CMU & the Tony Awards - Carnegie Mellon University

The Excellence in Theatre Education Award

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.

2015 Award Winner

Corey Mitchell

Corey Mitchell

Performing Arts Teacher / Theatre Director
Northwest School of the Arts
Charlotte, North Carolina

Corey has been a great asset to the community with his diverse background in theatre and commitment to the craft. He has mentored many students who now find themselves working for him on a professional level. Read more about Corey MitchellSee the 2015 finalists.


Congratulations to alumnus Christian Borle

Alumnus Christian Borle (A'95) won the 2015 Tony Award for best performance by a featured actor in a musical for "Something Rotten!"

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About CMU's School of Drama

CMU's School of Drama is the oldest drama degree-granting program in the United States and celebrated its centennial in 2014. In the past century, CMU has produced hundreds of Tony nominees and 41 Tony Awards.