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Tonea Stewart

Actress, Dean

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

HQ Phone:  (205) 328-9696

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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

520 Sixteenth Street North

Birmingham, Alabama,35203

United States

Company Description

The mission of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) is to promote civil and human rights worldwide through education. Opened in 1992, BCRI presents an in-depth look at the Civil Rights Movement through time, from before the movement's inception through...more

Background Information

Employment History

Dean

Alabama State University


Professor, Actress

Jackson State University


Actor

Supermart.com


Affiliations

Order of the Golden Circle

Member


Hutchinson Baptist Church

Member


National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Life Member


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority , Inc.

Life Member


Wedding

Member


FAME

Board Member


Education

B.S. degree

Speech and Theatre

Jackson State University


M.A.

Theatre Arts

University of California at Santa Barbara


Ph.D.

Theatre Arts

Florida State University


doctorate

FSU School of Theatre


doctorate

FSU School of Theatre and the McKnight Doctoral Fellow Theatre Arts


doctorate

Florida State University School of Theatre


doctorate

School of Theatre at Florida State


honorary doctorates

Buena Vista University


honorary doctorates

Jarvis Christian College


Web References(109 Total References)


The April 4th Foundation Awards Page

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Dr. Tonea Stewart
Actress, Dean Birmingham Civil Rights Institute



Keynote Speakers 2014 | Alabama Association of Regional Councils

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Dr. Tonea Stewart
Dr. Tonea Stewart, 1999 Gabriel Award Winner. A native of Greenwood, Mississippi, has lived in Montgomery, Alabama since 1990. Dr. Stewart is a tenured Professor and the Director of Theatre Arts at Alabama State University (ASU). Also, she is a professional actress. After receiving a B.S. degree in Speech and Theatre from Jackson State University and an M.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of California at Santa Barbara, Tonea Stewart completed her Ph.D. in Theatre Arts at Florida State University (FSU) in 1989. She was the first African American female to receive a doctorate from the FSU School of Theatre and the first McKnight Doctoral Fellow in Theatre Arts. During her study, at FSU, Tonea also received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities. As an actress, Tonea Stewart is perhaps best known for her reoccurring role in, "In the Heat of the Night". More recently, she earned an NAACP Image Award nomination for her role in the film adaptation of John Grisham's "A time to Kill" and The Gold Medal Award for narration of Public Radio Internationals Series "Remembering Slavery. Tonea Stewart began her acting career in 1969 and became the first African American to direct and appear on stage at New Stage Theatre, the most prestigious equity theatre in Mississippi. Since then, she has performed on st age in Canada, Mexico, South Korea, and throughout the United States, including Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, and has appeared on screen and television. Some notable titles include: "Mississippi Burning", "Invasion of the Body Snatchers III", Living Large, "My Stepson/My Lover", "Walker Texas Ranger," "Matlock," "Leave of Absence," "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," "ER" and "Touched by an Angel." Tonea Stewart is a spokesperson for "One Church, One Child" of Alabama and for NOSAP, a Texas-based organization aimed at youth development. In 1995, she was inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame. She has honorary doctorates from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa and Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, Texas and has received numerous keys to cities throughout the United States. Tonea Stewart is a member of the Order of the Golden Circle, a life member of the NAACP, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and is a dedicated member of the Hutchinson Baptist Church.


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Tonea Stewart


Beta Psi Zeta Graduate Chapter :: Esteemed Women of Zeta Phi Beta

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Dr. Tonea Harris Stewart - Actress (Aunt Etta) from In Heat of the Night


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