There is balance between positive encouragement and constructive feedback. There is power in letting go; enabling students to make their own discoveries under thoughtful guidance. There is care in pushing students beyond their presumed limits. There is love in sharing this wondrous art form with every person - no matter age or ability.
La-De-Da Performing Arts Studio
I am full time director/ teacher/co-owner offering performing arts for the young and young at heart. We teach classes for toddlers through senior citizens in acting, singing, musical theatre, playwriting, poetry slam and improvisation. Special projects include: school assembly programs, corporate professional development and an annual production of "A Musical Christmas Carol."
2017 to present
CSU LEAP Institute for the Arts
As Graduate Coordinator and Adjunct Faculty, I worked as administrator with graduate school applicants and current undergraduate and graduate-level LEAP students. I taught Arts Event Management online with students from all over the country and world.
Poudre School District
Poudre High School
As teacher, director and theatre manager, I built a robust, vibrant, challenging theatre program which included three major productions a year with four full-time classes with an emphasis on the International Baccalaurete Diploma program. My students won state and national awards in acting, costuming, playwriting and theatre education and many now work full-time in the industry.