Dale Seeds

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  • B.S., Bowling Green State University 1971
  • M.A., Kent State University 1975
  • Ph.D., Kent State University 1990

Courses Taught

  • THTD 102: Foundations of Theatrical Design
  • THTD 248: Native American Performance
  • THTD 249: Indigenous Film
  • THTD 302: courses in Scene Design, Lighting Design, and Scenic Painting
  • THTD 399: Green Theatre, Performance and Practice

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • Ohio Valley Section’s Award for Excellence in Scenic Design for his production of Brian Friel’s “Translations.”
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology
  • Completed workshop in Advanced Screen Writing, Maine Media College


  • Drama Review and Melus, and served as contributing author and editor for Reinventing Traditional Alaskan Native Performance by Thomas Riccio
  • "Another Perspective" A Review of, Native American Classics" was published, in Ragazine April 2013 and in International Journal of Comic Art, Summer / Spring 2013, Vol. 15, #1


  • Professor Seeds specializes in scenic and lighting design. He also focuses on the performance traditions of indigenous peoples, particularly those of Alaskan natives.
  • Seeds’ credits include more than 175 productions of theatre, dance, and opera – most notably The Ohio Light Opera Company, the Abbey Theatre of Dublin (Ireland), The University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the Eastman School of Music.
  • The University of Texas, Dallas and the Dallas-based performance company Dead White Zombies.
  • Playwright: The Day That Cries Forever (2008); Cards and Letters From the Dakota War (2013)