Associate Professor of Theatre
Rhett Luedtke is a professor of theatre at George Fox University (GFU) with a special emphasis in acting and directing. He teaches courses in acting, voice and movement for the stage, directing, and theatre history. Rhett is the recipient of the 2010 GFU Undergraduate Teacher of the Year Award, and the 2010 National Directing Fellowship from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. In addition to his nearly 20 directing credits at George Fox, Rhett has directed for many theatres across the country including the Idaho Repertory Theatre, the Salem Repertory Theatre, the Public House Theatre, the Festival by the Marsh in New Brunswick, the Heartland Theatre in Bloomington, IL, and Small Time Outreach Productions in Auburn, Alabama. Rhett has also directed for the theatre education programs at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. Rhett received his B.A. in theatre and English from Valparaiso University in Indiana and his M.F.A. in Directing from Illinois State University. He lives in Newberg with his wife, Julie, and two boys, Isaac and Simon.