Associate Professor, Acting/Directing, Associate Director of NU Theatre
Doug directed Company, The Threepenny Opera, She Stoops to Conquer, The Real Thing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Into the Woods, and Bat Boy: The Musical here at NU, and It’s A Wonderful Life, Secret Order, and Rock ‘n’ Roll at The Kavinoky Theatre. He’s a member of Road Less Traveled Production’s Resident Ensemble, directing premiers of Insidious and Very Fine Use of a Grenade. Doug directed over thirty shows in eight years as Resident Director of Mill Mountain Theatre in Roanoke, VA. Acting credits include Race at RLTP, Atticus Finch at Studio Arena, and Brutus with Shakespeare in Delaware Park, plus three-dozen roles by Shakespeare around the country. Doug’s guest directed and/or taught at Virginia Tech, Franklin & Marshall, and Dickinson universities and Walnut Street, McCarter, First Stage, Roanoke Children’s Theatre, and Indiana Rep theatres. His MFA is from U of Delaware’s Professional Theatre Training Program. That last name is pronounced CHEEG-ner.