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Jeff Tirrell

Adjunct Professor, School of Visual and Performing Arts
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5298
Jeff Tirrell’s area of expertise relates to the intersection of theology and the narrative arts. He has directed, produced and acted in dozens of theatrical productions. Before teaching, Tirrell served as the APU Theater Department's technical director from 2005-2008. He has a passion for helping students grow in their spiritual encounter with theater and film.


  • B.A., Communication Studies, Azusa Pacific University
  • M.A., Biblical Studies/Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. (in progress), Claremont School of Theology


  • TFT 101
  • TFT 335


College of Music and the Arts: School of Visual and Performing Arts

  • Theater Arts


  • Biblical studies
  • Film criticism
  • Theater education