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William Cameron is a professor in the Department of Theatre and Communication. He teaches courses in acting, directing, playwriting and film. Mr. Cameron has directed over 40 productions for W&J's theatre program; some of his favorites include The Crucible, The Laramie Project, The Complete History of America (abridged), A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Streetcar Named Desire and the world premiere of Professor T.S. Frank's Carnival. Professor Cameron is also a playwright whose plays have been performed in Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, and Pittsburgh. His play Violet Sharp, a drama about the Lindbergh kidnapping case, won the Julie Harris Playwriting Prize in 2007 and received its world premiere at Theatre Forty in Los Angeles in 2009. As an actor, Mr. Cameron has appeared in the films Lorenzo's Oil, Hoffa, Houseguest and numerous others.