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Mark is in his 7th year at Newman University as Director of Theatre, this fall he directed The Glass Menagerie, and appeared as Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing for the Guild Hall Players.

News & Updates

08/26/2017

Mark’s voice was heard recently on Kansas Radio Theatre – broadcast around the state of Kansas from September 2, – 23, 2017- Saturday’s at 6pm and Sundays at noon. He played the roles of the General and Ivan Shark in The Adventures of Captain Hilltop.

08/17/2017

Mark recently appeared as Leonato in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, presented by The Guild Hall Players September 21-24.

08/16/2017

Mark just directed Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie at Newman University in the Jabara Flexible Theatre at 8pm on October 12, 13, & 14 and 2pm on October 15.

Reviews

Jeff Wax, Actor and Director / Portland, Maine "The capacity to mesh and mold personalities and egos seems to me to be inherent in being a successful director and teacher in the field. Mark has repeatedly demonstrated his talent in accomplishing this very complicated task. I have personally observed Mark Mannette direct actors on many occasions. Whether these... Read More >>
Susan B. Paschal, Fayetteville State, on A Sreetcar Named Desire. “Under Professor Mark T. Mannette’s sensitive but concrete direction this classic play by Tennessee Williams came to rugged life with visual intrigues, well developed character relationships and a perpetual flow make one forget the true length of the play. Amidst the challenges of an antiquated light board, tricky sound... Read More >>