Yvonne Suhor, visiting assistant professor of theatre, received her MFA from the University of California and has been a professional actress, director and teacher for several years. She was a regular on ABC’s The Young Riders (1989), played Cicely in an Emmy award-winning episode of Northern Exposure (1990), played a recurring role in Brooklyn Bridge (1991) and has guest-starred in numerous shows including Murder, She Wrote (1984), Star Trek: Voyager (1995) and Dillinger (1991) (with Mark Harmon). Her stage credits include Steppenwolf’s award-winning production of Grapes of Wrath. She also toured Australia with Steppenwolf’s internationally acclaimed production of Lydie Breeze and won a JEFF nomination for her performance in Vampires. Suhor teaches voice, movement and acting in the theatre department.
She died of pancreatic cancer on September 27, 2018.