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Alumni News

One of our program’s greatest strengths is our amazing Emporia State University theatre alumni. Since our program’s founding in 1913, Emporia State University has developed one of the strongest theatre programs in the country and our graduates are working across the country in professional and academic theatre.

If you are an ESU theatre alum, please take a moment to tell us where you are, how other alums can contact you, and what you’re doing these days, by filling out our Alumni Guestbook page. Feel free to send us updates whenever you’ve news you want to share with ESU theatre alums!
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PROFESSIONAL THEATRE

ESU theatre alums are working or have recently worked at the following professional theatres:
The Actor’s Studio
Actors Theatre of Louisville
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
American Heartland Theatre
Aurora Fox Theatre
Baltimore Center Stage
Bravvo Productions
California Repertory Theatre
Florida Studio Theatre
The Goodman Theatre
Great Plains Theatre Festival
Hartford Stage Company
Hasty Pudding (Harvard)
Horse Cave Theatre
Long Wharf Theatre
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
Martin City Melodrama
Meadow Brook Theatre
Missoula Children’s Theatre
Missouri Repertory Theatre
The New Theatre Restaurant
North Shore Music Theatre
Playwright's Horizons
Pennsylvania Stage Company
San Diego State University
Second Stage
St. Louis Muny Opera
South Coast Repertory Theatre
Tecumseh!
Utah Shakespearean Festival
Young Abe Lincoln
The Women's Project
If you’re an ESU theatre alum, and you’ve worked at professional theatres not listed above, please e-mail us via the Alumni Guestbook above and we’ll add those names to our list!

GRADUATE STUDY

Recent ESU theatre alums have been accepted for graduate study at:
Asolo Conservatory at Florida State University
Boston University
Brandeis University
California Institute of the Arts
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
Eastern Michigan University
Humboldt State University
Indiana University
Juilliard School of Drama
New York University
North Carolina School of the Arts
Ohio University
Purdue University
Michigan State University
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Roosevelt University
Rutgers University
San Diego State University
University of Arkansas
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Central Florida
University of Florida, Gainesville
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
University of Kansas
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Minnesota
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of Nebraska
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Wayne State University
West Virginia University
Yale University


If you’re an ESU theatre alum, and you’ve been accepted at a graduate program not listed above, please e-mail us via the Alumni Guestbook above and we’ll add those names to our list!

HIGHER EDUCATION

ESU theatre alums are working or have worked on the faculties/staffs of these colleges and universities:
Butler County Community College
Garden City Community College
Johnson County Community College
McPherson College
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Neosho County Community College
Oklahoma State University
Southwestern College
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University
Southern Methodist University
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
University of Kansas
University of Minnesota, Duluth
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
University of Missouri, Columbia
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of Oklahoma
Sterling College
Wichita State University
If you’re an ESU theatre alum, and you’ve worked at a college or university not listed above, please e-mail us via the Alumni Guestbook above and we’ll add those names to our list!

SECONDARY EDUCATION

ESU Speech & Theatre alums are or have been high school teachers in the following Kansas high schools:
Blue Valley High School
Blue Valley Northwest High School
Emporia High School
Gardner-Edgerton High School
Goddard High School
Kapaun-Mt. Carmel High School
Mulvane High School
Newton High School
Salina Central High School
Satanta High School
Seaman High School
Shawnee Mission East High School
Topeka High School
Washburn Rural High School
Wichita West High School


If you’re an ESU theatre alum, and you’ve taught at a high school not listed above (in Kansas or in another state!), please e-mail us via the Alumni Guestbook above and we’ll add those names to our list!