Carrie Ann Jones
Lead Teacher NWISD
CarrieAnn Jones is a manic mother of 5 in 4th, 5th, 7th, 9th and 10th grades and wife of a happy husband of 19 years. She grew up in Casa Manana theatre school and as an internationally competitive gymnast. In college at Liberty University, she traveled with Light International vocal/dramatic performance team. After a 20 year career as a corporate trainer and recruiter she has spent the last 10 years teaching after school drama clubs and traveling to 39 countries as a public speaker. She is also a lead dramatist and director for Stage Right Theatre with Glenview Church.
Christine Hamilton has taught theatre the last eight years at Chisholm Trail Intermediate School in Keller ISD to fifth and sixth graders. Throughout her 28 year teaching career she has directed plays with her language arts classes and for her church. Directing Macbeth was one of her favorite plays to perform and Willy Wonka was most enjoyable, too. “I look forward to helping my new students grow in their confidence on the stage. I was very shy as a child and I have seen how the theater is amazing at bringing another dimension to a child.”
Sarah White is an actor, singer, and teacher who was born in Irving, Texas and was raised in Keller, Texas. She recently received her degree in Theatre from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with a focus in Acting and Directing and minor in English, graduating Magna Cum Laude. This is here first year with Drama Kids International and she is ecstatic to shape the minds and skills of children in the Keller area.
Jennie Pardoe is a professional actor, educator, and researcher. Ms. Pardoe is a versatile stage actor with credits in Boston, New York City, and across Missouri, Texas, and Utah. Recent credits include Linda Loman in Death of a Salesman, Chick Boyle in Crimes of the Heart, Hermia in Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Mother Gibbs in Our Town. Ms. Pardoe is classically trained and has her BFA in Acting. She has an M.A. in Theatre Education from Emerson College where she trained in pedagogy and directing. She is a recipient of the Huggins Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Missouri where she is a PhD candidate in the department of Theatre and Performance Studies. Her dissertation examines the life-long impact of BFA Training Programs on actors. She was awarded the Carla Waal John’s Award for Excellence in 2016 for her work with women in theatre. From 2014-2017, she served as an Associate Director for the Center for Applied Theatre and Drama Research. In that position, she employed theatre methods to help develop and teach creativity in the Honors College and the Department of Biomechanical Engineering at The University of Missouri
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