Frank Borrelli of West Springfield has been named Director of Theater at American International College. Borrelli has taught at Holyoke Community College and Asnuntuck Community College, and has conducted workshops at Mt. Holyoke College and UMass Amherst. He has also lectured at Roger Williams University and Rhode Island College.
His recent directing experience includes the "My Name is Medea: An Exploration of Gender Roles in the Ancient Play," Serious Play Theatre Ensemble, Northampton; "Maria's Pictures," Southeastern Theater Conference, Atlanta, Ga.; and "South Pacific," The Suffield Players, Suffield, Conn.
Borrelli earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theater from Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, Massachusetts.
At the Drama Studio in Springfield, Borrelli studied Shakespeare I & II, Grotowski, Study of Movement, Musical Theater Voice and the Suzuki Study of Movement.
As Director of Theater at AIC, Borrelli will produce and direct one major play per semester for the Garret Players, the student theater group. In addition, he will teach a theater course each semester.
Borrelli is a member of the New England Theatre Conference, Alpha Psi Omega (National Honorary Theatre Fraternity), South Eastern Theatre Conference and the Theatre Communications Group.