Students Take Top Honors at 2018 Southeastern Theatre Conference Convention | Kent State University

Students Take Top Honors at 2018 Southeastern Theatre Conference Convention

Six Kent State School of Theatre and Dance students were honored for their work at the annual Southeastern Theatre Conference Convention held March 7-11, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. The conference, at which Kent State students regularly compete, is one of the largest gatherings of theatre professionals in the United States.

Undergraduate Desiree Anderson was honored with two awards: 1st Place in Costume Technology for her work on the School of Theatre and Dance's 2017 production of "Macbeth" and 2nd Place for her Costume Design of the School of Theatre and Dance's 2017 production of "Intimate Apparel."

Undergraduate Stuart Blackwood was awarded 2nd Place for his Sound Design of the School of Theatre and Dance's 2017 production of "Macbeth," for which Blackwood composed an original score.

Undergraduate Wyatt Hayes was awarded Honorable Mention for his Lighting Design of the School of Theatre and Dance's 2017 production of "Intimate Apparel."

Undergraduate Liam Roth was awarded 2nd Place in the Technical Direction and Construction category for his work on a project at Akron's Haunted Schoolhouse and Laboratory.

Graduate student Brittney Harrell was honored with two awards: 1st Place in the Costume Crafts category for her work on costume masks for Porthouse Theatre's 2017 production of "9 to 5" and Honorable Mention for her Costume Design of the School of Theatre and Dance's 2017 production of "Macbeth." 

Graduate student Yi Chen was awarded Honorable Mention in Costume Technology for her work on the School of Theatre and Dance's 2017 production of "Little Women."

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