Janice E. Fronczak

Professor of Theatre, Performance & Playwriting

Office: FAB 214   |    Phone: (308) 865-8670   |    Email: fronczakje@unk.edu

Janice E. Fronczak


Janice Fronczak  is a tenured Professor of Theatre at UNK where she teaches performance and playwriting courses in addition to serving as a director for the mainstage season.  Janice has been invited to serve as a guest director/teacher for summer stock theatres in Alaska, Michigan, Nebraska, Texas, and South Dakota (Black Hills Playhouse).  Her collection of original monologues, Blue Food, as well as nine of her short plays, have been published by Heuer Publishing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Her full-length play, Corn Man, successfully premiered at UNK and won her several awards from the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, including a meritorious award for playwriting.  Janice is a nationally Registered Drama Therapist (RDT). She really enjoys bringing the creative healing arts to those residing in retirement communities, as well as to incarcerated adolescents and adults.

Courses Taught

THEA 120        Introduction to the Theatre
THEA 225        Acting I
THEA 226        Acting II
THEA 306        Movement for the Stage
THEA 388        Healing Through Drama Therapy
THEA 421        Playwriting
THEA 425        Acting III