- MSC 1392
- Professor , English Department
- College of Arts and Sciences
Jane Holder Hadley, professor of English and drama, has directed more than 200 productions at Queens and in the Charlotte community since her arrival in 1972.
Winner of numerous awards including the Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching Award, Outstanding Teacher of the Year and the Grier Award for service to the university and community, Hadley was elected Honorary Alumna of Queens in 2003. Her work was celebrated in the construction and naming of the Jane and Charles Hadley Theater.
Professor Hadley has pursued courses of study at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkley, Calif., co-sponsored the creation of the Actor’s Contemporary Ensemble, taught at the South Carolina Governor’s School, and worked with noted director Robert Kalfin, in New York City, N.Y.
Together with her husband Charles O. Hadley the documentary production on Appalachia was created titled, “Ray and Rosa Hicks, Last of the Old Time Story Tellers” and was featured numerous times on PBS.