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Rebecca "Bekka" Eaton

Bekka Eaton has been granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of theatre. She received her master’s degree from Indiana University and her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.

Eaton teaches, directs and runs several theatre programs at Miami Hamilton. Her directing credits there include “Teachers Left Behind” (original script by local playwright), “Summertree,” “Gint,” “The Fantasticks” and “Our Town.” On the Oxford campus, she directed “The Trojan Women,” “Hair” and the first staged version of Janet Vogt and Mark Freidman’s “Anne of Green Gables.”

Eaton is a professional actor (A.E.A. & S.A.G.) whose career began at Chicago’s famed The Second City. She has stage and film credits, with the bulk of her career being spent onstage as a performance artist – presenting her own material via the media of acting and music. She released a solo CD in 1992 titled “Let Me In.” Eaton is a member of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education where she has acted, led workshops, helped edit The Player’s Journal and served as a conference co-planner.

Date Published: 02/19/2009
Volume: 27   Number: 22


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