Terry Glaser

Playwright Lyricist Librettist

Terry Glaser, Adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego, is a playwright, translator, librettist, stage director, actress, and acting teacher. She has worked both in academia and the professional theatre for over 30 years. Her writing includes translation/adaptations of classic plays and operas, including The Frogs (Aristophanes), A Flea in Her Ear (Feydeau), The Surprise of Love (Marivaux), Croquefer (Offenbach), and Orfeo (Monteverdi). Her original dramatic works include the Commedia dell’arte farce The Dentist, and solo shows in which she performs the life stories of playwrights, including The Mysterious Dwarf (Gogol), and Chekhov, Live!(Chekhov). Ms. Glaser has served as stage director for over 50 professional and university productions across the country and has performed her solo shows and conducted master classes at the University of Virginia, the University of Kansas, Syracuse University, Point Loma Nazarene University, and Mesa College. Ms. Glaser holds a B.A. in Playwriting from Brown University and an M.A. in Theatre(Directing) from Syracuse University.