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Sheilah Philip

Professor Emeritus/Professional Recital Series

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Sheilah Philip, Professor emeritus, has been with JCCC since 1989. While she was full-time with the Theatre Department, she started to help build the program just as the Carlsen Center opened, including directing more than 30 productions, facilitating guest artists for the Asner Showcase productions, shepherding students through the scholarship application process, and so forth. Favorite directing projects at JCCC include: Another Antigone, Medea, Stop Kiss and Proposals.

At present, she assists Doreen Maronde with the Ruel Joyce and Jazz Recital Series and continues to lead short-term Study Abroad programs for JCCC’s International Education program. She represents JCCC as a board member of both Humanities Kansas and the Greater Kansas City Japan Festival, and she is also the volunteer coordinator for the InterUrban ArtHouse in downtown Overland Park. Sheilah proudly captains JCCC’s champion dragon boat racing team, The China Hands!