October 30, 2013

I am not a person of skills, but rather a person of potential. I like to think of myself as a jack-of-all-trades, capable of doing whatever needs to be done, both in life and in acting. I don’t think of myself of having any particular forte (comedy, drama, so on), but I’m happy and I […]

Elevator Pitch

October 2, 2013

“Theatre is more than just art, theatre is what we experience every single day. Theatre is the distilled essence of mankind, art with a human face, and it is the most powerful and moving form of media in the world. It is diminished, yes, but not dying, and it is my mission to bring theatre […]

My Motivations

September 22, 2013

My primary motivation in doing theatre is, of course, to bring it back to life. It has fallen so far from what it once was, despite how important it is. I remember my father reading to me from books he read about the ways theatre used to effect people, about how there would be riots […]

My values are critical to my art; what I find important in life is precisely why I do what I do. I value theatre most of all; as I have said before, it is without question the most powerful and varied medium available to mankind. I would never do theatre that speaks a message that […]

My Current and Future Process

September 11, 2013

My work process has always been about doing things in my own way and in my own time. The most important thing for me to know when working on a project is the due date — from there I can form a pretty basic plan as to how it’s going to get done. I won’t […]


August 18, 2013

Hello there! My name is Hunter McConnell, and I am very excited to be attending SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts in the Fall, where I will be a freshman undergrad student in Theatre Studies. Theatre is the greatest form of expression available to mankind; it is powerful, honest, and stripped of ambiguity, yet is […]