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Patrice Egleston

  • peglesto@depaul.edu
  • Head of Movement
  • MFA Southern Methodist University
  • Performance
  • 773-325-7394

Patrice is a certified Feldenkrais® practitioner and has also been trained extensively in period movement (dancing, behavior and movement signatures of past cultures), the Alexander Technique of self-use, and stage combat. She has directed several productions at The Theatre School, including Hedda Gabler, Steal Away Home, Bridge To Terabithia, Our Country's Good, Talking To Terrorists, War, Doggs Hamlet, Dancing At Lughnasa, Epson Downs, The Gut Girls and Living Together. Patrice has directed and choreographed dances, movement and combat for more than thirty productions at a variety of theatres, including Remy Bumppo Theatre in Chicago; the Dallas Theatre Center, Stage #1, New Arts Theatre and Moving Target Theatre in Dallas; and at the Virginia Shakespeare Festival, the Texas Shakespeare Festival and Shakespeare in the Park, Ft. Worth. As a professional actress, Patrice has worked at Steppenwolf Theatre, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Noble Fool Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Stage Left and other theatres in Chicago as well as at various regional theatres and Shakespeare Festivals. ​