Mary Jo Sodd

Mary Jo Sodd

Title: Professor of Theatre
Department: Theatre
Office Location: Kruidenier Center 106
Phone: 641-628-5137
Email: soddmj@central.edu


B.A. from University of St. Catherine
M.A. from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Ph.D. from University of Colorado at Boulder

Areas of Expertise

directing, classical acting, history and literature, and introduction to the fine arts.

About Mary Jo Sodd

Dr. Mary Jo Sodd has taught at Central since 1996. She is theatre department chair, faculty advisor to Alpha Psi and director for the co-curricular theatre program. She holds a doctorate in theatre and enjoys teaching a variety of performance, history and literature classes.  Dr. Sodd’s research interest follows international, multicultural theatre and directors. The practitioners and companies who have an impact upon current theatre through cultural translations of classical texts have been the focus of many of her presentations at international and national conferences.