Dr. Dixon is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the School of Theatre, Film, & Television at the University of Arizona, for which he was also founding artistic director of the Arizona Repertory Theatre, where he directed over 50 shows, including Tartuffe, Measure For Measure, The Merchant of Venice, The Comedy of Errors, Candide, Kiss Me Kate, Carousel, The Kentucky Cycle, Nicholas Nickelby, and the Cider House Rules. As a director, he has also worked Off Broadway (92nd St Y), at the Kennedy Center, Gloucester Stage Company, Phoenix Theatre, and Invisible Theatre, Tucson. As an actor, he has appeared Off Broadway (92nd St Y and Theatre Row) and in the National tour of Ella (as Ella Fitzgerald's manager, Norman Granz). Regional theatres: Ella at 20 theatres, including the Guthrie, Long Wharf, Pittsburgh Public, Hartford Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse, Arena Stage, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Arizona Theatre Company. Most recently, he played the Narrator in the stage version of the beloved movie A Christmas Story at Phoenix Theatre. Other shows at: Gloucester Stage Company (Israel Horovitz's My Old Lady and The Secret of Mme Bonnard's Bath - world premiere), Phoenix Theatre (Six Degrees of Separation), Arizona Theatre Company (Much Ado About Nothing), Shakespeare Sedona, Arizona Repertory Theatre (King Lear), and Invisible Theatre, Tucson. Film: Born To Ride, Hungry For Change, Half Laughing (indie shorts), The Back of Beyond (narrator). Television: "Rescue 911," "The Highwayman," "Enola Gay," plus commercials and industrial films. Member of Actors Equity since 1973 and Screen Actors Guild since 1979.