Chris Kiley has identified as a creative for most of his life. Growing up in Manchester, New Hampshire, Kiley was surrounded by the arts, and after getting involved in his high school’s theatre program, he started considering what it might look like to pursue a career in the arts.
Many students pursuing a college degree today are seeking training to make them competitive in their chosen profession, and theatre and dance students are no exception. As a result, many university theatre and dance programs offer curricula designed primarily to impart professional skills.
While many of us were using our final days of the holiday break to relax and prepare for spring semester, several musical theatre majors were making the School of Theatre & Dance proud at the National Opera Association’s Musical Theatre Scenes Competition in Houston, where they won first place.
Texas Tech University School of Theatre and Dance are kicking off the year with a great start! From recognizing distinguished faculty, to research grants and student champions, the spring semester is looking bright.