Chair, Fine Arts Department
Professor of Theatre
Managing/Technical Director of Herod Hall Auditorium
Ms. Kimberly K. Weast is a Professor of Theatre and Managing/Technical Director of Herod Hall Auditorium at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
Weast earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Masters in Communication Arts in Theatrical Performance and Television Production from Southwestern Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas, and a Masters of Fine Arts in Theatrical Directing from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.
Originally from Weatherford, Weast has over 25 years of experience as an instructor in theatre and communication-related courses. Prior to joining the Northwestern faculty, she was Chair of the Communication Arts Department at Hannibal LaGrange College in Hannibal, Missouri, and was head of the Mass Communication program at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas.
The recipient of many honors, Weast has received acknowledgement for her service and dedication as a university professor, and for her exceptional ability as an artistic performer. Most recently she has been named Northwestern's recipient of the 2009 Oklahoma Higher Education Excellence in Teaching Award.
Weast is a member of Alpha Psi Omega (National Theatre Association), Gamma Delta Kappa (Honorary Scholastic Sorority) and Alpha Phi Sigma (National Scholastic Fraternity) and currently serves as the adviser of the Northwestern chapters of Alpha Psi Omega, and Castle Players.