Theatre and Dance

Robert Dirden

Instructor of Theatre

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AC 007b  Phone: 765-285-8740  

Department of Theatre and Dance
Arts and Communications Building, Room AC 306
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Additional Information

Teaching Areas: Hair and make-up
Full time teaching faculty
Date of Hire: August 2009

Biography:

Robert E Dirden serves as full-time teaching faculty, student designer advisor, designer and mentor for the Department of Theatre and Dance’s DTO program and has lived in Muncie for 35 years. Robert has more than 20 years of experience working as a costume designer and hair and makeup designer. This 2015-2016 school year will be his 7th year teaching Stage Makeup, Advanced Stage Makeup, Hair and Wig Design and Theatre 100 at Ball State University. He is a graduate of Muncie Central high school. Robert did both his undergraduate and graduate work at Ball State University.

Robert’s Costume and Makeup Designs have been featured in recent Ball State productions of Into the Woods, Camino Real, HAIR, The Drowsy Chaperone, and 42nd Street just to name a few.

Mr. Dirden has worked as a costume designer, wardrobe head, makeup designer, set designer, wig master, producer and director for over 200 productions at Ball State and Muncie Civic Theatre.

Course Schedule
  • Course
    Course
    No.
    No.
    Section
    Section
    Time
    Time
    Days
    Days
    Location
    Location
  • Course
    Intro to Theatre
    No.
    100
    Section
    801
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location
  • Course
    Stage Makeup
    No.
    229
    Section
    1
    Section
    0915-1050
    Days
    M W
    Location
    TH 008C
Department of Theatre and Dance
Arts and Communications Building, Room AC 306
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-8740
Fax: 765-285-4030
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