Teaching Artists Registry

A Company of Friends

A Company of Friends (ACOF) Educational Productions Professional Troupe has been touring Georgia libraries, schools, and children's events since 1999, ...
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Ah Surely – Irish Music and Dance

Irish lore, history, and culture come alive as the Ah Surely trio weaves traditional Irish music and step dance together ...
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Akua Taylor

Akua Taylor studied Dramatics and Speech at Fisk University in Nashville, TN.  While in college, she had the honor of ...
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Alliance Theatre Institute

The Alliance Theatre Institute is the in-school arm of the Alliance Theatre’s robust education department. The Alliance Theatre Institute offers ...
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Aly Camara

Aly Camara is a master drummer from West Africa (Guinea). He excels in traditional West African musical arrangements and performs ...
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Amanda Byars

Amanda Byars is a dancer, choreographer, educator, and administrator. She currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Dance at Agnes ...
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Andy Offutt Irwin

One of the most in-demand storytellers in the United States, Andy has been Artist-in-Residence in Theatre at Emory University’s Oxford ...
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Arietha Lockhart

Arietha Lockhart, was the voice of the White Butterfly during the Opening Ceremonies of the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.  She ...
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Atlanta Chinese Dance Company

Founded in 1991 by Hwee-Eng Y. Lee, the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company educates and entertains audiences about Chinese history and ...
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Atlanta Shakespeare Company

The Atlanta Shakespeare Company’s (ASC) mission is to make classic drama engaging for audiences of all ages and backgrounds—and a ...
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Barry Stewart Mann

Barry Stewart Mann is an actor and storyteller based in Atlanta. He holds a B.A. in English from Harvard University, ...
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Brien Engel

Brien Engel is an explorer of unusual sounds coaxed out of everyday objects. His main passion is the glass harp, ...
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Cathy Kaemmerlen

Cathy Kaemmerlen, author, actress, historical interpreter, playwright, and storyteller, is known for her variety of characters, one-woman shows, and for ...
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Charné Furcron

Charné Furcron is Director of Education and Program Officer for Moving in the Spirit (MITS). She has been actively involved ...
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Cody Goss

Dr. Cody Goss has been a choral director in both academic and church settings for over twenty years. He earned ...
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CORE Performance Company

In 1980, Sue Schroeder founded CORE Performance Company to create and perform innovative contemporary dance. Always collaborating, examining, and re-inventing, ...
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Courtnee Miles

At a young age, Courtnee MeShon Miles knew the stage was calling her name. She had her first dance recital ...
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Damon Young

Damon Young is a teaching artist and performer specializing in collaborative theater arts and shadow puppet performance. Damon partners with ...
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Dave Holland

Dave Holland is a dynamic performer, teaching artist and interactive rhythm facilitator.  Since 2001, Dave has been an active member ...
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Debi West

Debi has been teaching children through the visual arts for 24 years in Gwinnett County. She spent 14 years at ...
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Derrick Jackson

Derrick received the Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree from Florida A&M University and the Master of Education degree ...
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Dixie Lee Hedrington

Dixie Lee Hedrington, a professional artist, quickly found there were limited creative outlets for people with disabilities when looking for ...
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Erin Mitchell

Erin Mitchell is an Alabama native who received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute ...
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Evan Lee

Evan Lee’s artistic training has included an internship with The Alliance Theater Studio, speech and acting training, theater and journalism ...
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Georgia Ensemble Theatre

The mission of Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET) is to provide excellent professional theatre experiences to captivate the current generation of ...
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Gladius

Inspired by the great composers, Spanish guitar maestros, and much more, this musical mad scientist fuses those elements into a ...
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Gregor Turk

Known for his public art installations, sculpture, photography, and mixed-media constructions, Gregor Turk often incorporates mapping imagery, cultural markings, and ...
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Horizon Theatre

Horizon Theatre Company’s mission is to connect people, inspire hope, and promote positive change through the stories of our times ...
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J’miah Nabawi

J’miah Nabawi is an award-winning, multi-faceted storyteller. His upbeat storytelling reflects the story-dance-musical storytelling drama found in many parts of ...
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James Barket

James Barket has been a teacher and performer in Georgia and the Southeast since 1994. He has a Doctor of ...
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James McGaw

Jim McGaw grew up in southeastern Ohio where he found a rich heritage at the crossroads of American mountain and ...
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Jeff Mather

