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Kenneth Stevens served with the Communication and Theater Arts Department -currently Communication, Media, and Theater Arts Department- from 1973 until his retirement in 2014. During that time, Stevens created the graduate and undergraduate programs in Arts Management, directed hundreds of plays and musicals, was a ten-time winner of the faculty recognition awards, received the EMU Gold Medallion Award, and the Teaching Innovation Award. Outside of teaching at EMU, Stevens has also served as Associate Director of the Cherry County Playhouse in Traverse City, producer at the Red Barn Theater in Saugatuck, MI, as well as Director of the Actors Repertory Theater in Las Vegas, and President of the Michigan Theater Association.
Kenneth Stevens, Eastern Michigan University, Theater Department, Red Barn Theater, showboat, Dennis Beagen, forensic team, college theater, John Porter, Quirk Theater, Sponberg, madrigals, outdoor theater, dinner theater
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Jones, Matt and Braun Marks, Alexis, "Kenneth Stevens, August 21, 2018" (2018). Oral Histories. 66.