Dr. Zackary Ross is the Director of the Honors Program at Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY. Additionally, he serves as the Fine Arts & Communication Division Chair and is an Associate Professor of Theatre.
Zack has a Ph.D. in Theatre and a Graduate Minor in Film Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a master's degree in Educational Theatre from New York University, and is an honors graduate of Lewis and Clark College's theatre department in Portland, Oregon.
In addition to his experience as an educator, Zack is an active theatre artist. As a director, his most recent productions include Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, Asking Strangers the Meaning of Life, Commedie of Errors, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Blithe Spirit, and 44 Plays for 44 Presidents. As and actor, he has appeared most recently in Frederick Knott's Wait Until Dark, The Neo-futurists Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, Christopher Durang's The Actor's Nightmare, and Wendy Kesselman's adaptation of The Dairy of Anne Frank. His dramaturgy credits include The Illusion freely adapted from Pierre Corneille's L'Illusion Comique by Tony Kushner, Iphigenia and Other Daughters by Ellen McLaughlin, and Buried Child by Sam Shepard. Zack also dabbles in design (sceneic and sound) and fight choreography.