University of Arkansas
Freshly returned from multiple national recognitions at the 2018 Kennedy Center ACTF, Austin Ashford, recently appeared at Theatresquared in All The Way, The Champion, and T2’s Arkansas Schools Tour with his one-person play, (I)sland T(rap), which was also featured at the 2017 Arkansas New Play Festival. He recently, shared his new play and one-person show, Black Book, at the 2018 Arkansas New Play festival. Austin has earned 21 national titles in Forensics in such events as dramatic interpretation, poetry interpretation, prose interpretation, and impromptu speaking.
“I always wanted to be a student at this specific Institute and I am deeply honored to learn the power of storytelling through film from this family of artists. I can already feel how this will change my life forever.”