Lori Horvik, associate professor of theatre arts at NDSU, recently received the Creative Artist of the Year award during the Communication, Speech and Theatre Association of North Dakota’s annual conference in Mandan, N.D. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional creative work. Horvik was nominated by her peers for her work, including script adaptation and unique staging during the Theatre NDSU 2011 production of “Miss Julie” by August Strindberg.
Horvik has been a member of the NDSU theatre arts faculty since 1995 and teaches directing, acting, dramatic literature, introduction to theatre and world film. She has worked in Chicago with the Playwright’s Center, St. Sebastian Players, and Magic If Productions in addition to working with local ensembles such as the Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, the Harwood Prairie Playhouse and Theatre B.
Horvik will direct the Theatre NDSU production of “9 to 5: The Musical” in February 2013.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.