Alumni Focus: Christopher Kent

September 21, 2021

Name: Christopher Kent

Major at ISU: Acting/Directing

Graduation Year: 2015

Hometown: Amana, Iowa

Current Residence: Minneapolis, Minnesota

What were you involved in during your time at ISU? Acting, Directing, and Set Building

What do you currently do for a living? HS English and Drama teacher and director.

How did your time at ISU prepare you for your career? It taught me how to appreciate an ensemble and inspire a respect for theatre in my students.

What was your favorite experience in music or theatre at ISU? Late nights working with my peers in the 21/40 classroom experimenting with theatre.

How was your involvement in music and theatre beneficial in different parts of your life? Not only do I teach but I cofounded a theatre company and have acted with numerous professional theatres in the area. But more than that, it taught me to value process over product and collaboration over accolades.

Any words of wisdom for current or prospective students? Macbeth

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