Carnegie Mellon University

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.


News

LESLIE ODOM JR. HELPS TO SPREAD GOOD NEWS TO 2018 TONY NOMINEES


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."


CMU ALUMNUS ZACHARY QUINTO ANNOUNCED AS NATIONAL AMBASSADOR FOR 2018 THEATRE EDUCATION AWARD

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.


CMU, TONY AWARDS HONOR THEATRE EDUCATOR RACHEL HARRY

June 11, 2017

Rachel Harry, a teacher at Hood River Valley High School in Hood River, Oregon, was presented with the 2017 Excellence in Theatre Education Award during the 71st annual Tony Awards broadcast on CBS.


DRESS IS A WORK FROM THE HEART

June 11, 2017

Alumna Sophie Hood created a Carnegie Mellon inspired ensemble for the Tony Awards red carpet.


ENCORE PERFORMANCE: CMU ALUMNI ARE LEADING ACTOR, ACTRESS IN YEAR'S MOST TONY-NOMINATED MUSICAL

June 7, 2017

This year, School of Drama alumni Denée Benton and Josh Groban are nominated for their performances in "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812," which garnered 12 nominations.

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