Prof. Ruff Yeager

ProfessorSchool of Arts, Communication, Design & Media

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(619) 421-6700 x5354

86A-111A, Chula Vista

Ruff Yeager holds his MA in Theatre and Dance from Missouri State University and BS from Evangel University. He began teaching as an adjunct while pursuing a robust freelance career as a theatre artist. An award-winning director, actor, and playwright, he relishes the opportunity to share his real-world experience with students in his role as a full time faculty member. He has directed over 30 productions on SWC stages, collaborating with over 600 student actors. The inaugural season of the Southwestern Summer Shakespeare Festival, a previous dream of his, will begin summer of 2023 presenting "The Comedy of Errors" and "Hamlet" in repertory performance. He serves on multiple committees and enjoys communicating with other faculty members, staff members, and administrators.