Theatre Department

Jeff Gibson

Chair of Speech and Theatre
Associate Professor of Arts Management


Box 43, BDA 205
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Voice: (615) 898-2640
Fax: (615) 898-5826


Jeff Gibson joined the faculty of Middle Tennessee State University in 2002 and currently serves as Chair of the Department of Speech and Theatre. He teaches courses specializing in arts management and stage management. He is Past Chair of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region IV. Prior to MTSU, Jeff was Assistant to the President of Watkins College of Art & Design in Nashville, TN. Gibson also worked in the management department of the nationally acclaimed Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Before pursuing his graduate degree, he held the position of University Theatre Manager for MTSU from 1994-1999. He received his M.F.A. in Theatre Management/Arts Administration from the University of Alabama/Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery, AL.

Courses Taught:

  • THEA-1030 - Theatre Appreciation
  • THEA-3800 - Introduction to Arts Management
  • THEA-3810 - Stage Management
  • THEA/ORCO 4850 - Development for Arts Organizations