Wayne Matthews

  • Assistant Professor
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  • M.A. in Theatre, emphasis in Design - Southern Oregon University, 2012
  • BS in Theatre - North Central, 2003
Professional Experience: 
  • Member Christians in Theatre Arts, 2003-present

Wayne has been an adjunct professor at NCU since 2008 but will join the College of Fine Arts full time beginning fall 2011. 

 Wayne and his wife, Peggy have been married for 28 years and have five children, and five grandchildren. Wayne and Peggy have served in full-time ministry for over 26 years in Colorado and Minnesota as both Senior and Associate Pastors. Wayne most recently served as Associate Pastor at Word of Life Church in Plymouth and Maple Grove Minnesota from 1996 to 2004. Inspired by Dramatist Ken Lee, Wayne began writing and performing Biblical monologues in 1992. Wayne has directed adult and children’s plays and musicals for over 20 years

 In January of 2005 Wayne and Peggy launched the performing arts ministry of ‘Second Story Productions’. During the past two years Wayne has taught K-12 Drama for H.E.R.O. Home School Co-op, 8th grade drama at Heritage Christian Academy, has served as drama director/coach for Southwest Christian High School, taught community education drama classes, conducted various drama workshops and camps, and has directed over 16 youth productions including such classics as ‘The Prince and the Pauper’, ‘Tom Sawyer’, ‘Robin Hood’, ‘Little Women’, ‘Jane Eyre’ and ‘Harvey’.