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Teacher Spotlight: Melissa Chin-Parker of Hartnell College
We bring you another installment of our Teacher Spotlight series, where we chat with teachers from around the country, picking their brain about their theater program and the art of teaching theater. This month, we talked to Melissa Chin-Parker of Hartnell College, fresh off their run of Miss Electricity by Kathryn Walat.

What made you decide to teach theater?

I have two teaching credentials, but even before that I think I always enjoyed teaching. As a youth I was a summer camp counselor / Recreation Leader and was always ...
Teacher Spotlight: David Boone of White Station High School
We bring you another installment of our Teacher Spotlight series, where we chat with teachers from around the country, picking their brain about their theater program and the art of teaching theater. This month we spoke with David Boone of White Station High School in Tennessee about how he keeps teaching fresh, the many ways theater benefits students, and his recent production of Nora’s Lost.


What inspired you to become a theater educator?

I was inspired by the work of Stephen Slaughter at Bossier Parish Community College. Stephen started the ...
Teacher Spotlight: Gay Brasher of Leland High School
We bring you another installment of our Teacher Spotlight series, where we chat with teachers from around the country, picking their brain about their theater program and the art of teaching theater. This month we spoke with Gay Brasher of Leland High School about the school's award-winning speech and debate team, what makes a good competition piece, and celebrating her 50th year as a teacher.


What drew you to speech and debate?

I always enjoyed performing in front of an audience, but there weren’t many opportunities available to me in ...
   
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