George Pinney, Head of Acting and Directing
George Pinney, a Professor of Theatre and Drama, has directed and or choreographed over 100 productions including Broadway, West End of London, regional and university theatres as well national and international tours. Nominated for 2001 Tony Award and National Broadway Theatre Award in choreography for BLAST! George received a 2001 Emmy Award for outstanding choreography for the PBS Broadcast of BLAST! Recognized as a master teacher George was awarded the prestigious Friederich Herman Lieber Award for Distinguished Teaching and was selected for membership in the honorary Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching. George was also awarded four IU Board of Trustees Awards for Teaching Excellence. At IU George is Head of the BFA in Musical Theatre in the Department of Theatre and Drama.
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