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Thomas Keating

Professor of Theatre
L. Mendel Rivers Library, Lower Level 30
Phone: 843-863-7564
Fax: 843-863-7198

Thomas Keating


MFA, Acting, Columbia University in the City of New York
BA, Drama, The University of Georgia

Professor Thomas Keating is the Coordinator of the Theatre Program at CSU where, over the last few years, he’s been teaching Acting, Directing, Stagecraft & Design, Acting for the Camera and Voice & Movement, among others. 

Keating directs at least 2 productions a year at CSU. His training in Anne Bogart’s Viewpoints and in Kristin Linklater’s vocal pedagogy make him uniquely equipped to encourage and promote excellence in theatre. His work as an actor in NYC and Boston (and tours of the U.S.) enables Keating to offer a real-world perspective as well.

Mr. Keating is a member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. As an Equity guest artist Keating has appeared on local theatre stages with College of Charleston and Midtown Productions. He also regularly directs productions at The Footlight Players theatre downtown.

In addition to his acting and directing work, Keating also writes and voices characters for local animation company, Moondog Animation Studio.

Mr. Keating attends Seacoast Church in Mt. Pleasant where he regularly assists with their productions, including the Easter Passion play, THE THORN.

Professional and Academic Affiliations

  • Actors’ Equity Association (AEA)
  • South Carolina Theatre Association (SCTA)
  • Georgia Theatre Conference (GTC)
  • Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA)
  • Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
  • Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC)


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