Tseng College Deputy Dean Chairs Theater Festival

(Jan. 29, 2013) — Students, faculty, playwrights and those who love theater will jam the Los Angeles Theatre Centre for the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Feb. 14-16. John Binkley, the Tseng College's deputy dean, serves as regional chair of the annual festival, which showcases new plays and gives opportunities to university students, actors and playwrights to have their productions performed and discussed.

The festival showcases university theater programs and perfectly fits Prof. Binkley, associate chair of CSUN's Theatre Department. The event gives a practical and hands-on educational experience for those involved in theater. It includes auditions, readings, performances, auditions and workshops about all facets of theater production.

According to the organization's web site, since the festival's launch in 1969, more than 400,000 college theater students nationally got the chance to have their work critiqued, and more than 16 million theatergoes attended 10,000 festival productions nationwide.