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Kent Earl Nelson Edit Profile

Theater educator

Kent Earl Nelson, American Theater educator. Avocation: cooking. M C. Grantee Ohio Arts Council, 1974, 75, 76. Member Theatre in Higher Education, Southeastern Theatre Conference, Ohio TheatreAlliance.

Background

Nelson, Kent Earl was born on July 22, 1940 in Preston, Idaho, United States. Son of Earl William and Margaret Emily (Foss) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor, Brigham Young University, 1964. Master of Arts, Brigham Young University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Wayne State University, 1973.

Career

Fellow, Hilberry Theatre, Detroit, 1966-1969; instructor theater, Oakland Community College, Farmington, Michigan, 1968-1971; professor, director department theatre, Marietta (Ohio) College, 1971-1991; co-producing director, Showboat Becky Thatcher, Marietta, 1977-1991.

Achievements

  • Avocation: cooking. M C.

Membership

Member Theatre in Higher Education, Southeastern Theatre Conference, Ohio Theatre Alliance.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking.

Connections

Married Renee Anderson, August 22, 1966 (divorced 1982). Children: Julie Lynn, Matthew Kent.

father:
Earl William Nelson

mother:
Margaret Emily (Foss) Nelson

spouse:
Renee Anderson

child:
Matthew Kent Nelson

child:
Julie Lynn Nelson