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Theatre Is Where The Heart Is

A visit with Clyde Ruffin, Professor, Theatre Department

By Noelle Buhidar
Published: - Topics: theatre Tambourines to Glory Strands Kellogg National Fellowship Holding Up The Sky

Challenges As A Director

Topics: play theatre

Ruffin states that the advent and departure of talented students is the biggest challenge he faces. “The work goes on while the students come and go,” he observes. “There are periods where I’ve had so many wonderfully talented students that anything seemed possible, and then there are years where the talent pool is not as significant as you’d desire.” Casting appropriately for plays is another obstacle he must overcome.