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Elizabeth Sloan

Northeast State Community College
Head of Theatre Department, Acting & Theatre History
Blountville, TN
Elizabeth McKnight Sloan (Co-Coordinator of Next Steps) is a tenured professor who has served as head of the award-winning Northeast State Theatre Department for ten years. She has helped grow the department by 40%, directed twelve plays, and recently earned her MBA from ETSU.
Before her teaching career, she received her BA in Theatre from Samford University and her MFA in Acting from University of Louisville. After graduation she became a member of the Barter Players and then became a member of Barter’s Equity Acting Company.
She is passionate about the power of theatre and how the skills we learn while doing theatre translate to any field (Really! Elizabeth worked at marketing firm in Chicago and made close to six figures because they valued the skills she learned while doing educational and professional theatre!)
She loves working at a two year school and being apart of such epic student growth.