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Arthur  Beer

Professor of Theatre

Arthur Beer
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Reno Hall
Room: 23
Phone: 313-993-3263
Arthur Beer
Areas of Expertise:
Culture - Greece
Acting and Directing
Classical Drama and Theatre
Speech, Dialects and Accents


  • Ph.D. from Wayne State University
  • M.A. from the University of Michigan
  • B.A. from DePauw University


Teaches Directing, History of Theatre, Voice and Diction, Introduction to Theatre, and Fine Arts. He has acted in and directed more than 150 plays, including several world premieres. A member of Actor’s Equity, SAG and AFTRA, Beer has received Best Actor and Best Director awards from all of Detroit’s major periodicals, and has won the Hopwood and Gesu awards in playwriting. He holds a B.A. from DePauw University, an M.A. from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. from Wayne State University. He joined Detroit Mercy in 1975.
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