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Theatre and Dance Faculty at Pacific University


Debbie Lamedman

Theatre Instructor

UC Box: A131

Debbie Lamedman (Instructor: Theatre) is a playwright, director, and author/editor of eight acting books published by Smith & Kraus, Inc. Debbie’s produced plays includephat girls, Triangle Logic, Eating in the Dark, Just Add Love, and Lack of Moisture. phat girls is also featured in the Smith & Kraus anthology, New Playwrights: The Best Plays of 2003.

Debbie is the co-bookwriter for the musical How the Nurse Feels, which had staged readings at both the ASCAP/Disney Workshop in Los Angeles, and New World Stages in New York City. Debbie’s short play Mind Control was produced as part of the 35th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival in New York City. Debbie’s commissioned work includesthe anti-bullying play Everyday People, Rx,  a piece about prescription drug abuse among teens and You Belong to Me, a piece about dating violence that is currently touring for Prime Stage Theatre in Pittsburgh, PA.  Her latest commission, Snowflakes, a piece that celebrates Autistic individuals  will premiere in April 2014.

Debbie is a teaching artist for the Visions and Voices program at Portland Center Stage.

She received her MFA in theatre from Brandeis University and is a proud member of The Dramatist Guild and Actors' Equity Association.