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John Hunter

Professor
Theatre
College of Arts & Sciences
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.2008
Degrees & Certifications
Univ of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Bachelor of Education
Florida State University, Master of Fine Arts
Academic History
Hired at Washburn in 1975.
Teaching
  • TH 102 B, Introduction to Theatre
  • TH 102 C, Introduction to Theatre
  • TH 416 D, Special Theatre Projects
Scholarly Interests/Activities

Lighting design with a focus on modern dance in addition to stage plays/musicals.

Service Interests/Activities

I serve as the Project Co-Chair for the NOTO Arts District development project and also as Chair of the Quality of Life Foundation for Heartland Visioning

Career Accomplishments

Designed over 100 productions of various types

Produced a PBS special on the International Irish Poet Desmond Egan

Served as Chair of the Art and Theatre Arts Depart. For 16 ½ years

Created and Chaired the Mass Media Dept.

Recipient of the James McKenna Award presented by the Gerald Manley Hopkins International Poetry Festival committee

Served as Technical Director for the State of Kansas involving performances in Russia with the International Cultural Exchange of Kansas group under Gov. Joan Finney