EPCC Theater Arts student accepted into the distinguished American Academy of Dramatic Arts


El Paso, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Community College Theater Arts Major, Elijah Monroy has been accepted into the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Elijah Monroy said being accepted by the American Academy “really opened my eyes to what I really wanted to pursue as a career.”

“It is my belief, and my teaching philosophy, that we here in theater at EPCC are on a mission to open students’ minds to the incredible possibilities of a lifelong theatrical career,” said Ted Karber, Jr., EPCC Theater Arts Coordinator. . “Elijah is an example of what we as teachers and theater artists can do for our students.”

Elijah is currently co-starring in the EPCC online production of Candy Matson, PI and the Cable Car Murder as Detective Ray Mallard. You can see the production at https://youtu.be/8Pzn-1zwp4Y.

Academy alumni hold a total of 110 Oscar®, 324 Emmy® and 95 Tony® nominations and include Robert Redford, Spencer Tracy, Danny DeVito and Anne Hathaway.

Founded in 1884, the Academy is the largest conservatory for actors in the English-speaking world. Its goal is to provide students with the tools to make acting their profession.

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