Rebecca Johannsen also holds a Ph.D. in Theatre from the University of California Irvine/San Diego joint doctoral program. She has taught at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Drama program, Mercy College, Fordham University, CSU Northridge, UC Irvine, and MiraCosta College. Additionally, she works with business executives in the areas of emotional intelligence, public speaking, and creativity and creative problem solving. For more information, visit

Some of her University courses include:

Women in Renaissance Theatre: Sex, Murder, and Cross Dressing

Restoration Theatre: Women, Sex, and Wit

History of US Theatre: Religion, Performance, and the American Theatre of Cruelty

History of Female Playwrights

Text Analysis

Introduction to Theatre

Introduction to Acting

Scene Study


Mapping World Theatre

Study of Filmed Plays