Prof. Roxane Rix
Associate Professor Roxane Rix joined the Dept. of Speech Communication and Theatre in 2001, for the next thirteen years teaching acting, directing,
and other theatre courses and directing award-winning student productions. When the Theatre program was eliminated in 2014 as part of system-wide
budget cuts, Prof. Rix remained with the newly named Dept. of Communication Studies, teaching Fundamentals of Oral Communication.
Prof. Rix's publications include articles and a book chapter on her specialty, Alba Emoting (now called the Alba Method), a non-psychological technique
for emtional freedom for actors. The senior instructor of the method in the United States, she is a founding member of the Alba Method Association.
Prof. Rix holds a BA in Speech Communication and Theatre, an MFA in Directing from University of Minnesota, and a Certificate in Acting and
Directing from Sonia Moore's American Stanislavski Theatre.