Team Leader Selection Committee, Into the Book – Freshman Orientation Discussion Leader, Undecided Academic Advisor, Faculty Senate Member, Adjudicator – Apparel Design and Development Final Projects, Faculty Work Supervisor – Technical Writing Practicum, College of Arts and Sciences Theatre Reception Committee, Guest Professor – Honors Program Lunch Forum, Special performance of ANON(YMOUS) for The Midwest Honors Conference and Post-show Discussion Leader, Faculty Mentor UW- Stout Department of Communication Studies, Foreign Languages, and Performing Arts: Faculty Senate Representative, Adopt the Dean Day Organizer, Pippin Reception Planning Committee, Long Range Planning Committee, Theatre Discipline Committee, Speech Communication Discipline Committee, Department Profile Committee, Budget Committee, Forensics Adjudicator, Chair – Theatre Faculty Search Committee Additional Service: Directing Mentor – The Odd Couple, Webster High School, Board of Directors - Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild, Directing Mentor – Hello Dolly Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild, Directing Mentor – Rumors Webster High School Theatre Program, Adjudicator – WHSFA Sectional Play Festival, Choreographer – A Night to Remember; Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild Fundraiser, Directing Mentor – The Odd Couple Webster High School

Teaching Interests: Fundamentals of Speech, Introduction to Theatre, Play Production, Theatre Practicum, Independent Study Projects – Acting, Classroom Communication Analysis, Faculty Work Supervisor – Technical Writing Practicum

