President, NAST (Board of Directors)
Elected March 2017, term ends March 2020
Holly Rhoades Logue is professor of Theatre and Chair of the Department of Theatre at Kean University. Arriving at Kean in 1984, Professor Logue has served fourteen years as chair and, more recently, a four-year term as Dean of the Kean’s College of Visual and Performing Arts.
In 2011, Professor Logue was inducted into the National Theatre Conference, a cooperative association of distinguished leaders of the American Theatre. She serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Education Foundation, and, prior to her role as President of NAST, previously served as Vice President, Secretary, and Chair of the Commission on Accreditation. Professor Logue is an award-winning director, actor, singer, and voice-over artist, having made several recordings for Pearson Education. Her most recent directing credits include Spring Awakening, Sweeney Todd, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Pirates of Penzance, Two Rooms, and Ragtime. A member of the Society of Directors and Choreographers and Actors’ Equity Association, Professor Logue was seen on stage in the critically acclaimed Premiere Stages’ production of Boy Gets Girl, and as Pam in Baby, Milady deWinter in the NJ Premiere of The Three Musketeers, Kate in Kiss Me Kate, Amalia in She Loves Me, Marian in The Music Man, and Rosabella in The Most Happy Fella.
Professor Logue earned a Master of Fine Arts and a Master of Theatre Arts in Theatre from Rutgers University – Mason Gross School of the Arts; and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ithaca College. She also studied at York University in Toronto, Canada.
Updated April 2017