Professor of Theatre

Dr. Heather McMahon has a Ph.D. in Theatre History, Literature, and Criticism from Indiana University; her doctoral degree is complemented by a minor in Gender Studies.

Dr. McMahon is currently serving as President of the Tennessee Theatre Association. She has presented workshops and papers at the Tennessee Theatre Association, the Appalachian College Association, Mid-America Theatre Conference, the Comparative Drama Conference, Southeastern Theatre Conference's Theatre Symposium, and the American Society for Theatre Research.

Dr. McMahon has directed over 20 productions at Maryville College Theatre, including Romeo and Juliet, Legally Blonde, The Laramie Project, The Importance of Being Earnest, Seussical, and Our Town.