Jeff Day, M.F.A.

Director of Theatre & Cinema Performance
CCA 212

Jeff is Co-founder of AthensWest Theatre Company, an Actor's Equity Theatre.  He is an award-winning director/screenwriter and co-founder of Lucky Day Studios. He is a four-time recipient of the Directing Award of Excellence from the Kennedy Center’s KCACTF. Jeff last appeared in AthensWest production of John Patrick Shaley's, DOUBT. He received his MFA in Directing at the University of Utah in conjunction with Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute. He is member of the Screen Actors Guild, Writers Guild of America and Actors Equity Association and iis currently the Director of Theatre & Cinema Performance at Asbury University. Jeff is currenty in pre-production for the for a TV Pilot to be shot in Lexington, KY summer 2016. 


Degrees Earned:

       Master of Fine Arts Directing, University of Utah

       Bachelor of Arts Music, Northern Kentucky University


Courses Developed & Offered:

        Acting 1 (THA 151)

        Acting 2 (THA 251)

        Acting 3 Styles  (THA 351)

        Acting 4 Shakespeare (THA 451)

        Movement & Voice (THA 150)

        Acting For The Camera (371)

        Auditions (THA 321)

        Directing (THA 325)

        Approach to Design for Theatre & Cinema (THA 262)

        New Works Seminar (THA 285)

        World Theatre Forum (THA 383)


Projects and Productions in Dvelopment:

        Unrequited, Producer/Writer Feature Film to be released by LIONSGATE Film 2017

        Reasonable Accomodations, Director/Writer Feature film in development.

        Ponyland, Director Television Pilot.

        Athens West Theatre, Professional Equity Theatre, Co-founding Producer.


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