Associate Professor of Theatre
Dr. Petrucka is an accomplished actress of the stage and screen, director, award winning and published playwright, and professor of theatre. She holds a doctorate from Texas Tech University, with an emphasis on acting, directing, and playwriting.
Film work includes supporting roles in Hallmark, Lifetime, and Disney movies, multiple commercials and industrial films. As a stage performer, she has acted regionally in the United States and overseas in both England and the Czech Republic. She has written multiple 10-minute, one-act, and full-length plays, two of which have been published by Next Stage Press. Her 10-minute play Skin Condition was selected by representatives from the Texas Educational Theatre Association as a finalist for the 2021 TxTEA conference. In 2015, she received the Faculty of Excellence award from Utah Valley University for her work as a theatre educator.
Dr. Petrucka is thrilled to be here at Northeast Texas Community College and honored to work with such talented students and incredible educators. Let’s make art happen, together!