Patricia McIlrath Endowed Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Theatre Division in the Conservatory
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Kenneth J. Martin is the Patricia McIlrath Endowed Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Theatre Division in the Conservatory. Ken has worked in the professional theatre for over 30 years. As a member of United Scenic Artists, his design work has been seen at The Sacramento Theatre Company, Cleveland Ensemble Theatre, Contemporary American Theatre Company, Actor’s Summit Theatre, Weathervane Playhouse, Ocean State Theatre Company, Surflight Theatre, Theatre by the Sea, Florida Repertory Theatre, Theatre Rhinoceros, Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, GEVA Theatre, among others. Ken has also designed shows for many colleges and universities including Marquette University, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Coastal Carolina University, Cuyahoga Community College and The Ohio State University.
In the academic arena, Ken has served in a variety of capacities for the United States Institute for Theatre Technology and the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival. Ken has been teaching for over 25 years while keeping active in regional professional theatre.
M.F.A., Theatre Design and Technology, The Ohio State University
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