Bonna Reed, Teacher
Bonna graduated from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, with a BS degree in Drama/Speech in 1969. Bonna has five children. Bonna taught Drama at Floresville High School and retired after 36 years.
Carolyn Ziegler, Teacher
Carolyn has been an early childhood educator for 12 years with her certification in Child Development from San Antonio College. In fall of 2013 she will receive her BS in EC- 6 Education from Texas A&M San Antonio. She is married and has two wonderful children.
Becky Dean, Teacher
Becky is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Education Concentration: Secondary Ed. She is married and has a son.
Christina Brinkley, Teacher
Christina recently graduated from Sam Houston State University with a BFA in Theatre with emphasis in Acting/Directing.
Amanda dreamed of being on stage since she was a little girl. She received her BA in English, with minors in Drama and Spanish from Trinity University, where she acted in and directed multiple projects. She moved to London, England for her MA in Text & Performance from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and King’s College London, where she worked with award-winning artists to create original productions. She currently works as the Coordinator of Theatre Arts at Trinity University. Amanda loves sharing her passion for performance and children’s education with the Drama Kids program!
Suzanne is from Charleston, S.C. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Theater from the College of Charleston. There, she worked for the Spoleto Festival USA, Piccolo Spoleto and the Robert Ivey Ballet. Suzanne also worked with Disney on Ice and many iconic bands; Rod Stewart, INXS, and Luther Vandross, to name a few. Today, she teaches ZUMBA and Adult Ballet in New Braunfels. “I am so happy to be a part of the DKI family and can’t wait to share my love of the theatre and experience with the children of Comal County.”
Rachel Peña was born and raised in San Antonio and began singing before she could walk. She has always been onstage performing. Whether it be playing her trumpet, singing, or acting. Her most recent musical theatre productions include… My Son Pinocchio (Woodlawn), Street Scene (UTSA), The Secret Garden (Harlequin Dinner Theater at Ft. Sam), Hairspray (Cameo), H.M.S. Pinafore (UTSA), and In The Heights (Woodlawn). Currently, she attends The University of Texas at San Antonio as a Vocal Performance Major under the direction of Dr. Diana Allan.
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