Meet Our Director
Meet Our Director!
Wendy Ann Mitchell~
Theatre Instructor, Creative Movement, Cultural Music, Puppet Shows
Wendy is a self-taught musician, writer, theatre instructor, puppeteer, wife and mother of three talented children. Wendy has over 23 years of experience working with children and teens. She studied Elementary Education and English Literature at Post University while earning her Head Teacher’s certification in Early Childhood through the State of Connecticut. She graduated from Kristi’s Talent Agency in Scottsdale, AZ. with a certificate in Theatre Arts.
Wendy was a daycare director, taught preschool for four years and taught Musical Theatre classes at a private school where she produced, choreographed, and directed productions and plays for 200+ students. Serving as a youth mentor for 10 years, Wendy wrote and directed numerous plays, dramas, and productions for ages 5 through teen. Her original production, Forward Motion, which she wrote and directed, was presented to inner-city teens to educate on drug and alcohol awareness and prevention. Wendy has a passion to bring that same message to teens and kids in her own community by offering free quarterly theatre classes for teens. In addition to teaching Musical Theatre and directing for 10 years, Wendy also led the youth band and youth choir at her church. She sings and plays bass guitar and has a passion to help children and teens develop into their unique selves and reach their full potential.
Wendy’s teaching philosophy centers on building a child’s self-esteem while understanding each student is a unique individual with different learning styles. In her spare time Wendy volunteers with the Bethel Women’s Club and enjoys spending time with her husband-drummer, oldest son-actor, middle son-drummer, daughter-bells/ukulele/percussion and rescue beagle/lab mix dog Charlie.