Professor Herschel Kruger joined the Carthage faculty in 2005 and served seven years as chair of the Theatre Department. During his tenure as chair, the department added majors in Performance, Technical Design and Production, Stage Management and Interdisciplinary Music Theatre, as well as a Dance minor.
During the 2008-2009 school year, Prof. Kruger established the New Play Initiative commissioning original works for the Carthage Theatre Program. In 2012, Carthage Theatre received its fourth consecutive invitation to the Region III Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
Prof. Kruger earned his M.F.A. in acting from the University of Illinois and, while there, completed an independent study in directing with Dr. Burnet Hobgood. He holds a B.A. in Theatre Communications from Cardinal Stritch University. Read more
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