Stanley Waren is an American teacher, academic and theatre researcher, and theatre producer and director.
With Ph.D and MA degrees in Theatre from Columbia University, he is the author of innumerable articles and short publications, and after a stint (1953 to 1970) in the US and abroad as an Academic Administrator in a performing company and executive producer and director in theatre he joined and has long been associated with the theatre department of the City University of New York (CUNY), in various capacities - including founder and director of the Center for Advanced Study of Theatre Arts (now renamed the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center).
His connection with South Africa
The author of innumerable articles and short publications, Professor Waren earned his Ph.D and MA degrees in Theatre at Columbia University. From 1953 to 1970 he worked in the US and abroad as an Academic Administrator in a Performing Company and Executive Producer and Director in theatre. He was Chairman in the Department of Speech and Theatre at the City College of New York (CCNY), CUNY from 1967-1972 also serving as the Executive Officer in the Theatre Program at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (1972-1981). He was also Vice President and Provost in the Department of the President from 1981-1984. He was the founder and Director of the Center for Advanced Study of Theatre Arts (now renamed the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center) for periods - 1979 to 1982, 1984 to 1986. - See more at: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Page-Elements/Academics-Research-Centers-Initiatives/Doctoral-Programs/Theatre/Faculty-Bios/Stanley-Waren#sthash.psQl9yk7.dpuf