Prof. Scudera has been at Ursinus since 1997. He received his B.A. with honors in English and in Fine Arts from Colgate University and his M.F.A. in Directing from Pennsylvania State University. In addition to teaching acting, directing and theater history, he has been an active professional theater artist since 1987. In the greater Philadelphia region, he has directed plays for many theaters including the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater, the Delaware Theater Company and the Waitstaff Sketch Comedy Troupe. He has served in the administrations of several area theaters as well including the Wilma and Arden Theaters. He is also a playwright whose work has been performed thousands of times by Historic Philadelphia Incorporated. As a performer, he has premiered his original work at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and performed nationally at various venues. Prof. Scudera is an active volunteer in pet therapy programs at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital with his 2-legged dogs Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce.
M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University
B.A., Colgate University