Anne Penner

Anne Penner is an Associate Professor in the University of Denver Theatre Department, where she teaches acting, directing, and movement courses. Most recently she performed Joan Didion’s one-woman play adaptation of her book, The Year of Magical Thinking, with Stories on Stage. Other professional acting credits include Richard IIIJulius Caesar, and Cymbeline (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); AbundanceCrimes of the HeartAmerican Notes, and Savage in Limbo (Sis Tryst Productions); Not I & Rockaby (Edinburgh International Fringe Festival); Seascape (Modern Muse); The Crimson Thread (Arvada Center); Backsliding in the Promised Land(Syracuse Stages); and various performances with Stories on Stage. She also directs and produces, most often for DU; her theater company, Sis Tryst Productions; and for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.