Assistant Professor of Theatre (Acting, Directing & Movement)
Office: 2414 Walgreen
Jerald Schwiebert was a master movement teacher at Southern Methodist University before joining the Michigan faculty. Mr. Schwiebert is certified to teach the Alexander Technique. In addition he is a Registered Movement Therapist/Educator specializing in Alexander, Tai-Chi, and Pilates based dancer specific movement. His research includes fundamental movement training concepts, a centrist's approach for the development of the performing artist.
Internationally, Professor Schweibert has performed his own work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has been a special guest of the Roy Hart Theatre in France. He is a frequent contributor to Direction, an international journal on the Alexander Technique based in Australia.
His consulting includes physicians from Henry Ford Hospital and Michigan State University's Department of Osteopathic Medicine. Private clients include television and radio announcers, professional singers, dancers, lawyers, executives, equestrians, physical therapists and anyone with movement related problems.
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