Campus Update

The Iowa Valley/Marshalltown Community College campus did not sustain any damage during the July 19 tornado. Our campus and offices are open from 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, as usual. The Orpheum Theater Center is substantially damaged and will be closed until further notice; most upcoming events have been relocated (see for details). Orpheum offices are temporarily relocated to the MCC Faust Student Union.

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Dave Engel

Dave Engel


Speech & Theater Faculty




Marshalltown Community College


Faculty & Staff

Bldg & Room Number

MCC 528


David Engel is Professor of Speech/Theater/Film at Marshalltown Community College. He received his B.A. in Speech and Dramatic Arts from the University of Iowa and his MA in Theater/Directing from the University of South Carolina. For his master’s thesis, he directed Sam Shepard’s “The Tooth of Crime” and wrote the entry on Shepard for the prestigious Dictionary of Literary Biography. He worked with South Carolina Public Television, performing in a number of police training videos and other educational films. He was a founding member of “Anstie’s Limit,” an acting troupe which was awarded a Presidential Citation for Excellence for performing alcohol and drug abuse shows in prisons, schools and retirement facilities throughout South Carolina. As Speech and Theater Director at MCC, he has directed and performed in a number of shows both on campus and off. David contributed as writer and performer in Duck’s Breath Mystery Theater’s Dr. Science Meets Nunzilla. (Playing the nun, of course.)