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University of the South Named in Top Ten Underrated Theatre Programs

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In a recent article posted from the OnStage Blog, the University of the South Theatre Department was named as one of the top ten most underrated theatre programs in the south east region.

Christopher Peterson, the author of the piece, provides a list of the top ten most underrated theatre programs in the region, ranking Sewanee as third above Jacksonville State University (AL) and Emory University (GA).

The article in its entirety can be found here:

http://www.onstageblog.com/columns/2017/8/7/the-top-ten-most-underrated-college-theatre-programs-for-2017-south-east-region

Notable Sewanee Theatre qualities mentioned in the piece include the Tennessee Williams Fellow in Residence hired each academic year and the department's penchant for sponsoring guest writers and solo performers to engage the University community. 

The article also mentions Sewanee Theatre's close work with the acclaimed Sewanee Writer's Conference, highlighting this as "exceptional opportunities for the apprentice writer".

More information about the work of the Sewanee Theatre and Dance department can be found on their department website.