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One of our program’s greatest strengths is our amazing Emporia State University theatre alumni. If you are an ESU theatre alum, please feel free to send us updates whenever you have news you want to share with ESU theatre alums!


Here is a partial list of theatres companies where ESU alums have worked:
The Actor’s Studio
Actors Theatre of Louisville
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
American Heartland Theatre
Aurora Fox Theatre
Baltimore Center Stage
Bravo Productions
California Repertory Theatre
Clinton Area Showboat
Florida Studio Theatre
The Goodman Theatre
Glimmerglass Opera
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
Pacific Conservatiory Theatre
Playwright's Horizons
Pennsylvania Stage Company
San Diego State University
Sante Fe Opera
Second Stage
Serenbe Playhouse
St. Louis Muny Opera
South Coast Repertory Theatre
Texas Shakespeare Festival
Utah Shakespearean Festival
Walt Disney World and Disneyland
Yale University School of Drama
Young Abe Lincoln
The Women's Project


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
Kent State University
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


ESU theatre alums have worked on the faculties/staffs of these colleges and universities:

Baker University
Butler County Community College
Garden City Community College
Johnson County Community College
McPherson College
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Neosho County Community College
Northern Arizona University
Oklahoma State University
Pepperdine University
Southwestern College
St. Mary’s University
Southern Methodist University
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University
Tulsa Community College
University of Arizona
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


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