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Meet Jake Yenish

"...make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody." 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

Jake Yenish has served in Christian higher education for over 17 years, and currently is Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts in the School of Communication and Performing Arts. Jake earned a Bachelor of Theatre Arts at Bethany Lutheran College and a Master of Fine Arts from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Jake is an active respondent for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) having served previously in Region VI as State Chair for Oklahoma and recently served Region IV as Response Coordinator for Alabama and Mississippi. Several of Jake’s Lighting Designs have been recognized by KCACTF including: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Oklahoma Baptist University, Tell it to the Wind and Antigone at Bethany Lutheran College.