Geoffrey  Hitch

Assistant Teaching Professor of Acting and Business Communications

PHONE

412-268-7106

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 359

AREA OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

Carnegie Mellon University - MFA - 1975
Carnegie Mellon University - - 1974

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Live communication.

WORKING PAPERS

  • Executives On Stage

    (author(s): Geoffrey Hitch, Michael Prietula) TBD

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Faculty Advisor, Executive presentations consultant to a Warner Hall senior administrator. , (2011 - 2011)
  • special communications & presentation consultant to Ken Dunn, (2009 - 2010)
  • S.I.F.E., Student Org Advisor (Professional Org), I served as a presentations consultant for SIFE, and will do so again in 2012. , (2010 - 2010)
  • The Academy For Lifelong Learning, Guest Speaker, I taught my Business Acting course for seniors. , (2005 - 2005)

PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Stage Directors & Choreographers Society, (1984 - )
  • Professional Theatre Director, (1975 - )

CONSULTING

  • CMU's S.I.F.E. student organization (January 2010 -)
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions/Cognizant Academy (January 2010 -)
  • Giant Eagle Corporation (January 2010 -)
  • Medrad, Inc., Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals (January 2010 -)
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Committee Member, The Society of Directors & Choreographers (SDC) (1984 -)
  • director of a play produced by this organization, Society To Preserve The Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka (April 2011 - May 2011)
  • Director of a play sponsored by this organization, American Ex-Prisoners of War (May 1999 - August 1999)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • ACTING FOR BUSINESS (70350)
    2015 Section: A, B
  • Business Acting I (45895)
    2015 Mini 3 Section: A, E
    2015 Mini 4 Section: A, B
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A, B, E
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    2014 Mini 6 Section: E
    2014 Mini 3 Section: A, E
    2014 Mini 4 Section: A, B
    2013 Mini 1 Section: A, B
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
    2013 Mini 3 Section: A, E
    2013 Mini 4 Section: A, B
    2012 Mini 1 Section: A, B, M
    2012 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Business Acting II (45896)
    2015 Mini 4 Section: E
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    2014 Mini 4 Section: E
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
    2013 Mini 4 Section: E
    2012 Mini 2 Section: A
  • BUSINESS ACTING (70350)
    2014 Section: A, A, B
    2013 Section: A, A, B
    2012 Section: A
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Geoffrey Hitch