Tom Dale Keever studied Theories of Literary Criticism, French and Education at Justin Morrill College, Michigan State University. He then spent over twenty years in professional theater in New York, regional theater, and on tour. He performed in Modern works and in Early Modern plays including “Macbeth,” “Hamlet,” “Richard III,” “The Revengers Tragedy,” “The Changeling.” He toured with the experimental company Mabou Mines in “Dead End Kids,” and designed sets for several companies including Creation.
His set design for “Exit the King” won the Villager Downtown Theater Arts Award. He then returned to academia, doing graduate studies at Columbia University in Early Modern English Dramatic Literature and Theater History. He has taught at Columbia, Fordham, Hunter College, and Marymount Manhattan College. He teaches the Humanities Core, and Film.