Director | Actor | Teacher
Jeremy Fiebig is Assistant Professor of Theatre at Fayetteville State University and Artistic Director of Sweet Tea Shakespeare. He holds the M.Litt and MFA from the Mary Baldwin College/American Shakespeare Center in Shakespeare and Performance with an emphasis in directing. He is a graduate of William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, where he majored in Theatre (Honors) and Cultural Performance Studies. Fiebig works primarily as a director and actor, with his primary scholarly interest is in early modern staging practices and audiences.As an actor, Jeremy has appeared in numerous roles in and out of Shakespeare, including Macbeth, Richard III, Titus Andronicus, King John, Cassius in Julius Caesar, Jaques in As You Like It, Don Armado in Love's Labour's Lost, Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing, a host of roles in Pericles, Sancho in Man of La Mancha, Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd, Cardinal Richelieu in The Three Musketeers, and many others.
He has served as Resident Assistant Director and Stage Manager for the American Shakespeare Center's 2006 Resident Troupe season including productions of As You Like It, Macbeth, The Tempest with director Giles Block (Master of Words at Shakespeare's Globe in London), and Othello, a season featured in the Wall Street Journal. He is a former president and artistic director of the University Wits, a graduate performance organization. He has directed Pericles for Hoosier Shakes; One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest for The Justice Theater Project; The Laramie Project, Hamlet, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and A Midsummer Night's Dream for FSU; Life As We Know It (premiere) and As You Like It for Gilbert Theater; Twelfth Night, True West, Julius Caesar, The Importance of Being Earnest, Godspell, and Peer Gynt at Waldorf College; Measure for Measure at Indiana Wesleyan University; The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Winter's Tale, and Macbeth as part of the M.Litt-MFA program, Timon of Athens and The Tempest for the ASC's Young Company; he's directed or produced over 15 productions with Sweet Tea Shakespeare, a small, ensemble-based theatre company in Fayetteville he founded in 2012.
Fiebig's presents regularly at national conferences, including the Blackfriars Conference. Publications include a chapter on Shakespeare and performance for the University of Florida Press, articles for Playhouse Insider, and others.
Fiebig serves as Editor-in-Chief for The Shakespeare Standard. He's a board member of the Capitol Encore Academy, an arts-based charter school in Fayetteville, and of Hoosier Shakes, a new Shakespeare company based in Marion, Indiana.