Jessica Nelson has lived in the Boise area all of her life. She has a BA degree in Theatre, a M.A.ED in Literacy, and is almost finished with her Doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Currently Jessica is an instructional coach for Wilson Elementary in Caldwell. Being a teacher for 8 years, Jessica understands the value that this program will bring to any child. Building confidence in children is what she aspires to do in her everyday teaching but with limited time in a day, she is excited that there is a program that will continue to build upon what teachers are already instilling in their students.
Mike Nelson has lived in the Boise area all of his life. He has a BA degree in Business Management and has many theater, music, and video production experiences. In the past few years, Mike has earned several national awards for his work with children creating animated short films and is currently producing the first animated full motion picture produced by kids. Helping children produce content is a passion of Mikes and he fully believes that kids have the ability to learn and grow faster than ever before. Mike is an active member of the community through sports, music, theater, animation, and video production and loves making a difference in children by providing them with confidence and rewarding experience.
Jacquelle is now in her third year teaching with Drama Kids. She is very enthusiastic, goofy, and fun to be around. Along with ACTING UP, Jacquelle loves spending time with her horse. She is a fantastic teacher and our Drama Kids really enjoy working with her.
Hailing from Idaho, Leah brings a vast and varied background in theatre and education. As a painfully shy and scared youngster, Leah surprised herself and her family when she took to the stage and exploded with an unknown confidence. Since receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Performance from Boise State University, she has had the privilege of performing, writing, directing, and teaching with several theatre groups and companies throughout Idaho. She delightedly found Drama Kids to be the perfect place for her energetic and eclectic style of education.With a passion and hunger for all forms of art, Leah strives to infect others with her love for theatre.
Join our team! Drama Kids is seeking dynamic and fun part time teachers to meet our growing class schedule. Please visit our Contact Us Page and submit your interest.