Professional Interests: Directing Credits: The Good Doctor University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI 110 in the Shade* University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI Almost, Maine University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI Spring Awakening* University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI The Shadow Box University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI Cabaret* University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI Oresteia* University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; Eau Claire, WI The Baachae* University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI The Underpants University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI Chicago* University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI Urinetown* University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI Brighton Beach Memoirs University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI ANON (YMOUS) University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI A Good Man Charlie Brown* University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI A New Brain* University of Wisconsin – Stout: Menomonie, WI Picasso at the Lapin Agile University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Pippin* University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI The Diviners Menomonie High School; Menomonie, WI Wit Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild; Menomonie, WI Good News! * University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Oliver! * Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild; Eau Claire, WI Golliwhoppers Buchanan Center for the Arts; Macomb, IL Crimes of the Heart Theatre L’Homme Dieu; Alexandria, MN A Moon for the Misbegotten Stearns Theatrical Company; St. Cloud, MN Fools Stearns Theatrical Company; St. Cloud, MN Baby* The New Tradition Theatre; St. Cloud, MN Man of La Mancha* Winona Community Theatre; Winona, MN The Importance of Being Earnest Patchwork Theatre; Minneapolis, MN The House of Blue Leaves University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI Fly Away Home University of Wisconsin- Madison; Madison, WI The Elephant Man University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI Turnaround University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI Mass University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI LUV Tuscumbia Players; Green Lake, WI The Glass Menagerie University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI Celebration* University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI I Ought to be in Pictures Tuscumbia Players; Green Lake, WI *Directed and Choreograhed Choreography Credits: A Man of no Importance University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; Eau Claire, WI Everyman University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire; Eau Claire, WI Annie Theatre L’Homme Dieu; Alexandria, MN Brigadoon Theatre L’Homme Dieu; Alexandria, MN Kingdom Come University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire; Eau Claire, WI South Pacific Summer Music Theatre; Macomb, IL Black Patent Leather Shoes Summer Music Theatre; Macomb, IL Into the Woods Summer Music Theatre; Macomb, IL Hello Dolly! Summer Music Theatre; Macomb, IL The Mystery of Edwin Drood Western Illinois University; Macomb, IL The Pajama Game Theatre L’Homme Dieu; Alexandria, MN Anything Goes St. Cloud State University; St. Cloud, MN A Funny Thing Happened Theatre L’Homme Dieu; Alexandria, MN Fall Dance Concert Sunrise Troupers; Oshkosh, WI Stop the World I Want to Get Off Valley Theatre; Appleton, WI You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI Design/Technical Credits: The Shadow Box Sound Designer University of Wisconsin - Stout; Menomonie, WI Oresteia Co-Sound Designer University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI The Underpants Sound Designer University of Wisconsin - Stout; Menomonie, WI Chicago Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI The Baachae Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI The Baacahe Sound Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI ANON (YMOUS) Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI ANON (YMOUS) Co-Sound Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Good Man Charlie Brown Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI A New Brain Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Picasso at the Lapin Agile Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Picasso at the Lapin Agile Sound Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Jesus Christ Superstar Co-Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Cloud 9 Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Everyman Sound Designer University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire; Eau Claire, WI Pippin Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Wit Scenic Designer Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild; Eau Claire, WI Wit Sound Designer Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild; Eau Claire, WI The Diviners Scenic Designer Menomonie High School; Menomonie, WI The Diviners Sound Designer Menomonie High School; Menomonie, WI An Enemy of the People Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Good News! Co-Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Under milkwood Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Sherlock Holmes Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Oliver! Scenic Designer Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild; Eau Claire, WI The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail Scenic Designer University of Wisconsin – Stout; Menomonie, WI Claptrap Stage Manager University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI Come Back/Five and Dime Stage Manager University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI Tea and Sympathy Stage Manager University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI Acting Credits: 110 in the Shade HC University of Wisconsin-Stout; Menomonie, WI Histoire Du Soldat Soldat Western Illinois University; Macomb, IL Cabaret Emcee Stearns Theatrical Company; St. Cloud, MN Guys and Dolls Arvide St. Cloud State University; St. Cloud, MN On Borrowed Time Julian University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI Echoes Sam University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI Once Upon a Mattress Studley University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI The Normal Heart Dr. Henley University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI Miss Reardon Drinks A Little Bob University of Wisconsin – Madison; Madison, WI Endgame Nagg University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI South Pacific Quayle Riverside Players; Neenah, WI A Funny Thing Happened Marcus Riverside Players; Neenah, WI The Boys in the Band Hank University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI Kiss Me Kate Bill Attic Theatre; Appleton, WI Barnum Barnum Attic Theatre; Appleton, WI Dames at Sea Lucky University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI The Three Penny Opera Bob University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI The Owl and the Pussycat Felix Tuscumbia Players; Green Lake, WI The Murder Room Barry Tuscumbia Players; Green Lake, WI The Fantastics Matt University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Oshkosh, WI Good Man Charlie Brown Linus Milwaukee Opera Company; Milwaukee, WI Bye Bye Birdie Chorus Melody Top; Milwaukee, WI Fiddler on the Roof Chorus Milwaukee Opera Company; Milwaukee, WI Writing Credits: Oresteia – Adaptation of the Greek Tragedy by Aeschylus TIPS – Tools and Information for Public Speaking - A Video Module on Delivering a Speech Commercial/Industrial Credits: Hospital Team Thinking Oliver Thompson Learning Productions; Eau Claire, WI Huff and Puff Huff MDH Lab; Macomb, IL Managing Customer Service Service Rep Wilson Video Productions; Minneapolis, MN Apples William Tell WAPL Studio; Appleton, WI

Education

    • MFA Stage Directing
      University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Madison, WI, 1989
    • BA Speech/Theatre
      University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
      Oshkosh, WI, 1984

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Director of Theatre
        2007 -
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Professor
        1999 -
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Interim Director of Theatre
        2006 - 2007
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Scenic Designer
        2001 - 2007
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Technical Director
        2001 - 2007
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Scene Shop Supervisor
        2000 - 2001
      • Buchanan Center for the Arts

        1998 - 1999
      • Western Illinois University

        1997
      • Rasmussen College

        1993 - 1996
      • St. Cloud State University

        1993 - 1994
      • Ripon College

        1984

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

    Theatre - Direct play

    • Calenberg, P. (January 1,2016 - April 16, 2016) Little Shop of Horrors. Harvey Hall Theatre.

Presentations

    Workshop

    • Calenberg, P. (November 11, 2002). The Audition Process. Wisconsin State Theatre Festival, Whitewater, WI.
    • Calenberg, P. (November 10, 2001). Creative Creations. The Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth, Madison, WI.
    • Calenberg, P. (February 17, 2001). Audition Techniques. Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild, Eau Claire, WI.

Applied Research

    Uncategorized

    • University of Wisconsin- Stout
      Academic Transformation Project (2007 - 2008)
    • (University of Wisconsin- Stout)
      Drop, Withdrawal, Fail Qualitative Study (September 2006 - December 2006)