Training with a Twang
Nance, Kevin, Stage Directions
NASHVILLE SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT
Vanderbilt University's highly focused, top-notch theater program proves there's more to Nashville than country music.
It's a choice that every prospective theater major must make: a large program or small one? Vanderbilt University's relatively small theater department-with its six-member faculty, 25 majors and 15 minors-is dedicated to the proposition that less can be more.
"We recognize that being a small program has some drawbacks, but overall I think our size is an advantage," says Jon Hallquist, who cochairs Vanderbilt's theater department with his wife, Terryl. "Because we're so small, we can give our students a lot more …
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Publication information: Article title: Training with a Twang. Contributors: Nance, Kevin - Author. Magazine title: Stage Directions. Volume: 14. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 2001. Page number: 60+. © Timeless Communications Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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