Mark Frank

Faculty Chair of Performing and Visual Arts/Coordinator of Theatre/Assistant Professor Performing Arts - Schoool of Visual & Performing Arts

Contact Information

(918) 595-7732
Southeast Campus Room 6267B

Mark Frank is enjoying another year as Theatre Coordinator at Tulsa Community College. He spent the last nineteen years as Director of Theatre at Coffeyville Community College (1994-2013). He has directed and acted in over 300 productions in his thirty year theatre career. He is the Artistic Director of Die Laughing, TCC’s Improvisational Comedy Troupe. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Viterbo University and a terminal Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Western Illinois University.

Courses Taught

  • Acting I
  • Acting II
  • Improvisation
  • Intro To Theatre
  • Audition Techniques
  • Voice and Diction
  • Theatre Practice

Sample Syllabus

THEA 1053 pdf


  • Bachelors Degree in Theatre-Viterbo College 1989
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree-Acting/Performance-Western Illinois University 1992            

Research Interests

  • Playwriting
  • Directing-Dramaturg              

Publications & Presentations

A Collection of Plays by Mark Frank, Vols. I-III; 2002, 2005 and 2009

The Adventures of Princess Atlantis, (2011); a children’s book and a musical script version (2013).

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • Oklahoma Thespian State President 2015
  • American College Theatre Festival 1994-Present
  • 2016 Oklahoma Speech Theater Communication Association Member 2016
  • Awards

  • Professor of the Year, 2000 & 2008 Coffeyville Community College
  • Educator of the Year, City of Coffeyville, 2000 |
  • National Advisor of the Year, 2001
  • Recipient of numerous Merit Awards, the American College Theatre Festival (Region V) for original plays
  • Lacroix Award 1989
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