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Tony Horne

Area Head, Musical Theatre

Associate Professor, Directing

Education

MFA University of Memphis
MBA UCLA

Biography

Tony Horne is an educator, arts manager, performer, director and choreographer. As a director, his areas of interest are musical theatre, contemporary plays with movement, and African-American plays. Favorite directing credits include Spunk; Big Love; No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs; Giants Have Us in Their Books; For Colored Girls...; Crumbs From The Table of Joy, and A Little Night Music. Horne co-founded the Memphis Black Repertory Theatre and served as its administrative director from 1997 to 2000. He also served as treasurer for Black Theatre Network, a national organization that promotes African-American theatre. As an educator, Tony was most recently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University.