This week’s College Break Thru Faculty Spotlight is the head of @txst Texas State University Musical Theatre Department, Kaitlin Hopkins! (@hopkinskaitlin)
Kaitlin Hopkins is an award-winning actress, director, and educator and has worked in theater, film, and television for over 30 years. In 2009 she created and the BFA Musical Theatre program at Texas State University recently named one of the top 10 musical theatre programs in the nation.
As an actress, her Broadway credits include Noises Off, How The Grinch Stole Christmas and Anything Goes with Patti LuPone. Hopkins has a half dozen cast album credits to her name and has originated multiple roles off-Broadway including Bat Boy-the Musical for which she received a Drama Desk and Ovation award nominations, Bare: A Pop Opera, The Great American Trailer Park Musical and Disney’s On The Record.
She has appeared in over 50 television shows including three years on Another World as Dr. Kelsey Harrison and 11 feature films including The Nanny Diaries, and Confessions of a Shopaholic. An award-winning director her recent production of The World According to Snoopy premiered at Theatre Under The Stars, and Theatre Aspen, and will be launching a national tour in 2019.
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