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Phyllis Gibbs: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Phyllis M. Gibbs
Associate Professor, Department Chair


First Year Advisor
Theater Arts

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Adjudicator for National Thespian Society, Jacksonville, Daytona, Ocala
  • Co-founder and coordinator of multiple theatre groups,  musical theater camps and children’s theater seminars
  • Member of: the Florida Theatre Conference and the Southeastern Theatre Conference, Alpha Psi Omega, National Theatre Honor Society, Flagler College Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, and the National Leadership Honor Society
  • Worked with the following artistic companies: the Limelight Theatre, St. Augustine Performing Arts Summer Program, The Lost Colony Outdoor Theatre in Maneo,  North Carolina, Paper Mill Playhouse and Music Mountain in New Jersey, and off-Broadway productions in New York City
  • Supervisor of Flagler’s Chapter of Alpha Psi Omega

Professional Profile:

Professor Gibbs received her M.S. in Education from Eastern Illinois University and her B.A. from Montclair State University. She is Flagler’s longest-serving faculty member. She has produced and directed more than thirty productions at Flagler College and has supervised more than fifty productions by other directors. She is well known in the community and the region as a champion of the performing arts, and her artistic contributions include acting, directing, teaching, curriculum design and production.

Teaching and Related Service:

Courses taught:

  • Theater History
  • Introduction to Drama and Literature
  • Mythology
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Conservatory
  • Theater Production
  • Children’s Theater
  • Methods of Teaching Drama
  • Film History 


Fulbright Fellow, London.

Rowita Award:  Reognizing Outstanding Women in the Arts    April 2014