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Yademac Receives Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (April 28, 2015) –University of Central Missouri alumna Kristin Yademac, Los Angeles, received the Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award from the UCM Department of Theatre and Dance during a special presentation Saturday, April 25, in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

See and Yademac
Ed See, professor emeritus of theatre and benefactor of the Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award, presented the 2015 award to UCM alumna Kritin Yademac

The award was presented by See, professor emeritus of theatre and longtime chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance, prior to the evening performance of Spring Awakening, the spring mainstage musical performance.

See established the Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus Award through the University Foundation on his retirement in 2001 to honor UCM theatre alumni who have distinguished themselves in theatre education, community theatre, or professional theatre and have demonstrated commitment to and love for the theatre arts. It also recognizes alumni who have honored their alma mater through their dedication and various theatrical achievements.

Yademac received a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Theatre Education from UCM in 2002.  At UCM she was active in numerous production assignments, serving as costume designer for A Streetcar Named Desire and assistant costume designer for Oedipus the King. She was wardrobe manager for The Last Night of Ballyhoo and Twelfth Night and makeup designer for Hello Dolly! For Central Missouri Repertory, Yademac served as stage manager for the 2003 and 2004 seasons and was costume/wardrobe manager in summer 2000. She was also a member of Theta Alpha Phi National Theatre Fraternity.

Yademac is currently the production supervisor for Disney Animation with the Walt Disney Company in Los Angeles.  She was part of the production team that received the Golden Globe and the Academy Award the Best Animated Feature Film in 2014 for Frozen.

This year she received the Best Animated Feature Film Academy Award for Big Hero 6. Other Disney credits include Meet the Robinsons, Bolt, Princess and the Frog, Tangled, and Wreck it Ralph.