Roxanne is an artist and teacher of teachers.
Roxanne Schroeder-Arce is Director of Fine Arts Education in the College of Fine Arts and Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance and at the University of Texas at Austin. She is also a Faculty Affiliate in the Center for Mexican American Studies, the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies. Professor Schroeder-Arce is a scholar, director and playwright. She has published articles in journals such as Youth Theatre Journal, International Journal for Education & the Arts and Theatre Topics as well chapters in books such as Latinos and American Popular Culture. Schroeder-Arce’s plays Mariachi Girl, Sangre de un Ángel, Legend of the Poinsettia and Señora Tortuga are published by Dramatic Publishing. Schroeder-Arce recently co-authored Yana Wana’s Legend of the Bluebonnet, commissioned by Dallas Children’s Theatre. She is also writing a play in collaboration with high school students from Bowling Green, Ohio. The play, called Lily’s Wings, explores human sex trafficking among minors. Schroeder-Arce is a proud graduate of Emerson College and The University of Texas at Austin. She is also an alumna of the Keene State College Upward Bound Program. Her most favorite activity is watching her 12-year-old daughter perform on stage.
Schroeder-Arce’s web site can be found at: www.roxannearce.com