Jack B. Winget, Ph.D.
Director/Actor, Jack Winget has plied his trade in the Cleveland area for the past forty years. Although Baldwin Wallace University and the Berea Summer Theatre have been his main venue, the Beck Center and Clague Playhouse are also beneficiaries of his distinctive talent. Recent plays that he has directed include To Kill A Mockingbird, Laramie Project, Lend Me A Tenor, A Nightmare of Crime, The Odd Couple, Crimes of the Heart and Moon Over Buffalo. A Nightmare of Crime was a three year project. Dr. Winget researched, wrote, produced and directed the full length script to critical acclaim in the spring of 2008. A direct result of his work with students in the play, Dr. Winget was awarded the Bechberger Award for Human Development which recognizes excellence in working with students outside the classroom. In addition, he was the recipient of Ohio's Outstanding College Teacher's Award noted in the December 09 issue of Ohio Magazine. Acting credits include Krapp in Krapp's Last Tape and Grandpa, in; You Can't Take It With You. Dr. Winget, a full professor of theatre and dance, is also an auctioneer specializing in charity causes. Beneficiaries of these events include, Party for Parkinson's, Berea Rotary Club Charity Auction and the Arts Management Association Fundraiser at Baldwin Wallace University.
Dr. Winget with Ms. Anna Deavere Smith
Ms. Smith was a guest speaker at BW in
March of 2010