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Isiah Whitlock
Southwest prepared me. When I went to get my master’s at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, I look back and think the professors at Southwest were just as good as those I’ve met anywhere, and I’m even talking New York. Southwest was a wonderful place for me.
Isiah Whitlock, Speech Communications: Theatre Arts '76