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Mandy L. Butler

Mandy L. Butler

Associate Professor of Theatre

Office: CHP: 206

Office Phone: 803.321.5608


Department: Department of Arts & Communications


M.F.A. | Theatre Pedagogy (Acting emphasis), Virginia Commonwealth University (2011)

B.A. | Theatre (Performance emphasis), Georgia College & State University (2003)


Assistant Professor of Speech and Theatre Mandy L. Butler is an experienced improviser who specializes in applying the Sanford Meisner Technique to Longform Improvisation. She has trained, performed, and taught improv all over the United States, as well as in Istanbul and Iraqi Kurdistan. She is a frequent guest on improv stages across Atlanta and is the director of Newberry College's improv team, Lookin' Sharp. 

Professor Butler resides in Newberry with her husband, Daniel Fernald, and her two beloved pets, Pajamas and Oliver.

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