Arthur J. Beer
Art Beer, Professor and Co-Chair of Performing Arts at the University of Detroit Mercy, teaches
Play Directing, History of Theatre, Acting Styles, Voice and Diction, Introduction to Theatre, and Fine Arts. He has directed more than 180 plays, including several world premieres, and acted in a like number.
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. degree from DePauw University, a M.A. degree from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. degree from Wayne State University. He came to UDM in 1975.