Bobby Funk is a full professor. He teaches a variety of performance classes, including,
Directing, Acting I, Stage Combat, Acting for the Camera, and The Audition Process.
Bobby did his undergraduate work at Western Carolina University. He then went on to
study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York before receiving his MFA
Degree in Acting and Directing from UNC-Greensboro. He has worked professionally as
an actor and director Off- Broadway and in regional theatres across the country including
Barter Theatre. He has also acted for television, in independent films and in several
Bobby is the author of the book, The Audition Process: A Guide for Actors. He has
also written a number of plays including, Co. Aytch: Memoirs of a Confederate Soldier,
Treasure Island, Robin Hood: Marian’s Revenge, The Dream Continues: The History of
the Civil Rights Movement in America, The Brave and the Free, Highway to Hell: An
Ode to the Comedians of Vaudeville and the Great Broadway Choreographers, River Rising:
TVA and the Town of Butler and Hear That Whistle Blow . . . Erwin Train A Coming.
Funk has also written two film scripts with his partner Jeremy Browne, Drake and For
God and Country.