Jeff is a community-based public artist and multi-disciplinary teaching artist. He has conducted site sculpture residencies and directed public art ...
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Jerry G. White

Jerry G. White’s artistic philosophy is to always inspire imagination and creativity in everyone who will see his performances. His ...
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John Doyle

John Doyle first started training in theatre in college while attending Morehouse College from 1992-97. He took acting classes at ...
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Joseph E. Reed

Joseph E. Reed has served as a middle school music teacher, choral director, and private lessons instructor for 20 years ...
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Julie Galle Baggenstoss

Spain, Africa, Asia, and Latin America come together in interactive programs based on the art of Flamenco. Programs celebrate the ...
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Kay Rosenblum

I have been a teaching artist and storyteller since 1985 after I graduated from Florida State University and completed a ...
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Kevin “Khao” Cates

With over 30 million combined records sold, multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated producer Kevin “Khao” Cates has revolutionized the sound of Hip-Hop by ...
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Kimberly Simms

Kimberly Simms is a first generation American, a writer, a mother, and an educator. Her teaching is influenced not only ...
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Lauren Pallotta Stumberg

Lauren uses her creative offerings in the public realm to amplify neighborhoods and communities. In this way, she engages with ...
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Lydia Bolen

Lydia Bolen is a Teaching Artist in the art of digital filmmaking. She is also a filmmaker, actor, and producer ...
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Marquetta Johnson

Marquetta Johnson is a textile artist and quilter with more than 30 years of experience as a teaching artist using ...
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Marquice L. Williams

Marquice L. Williams is known for his captivating spoken word poetry, engaging hip hop performances, inviting DJ sets, witty hosting ...
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Michael Levine

"Mr. Michael" Levine is the co-founder of The Learning Groove music and movement company.  He also is the music producer ...
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Moving in the Spirit

Moving in the Spirit is a nationally-recognized youth development program that uses the art of dance to positively transform the ...
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Myrna Clayton

Myrna Clayton is a teaching performer and international performing arts entertainer. She has performed professionally for 14+ years. Myrna, who ...
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Najaa Young

Najaa has been a performer and multidisciplinary arts educator for over 25 years. She has taught drama, filmmaking, African dance, ...
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Nichole Hamilton

Nichole’s ultimate goal for every workshop is that each student develops an understanding of material through new and interesting creative ...
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Pam Beagle-Daresta

Currently certified as a teaching artist with the South Carolina and Mississippi Arts Commissions, as well as GCA, Pam Beagle-Daresta ...
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Paula Larke

Paula Larke’s roots are both urban and rural, from Alabama and the Carolinas. She studied English Literature at Manhattanville College, ...
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Piccadilly Puppets

Piccadilly Puppets has been producing entertaining and educational puppet shows for children and families since 1969. We have been on ...
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Ramatu Afegbua-Sabbatt

After relocating to the U.S. from Nigeria, Ramatu Afegbua-Sabbatt single-handedly expanded the cross cultural landscape on both local and international ...
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Randy Taylor

I work in the fields of Theatre and Visual Arts, Arts Integration, Project-Based Learning, Mantle of the Expert, and STEAM ...
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Robert Drake

Robert Drake has 25 years of experience producing, stage managing, performing in, and directing shows. He has served as Artistic ...
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Sasikala Penumarthi

Sasikala (Sah-SEE-ka-lah) Penumarthi is one of the foremost practitioners of classical Indian Kuchipudi dance in the world. Sasikala trained under ...
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Sean Driscoll

Sean Driscoll began performing professionally at the age of fifteen. In 1976, at the age of sixteen, he was awarded ...
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Serenbe Playhouse

Experience an outdoor school field trip with the most interactive and inventive of theatre companies. Located in South Fulton, Serenbe Playhouse produces ...
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Sharna Fulton

Sharna Fulton is a teaching artist with a background in writing, visual arts, and youth empowerment. From penning McDonald’s radio ...
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Suehyla El-Attar

Suehyla El-Attar has been a professional stage actor for nearly 19 years and a professional film/TV actor for 10 years ...
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Tim Habeger

Tim Habeger has served as artistic associate director with 7 Stages Theater for seven years. He has worked as a ...
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Trelani Duncan

Over the past four years, Trelani has instructed elementary, middle, high school, and college students on subjects ranging from creative ...
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Wendy Bennett

Wendy Bennett delivers highly interactive, fun, curriculum-based musical theater programs to children all over the Atlanta and surrounding areas. Wendy ...
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