CMU and the Tony Awards
Carnegie Mellon University is the exclusive higher education partner of the Tony Awards®. As part of the collaboration, the two organizations launched the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, the first national recognition program to honor kindergarten through high school (K-12) theatre educators.
Congratulations to alumni Renée Elise Goldsberry and Leslie Odom Jr.
Alumni Renée Elise Goldsberry (A'93) and Leslie Odom Jr. (A'03) won the 2016 Tony Awards for best performance by an actress in a featured role in the musical and best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical, respectively, for their roles in "Hamilton."