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Bacalzo, Dan (PhD)

Program Coordinator/Associate Professor
Bower School of Music & the Arts

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  • Education

  • Research and Teaching Interests

  • Courses Offered

  • Publications

  • Conference Presentations

  • Grants & Awards

Creative Work (selected list)


  • 2019                Machinal by Sophie Treadwell, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • 2004                Unaccessorized by Rich Kiamco, New York International Fringe Festival
  • 2003                The Virginity Monologues by Aileen Cho, Pelican Studio Theater
  • 2002                Reddy or Not by Gita Reddy, St. Mark’s Theater

 Dramaturg/Script Consultant

  • 2015-2019       Guinea Pig Lab (resident dramaturg for theater company)
  • 2017-2018       Your Florida Fantasy by Zachary Michael Jack (produced April 2018)
  • 2017                Ice’s Crossing by Ron Pullins (produced March 2017)
  • 2016                Unanchored by Lisa Sillaway (produced November 2016)
  • 2016                f*sh by Lisa Sillaway (produced January 2016)


  • 2003                Say Something, Pelican Studio Theater

 Writer/Solo Performer

  • 1998-2002       Sort of Where I’m Coming From, multiple venues
  • 1996-1998       I’m Sorry, But I Don’t Speak the Language, multiple venues


  • 2017                Maple & Vine, “Ryu,” Naples Players
  • 2013                Exhibit Q: Queer Bodies, “Ensemble,” New Museum
  • 2003                Say Something, “Tim,” Peeling
  • 2001                Dark Thoughts, “Dan,” Dixon Place
  • 2001                Sins, “Ensemble,” Peeling
  • 2000                Second Skin, “Ensemble,” Peeling

Artistic Director

  • 2001-2003       Peeling, an Asian American writing and performance collective



Dr. Bacalzo also currently serves as FGCU’s Theatre Program Coordinator. See CV (updated Fall 2019) for more detailed information.