Although Tonea Stewart is a staple in the film industry, she is a life-long educator.
As the Founder and Executive Director of the Tonea Stewart Performing Arts Camps, Dr. Tommie 'Tonea' Stewart has provided various avenues for the enlightenment and education of our nation's youth.
Governor Kay Ivey Appoints Dr. Tonea Stewart to the Alabama State Board of Education.
"Education is the pathway for
our children's future."
Tonea Retires from a Prestigious Career at Alabama State University
Alabama State University
Programs Created by Tonea
T.A.P.S. (Theater Artists Performance School)
Camp 3T (Teaching Through Theatre)
TTI (Technical Theatre Initiative)
ARPAC (Adult Repertory Performing Arts Camp)
Mississippi Repertory Theatre
Eye of the Tiger Summer Youth
Performing Arts Camp
Camp Gifted (Physically Challenged
Children Summer Camp)
As former Dean of the College of Visual & Performing Arts at Alabama State University Dr. Stewart was able to mold and teach young minds that have gone on to change the world.
During her tenure, the number of Theatre majors, minors, and graduates from the Dept. of Theatre Arts soared. Over seventy-five percent of the ASU theatre graduates have received full scholarships to major graduate universities such as Brown, Yale, Univ. of CA~ Los Angeles, Univ. Of Louisville, Washington State, New York Univ., Louisiana State Univ., Pennsylvania State Univ., Florida Int’l Univ., Rutgers Univ., Brandeis Univ., and Ohio State.
Youth and adults from the Montgomery area and across the nation have been touched by Tonea’s artistry.