HPU Hires Hemsoth As Instructor Of Theater And Technical Director


HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 2, 2010 – Ryan Hemsoth has been hired as instructor of theater and technical director in the Department of Theater at High Point University.

In his new role, Hemsoth is responsible for teaching various theater classes as well as managing student crews, budgeting, drafting, building, and technical and structural design.

“What first drew me to the position at HPU was the character and amenability of the faculty, and I have found that carrying over into my experiences with the students,” Hemsoth says.  “There is a strong desire for progress and improvement in this department and I am very eager to be a part of that development.”

Hemsoth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater from The Ohio State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theater from Purdue University. He is originally from Michigan.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration


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