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Bridget Benton

Assistant Dean
  • Coordinate with BYU Arts marketing, ticketing and production
  • Program and produce the BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts Series
  • Enhance learning by arranging experiential learning opportunities
  • Curate cultural and artist experiences for the BYU campus and community

Profile

Bridget Benton is the producer for the BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts Series. Bridget holds an MFA from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor of Arts from Hanover College. Before coming to BYU, Bridget taught in the University of Illinois Department of Theatre and was a stage manager at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. She has also worked at the Cincinnati Opera, Great River Shakespeare Festival and The Manhattan School of Music as well as at theatres in Leuven, Belgium and Tegucigalpa, Honduras. She is an avid opera and University of Kentucky basketball fan!

Education


Bachelor of Arts Hanover College (2009)
Masters of Fine Arts in Stage Management University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2012)

Awards and Recognition


International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Performing Arts Board, IAVM Venue Excellence Committee Member

Courses Taught

TMA 469

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Name: Bridget Benton
Title: Assistant Dean, Producer
Email: bentonb@byu.edu
Office: C-358 HFAC
Phone: 801-422-6340

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Culture is what we remember about a society.

- Francesca Zambello