The curtain has been raised on UTEP's Theatre Department and it's put them on the national stage. This week, we visited with UTEP Theatre Assistant Professor, Kim McKean and UTEP Theatre student and actress Ana K. Miramontes as they discussed the awards received at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for the department's production of Lydia.
The UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance received the following awards:
•Outstanding Performance and Production Ensemble
•Outstanding Production of a Play
•Assistant Professor, Kim McKean received Outstanding Director of a Play
•Cast members Ana K. Miramontes, Gabriela Torres (now at Juilliard) and Antonio Romero, Jr., were recognized individually as Outstanding Performance by an Actress/Actor in a Play
•Outstanding Performance by a faculty guest artist Rebecca Rivas, assistant professor