Emeritus College

Egan, Chip

Headshot Professor Emeritus of Performing Arts-Chip Egan
Professor Emeritus of Performing Arts, Chip Egan

Chip Egan, Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Performing Arts and Dean of AAH, retired in 2010. The following are a few of his accomplishments since retirement:

Awards: Inducted into the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities Hall of Fame on Friday, March 9, 2018, as a member of the second class of inductees. South Carolina Theatre Association’s Lifetime Service Award 2018-The Lifetime Service Award is a plaque awarded to a person judged to have contributed significantly to theatre in South Carolina throughout his/her career.

Teaching/Advising: I serve as an evaluator for CESP testing administered by the Emeritus College to determine classroom readiness for international students for whom English is a second language. Chip continues to advise and mentor faculty in the department of performing arts. 

Exhibitions: In March and April 2017, I played Joe Keller in the Warehouse Theatre production of Arthur Miller’s ALL MY SONS.  He is scheduled to direct a production of the play, OTHER DESERT CITIES, by Jon Robin Baitz, for Lean Ensemble Theatre in Hilton Head Island, SC, in January 2022. 

Volunteering: I am serving in my 29th year as an assistant scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 235 in Clemson, sponsored by Fort Hill Presbyterian Church, and as the Charter Organization Representative for the troop sponsor.  He also sings in the church choir and serves as a deacon. He serves on the executive committee of the Clemson Class of ’39, as class treasurer.

Other Details: I served as the Interim Artistic Director for the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville from July 1 – December 31, 2016.