Jane England

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Jane has worked for the University of Utah Department of Theatre since August of 2011 teaching Script Analysis, Exploring Theatre, and Dramatic Arts in Television courses, as well as assisting in Theatre History and Theory courses. Before teaching at the University of Utah, Jane taught English courses at Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University, as well as English as a second language in such countries as Vietnam and Cambodia, where she also worked with NGOs in international development.

Jane has worked with study abroad programs for various universities and organizations since 1994. Since 2001, she has helped organize the annual University of Utah Department of Theatre, Fine Arts and Humanities London Learning Abroad Program (a 2013 recipient of the University of Utah Beacons of Excellence award), and currently serves as Co-director of the program. She also organizes and administrates the British Studies Program in London for the Department of English, and co-leads Continuing Education’s Go Learn: London on Stage tour, as well as a Historical England tour, which premiered in March 2017. Past year’s program highlights included second row tickets for a sold-out  two-part play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in a sold-out No Man’s Land, as well as a private session with a Shakespeare First Folio at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. A 2018 program highlight was tickets for the sold-out London premiere of Hamilton, as well as Sir Ian McKellen’s King Lear. 2019’s trip includes Ian McKellen on Stage (a one-man show celebrating his 80th birthday.) The March 2020 trip, A Very English Spring, focuses on gardens, arts and stately homes. Jane has also created and led independent theatre and arts tours of London.

Jane studied for her MA in English Literature from Brigham Young University. She also completed her post-graduate coursework in Development Studies and Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries at London School of Economics and Political Science.

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