Ken Elston

Director, School of Theater

Ken Elston, Director of the School of Theater at George Mason University (M.F.A. Ohio State University, B.A. Temple University), is the artistic director of the not-for-profit theater company, Footsteps In Time, and a professional consultant in the area of presentation skills. Ken teaches Acting, Directing, and has a specialty in Movement for the Stage. Directing credits include off-Broadway, university, and regional theaters. His acting credits include stage, television and film. Stage appearances include off-Broadway and regional credits from Theater of the First Amendment, Washington Shakespeare Company, the Bush Theater, Missouri Rep, ACT, Intiman, and Bucks County Playhouse. Ken is a member of Actor’s Equity, SAG, AFTRA, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and the Association of Theatre Movement Educators.

Course List:

THR 305 001 - Stage Combat Theatre

THR 320 002 - Performance Studio, Comedy

THR 492 001 - Studio Project

THR 497 0 - Directing on Screen and Great Film Directors

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Revision Date: 08/25/2014

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