Roxanne Schroeder-Arce serves as assistant professor in the University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance. She previously taught at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts and at California State University Fresno.
Aside from her teaching, Roxanne is a director, performer, scholar/researcher and playwright. She has received two playwriting commissions and her bilingual plays have been presented to children and youth in theatres around the United States. Her plays Señora Tortuga, Legend of the Poinsettia, and Sangre de un Angel are published by Dramatic Publishing, formerly Anchorage Press Plays.
Roxanne has taught workshops on issues of diversity in theatre for young audiences nationally and internationally. Professor Schroeder-Arce recently ended her term as a Board member of the American Alliance for Theatre and Education and she is actively involved with Theatre for Young Audiences/USA where she is a former board member and former U.S. representative to the international ASSITEJ NEXT program.