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Beki Baker 


Associate Professor and Chair, Theater


Beki grew up in Texas, where she earned a BFA in Theatre Performance ('04) and an MFA in Directing ('09) from Baylor University. She met her husband Scott while finishing undergrad and married him in 2004. She taught high school theatre for two years before returning to graduate school. In 2009, Beki and Scott moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and began work at the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and at Lipscomb University. In 2014, Beki became chair of the theatre department, which she has served as since. In addition to her academic work, Beki also directs professionally. She and Scott have three children.

Academic Degrees

BFA in Theatre Performance (2004)

MFA in Directing (2009)

Academic Department

Department of Theatre