Laurel Koerner, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Theater, Director of Theater

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  • MFA, Acting, California Institute of the Arts
  • M.A., Theater, Bowling Green State University
  • B.A., Fine Art and Graphic Design, Dordt College

Professional Background

  • Director of Theater, Tabor College (current)
  • Assistant Professor of Theater, Tabor College (current)
  • Instructor of Acting, California Institute of the Arts
  • Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts, Dordt College

Recognitions & Awards

  • Hope Scholar Grant Recipient, 2014

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Theater
  • Acting I
  • Acting II
  • Directing
  • Fine Arts Appreciation
  • Acting the Song


  • Koerner, L. (2013, March). “Auditioning: Grad School and Professional Preparation for Undergraduate Actors,” Austin College Theatre Workshop Weekend.


  • Tabor Life Committee
  • Academic Appeals Committee


  • Writing and Directing: Radio Venceremos Project
  • Acting: Camille Claudel: A Story, written by Erin Shaver, being produced in Los Angeles under the direction of Joel Daavid