Patrick Midgley is a Presidential Fellow and doctoral candidate at Texas Tech University’s School of Theatre and Dance. For eight years, Patrick was a company member of The American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia, where he played over 100 roles in nearly 50 productions and completed two year-long national tours.

Favorite Shakespearean roles include Prince Hal (Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2), Horatio (Hamlet), Caliban (The Tempest), Hotspur (Henry IV Part 1), 2nd Witch (Macbeth), Demetrius (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Navarre (Love’s Labour’s Lost) and Pompey (Measure for Measure), among many others.

Directing credits include Twelfth Night, As You Like It, and Romeo and Juliet.

Patrick holds an MFA in Acting from Purdue University and a BA in History and Theatre from The College of Wooster.


C. Alex Webster- Workshop Presenter & JSF Programming Direct

About Alex

 Alex is an MFA candidate in Theatre Performance and Pedagogy at Texas Tech University. She received her BA from Brevard College in Theatre Performance, Communications, and Vocal Performance. Other studies include Stella Adler School of Acting Summer Conservatory, Tennessee Williams Institute, David Hammond’s Talking Shakespeare workshops. Recent performance work includes The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Ruby Rae), Collected Stories (Lisa), and the world premiere of 9 in the Morning, a one-woman show featuring the use of bone-conducting headphones performed at Texas Tech University and the 2020 Marfa Fringe Festival. She teaches Musical Theatre, Acting, and Voice at Texas Tech University, All Saint’s Episcopal School, Ervin Elementary School, HUB Theatre Group, and Louise Hopkins Underwood Centre for the Arts.