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Willy Conley, MFA

Art, Communication & Theater / Theatre and Dance Program

Willy Conley

Phone Numbers

202-250-2451 (VP)


Personal Website


Elstad Auditorium 125

Secondary Location

Office in in Elstad Annex, Rm. 125 (around the left side of Elstad Auditorium)

B.S. Biomedical Photographic Communication, R.I.T.

Registered Biological Photographer (RBP), #319, Biocommunications Association, University of Texas Medical Branch

M.A. Creative Writing/Playwriting, Boston University

M.F.A. Intercultural/Interdisciplinary Theatre, Towson University

My areas of teaching in the theatre are:





Translation (ASL to English, English to ASL)

Courses taught:

Visual Gestural Communication

Introduction to Theatre

Introduction to Playwriting

Fundamentals of Acting

Fundamentals of Directing

Sign Language Translation for the Stage

Script Reading and Analysis

Contemporary Drama

Theatre Practicum

Dramatists Guild

Bruce Hlibok Playwriting Competition, coordinator

Chief Diversity Officer Search Committee, member

The Deaf Heart, a novel, author

Vignettes of the Deaf Character and Other Plays, author of book of 12 plays

Deaf American Prose, contributor

Deaf American Poetry, contributor

Deaf Lit Extravaganza, contributor

No Walls of Stone, contributor


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002