Mary Kron earned her B.F.A. in Directing/Acting at Central Michigan University. She immediately jumped into the Grand Rapids area Community Theatre scene, both on and offstage, and ended up as Education Director for one of the largest Theatre Arts Schools in the country at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. In developing performance programs for the school, Mary started writing suitable scripts -- more than 30 to date. Rock of Ages was developed for a teen/adult performance class. Mary has also written several articles on Education for AACT's national magazine, Spotlight.