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Don Sandley  Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance

 Don Sandley
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Phone: (205) 726-2952
Office: Swearingen Hall 235

B.A., East Texas Baptist College
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Biographical Information

Dr. Don Sandley has contributed to more than a hundred theatrical productions in his career as a director, actor and professor. His areas of research and interest are contemporary Irish theatre, English theatre, playwriting, theatre history and criticism. Sandley has made numerous research trips and teaching expeditions to England and Ireland and continues to write academic and creative works when not engaged in a directorial project.

Sandley directed Richard III and Thoroughly Modern Millie for the 2009–2010 season.

At home, Sandley enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time with his wife, Lynette Sandley, and their daughter, Caitlin. Lynette is a member of the Samford faculty in the core curriculum.