Judy A. Ulrich



Main Hall Room 315A




Judy Ulrich has performed in and directed plays since she was 10 years old and has taught theatre for over 40 years. She has taught and directed at Montana Western since 1986. Most recently, she directed Oklahoma! and The Diary of Anne Frank.

In April 2017 she will co-direct, along with Professor of Sociology Michael Francisconi and honors students, an original piece called “Theatre of Social Protest,” which is a compilation of scenes from famous plays throughout the centuries as well as vignettes which students write based on current events.

She currently serves on The Montana Arts Council, a position appointed by the governor, which is one of 50 state arts councils.

Her specialities are acting, directing, dramatic literature and history.

Judy earned a master’s in integrated arts education and a doctorate in theatre from Michigan State University.

Educational Background

  • B.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • M.A., Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University