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.
CMU and its School of Drama had many reasons to celebrate at the 2018 Tony Awards, including three awards alumna Jamie deRoy took home as producer.
Alumna Ming-Na Wen, who currently stars in the ABC action series "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," will introduce the 2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Award winner.
Why is theater education important? Hear from Tony Award nominees and CMU alumni describe how theater taught them to be empathetic.
Whether it's in front of the camera or behind the scenes, alumni from CMU's School of Drama have risen to stardom.
Carnegie Mellon University and the Tony Awards Recognize Melody Herzfeld of Parkland, Florida.
Six Carnegie Mellon University alumni received a record-breaking 12 Tony Award nominations this morning.
April 18, 2018
Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Josh Groban will co-host the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10.
April 12, 2018
CMU alumnus Leslie Odom Jr. will join CBS star Katharine McPhee to announce the 2018 Tony Award nominees. The nominations will take place at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, May 1, and will, in part, be broadcast on "CBS This Morning."
December 6, 2017
The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10.