Marcia Vliet Instructor of IDS & English Education (Alternative Certification)

Marcia Vliet

Instructor of IDS & English Education (Alternative Certification)
Room 222B | Davis Hall


Marcia Vliet has been a member of the faculty at USAO since 1993. She is an instructor in Interdisciplinary Studies and English Education (alternative certification) and teaches Rhetoric and Public Speaking.

She has served as an adjunct instructor in the Division of Arts and Humanities at USAO as well as director, costumer, vocal coach and property master for the drama department. Other theatrical and fine arts experience includes set design, lighting, sound design and building, dialect coach, acting coach, stage movement coach, actor, singer, speech coach, musical director, assistant minister of music, choir director, pageant and dinner theater director, vocalist and voice over artist. She also is a founding member of the Cimarron Circuit Opera Company in Norman.

Before coming to USAO, Vliet was a visiting professor at Oklahoma Panhandle State University, an associate professor at New Mexico State University and a graduate teaching assistant (GTA) at the University of Oklahoma.


  • Master of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing, University of Oklahoma, 1986
  • Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance, University of Oklahoma, 1977
  • Bachelor of Music Education in Vocal Music, University of Oklahoma, 1976

Favorite Quotes

<p>"It is high time that the ideal of success should be replaced by the ideal of service." - Albert Einstein</p>