Rinda Frye

ASSOCIATE EDITOR, KENTUCKY

 

Contributions to IDEA: Kentucky 3 | Kentucky 4 | Kentucky 5 | Kentucky 6 | Kentucky 7 | Louisiana 1a | Louisiana 1b | Russia 3 | Virginia 2

Special Collections: General American 4

 

Bio: Rinda Frye is professor emerita of acting, voice, and speech at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. (See www.louisville.edu/a-s/ta/faculty/frye.html.) She was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, and emigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 13. After a year in Los Angeles and another in New York City, she returned to Salt Lake City to earn a BFA in acting from the University of Utah. While there, she worked as an actor for five seasons for the University of Utah Shakespeare Players. Later she co-founded and was artistic director of the Utah Shakespeare Players for another five years, where she acted and directed. She lived in Eugene, Oregon, for three years while earning a Ph.D at the University of Oregon, moving to Kentucky in 1981 to teach. She currently lives in Carrollton, a small Kentucky town between Louisville and Cincinnati.

 

Contact: rlfrye01@louisville.edu