Bob May, MFA

Lecturer II of Creative Writing

Thompson Hall 317

(501) 450-5134

MFA, Playwriting, University of Nevada at Las Vegas
B.A., Theatre/Directing, St. Cloud State College
A.A., Theatre, Broward Community College


Teaching Specialties:
Playwriting and screenwriting


Bob May has an MFA in playwriting from UNLV and currently teaches playwriting and screenwriting at the University of Central Arkansas.

His published plays are:

Playscripts, Inc.
Gidget’s Gadget to Bamboozle Beanie
Snow White and the Magic Mirror
Hocus Pocus Horticulture
Cinderella and the Fairy Godfather
Alice in Wonderland

Samuel French, Inc.
Beanie and the Bamboozling Book Machine
Beanie and the Bamboozling Horror Machine
Beanie and the Bamboozling Adventure Machine

Baker’s Plays
Crystal and the Christmas Snowman
A Different Kind of Nutcracker
Elson, the First Christmas Elf
… in the collection: Snowmen, Elves, and Nutcrackers

Heuer Publishing
Jack and Bella, From Beanstalk to Broadway
Go To …

Brooklyn Publishers
The Great Santa Claus Reindeer Roundup

I. E. Clark, Inc
The Andrew is Dead Story
9th Inning Wedding

Dramatic Publishing
Concerned Citizen

His plays Broadway Memories and 9th Inning Wedding are published in the textbook The Golden Stage by Ann McDonough.  And his absurdist play Go To… is published in the 2009 literary journal The Exquisite Corpse.

He wrote The Gulf Coastal Plains Region episode for the Arkansas Educational Television Network (PBS) program The Great Experience of Arkansas: An Amazing Journey Through Six Regions.

His book on acting Postcard Pointers to the Performer is published by Heuer Publishing. Skye Bridge Publishing publishes his books The Process of Play Directing: From Concept to Curtain and Scriptwriting Structure: To the Point Pointers.

He and his wife, Cathy, have five children and four grandchildren. Mr. May is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America.