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Steve Gibson‍‍‍‍‍‍

Scott‍‍‍ Herzog‍‍‍

John Logan‍‍‍‍‍‍

Kendra‍‍‍ Hoffert‍‍‍

Alison Wri‍‍‍ght‍‍‍

Bernd Fisher‍‍‍‍‍‍

Keith Con‍‍‍ner‍‍‍

Randy‍‍‍ Gunyon‍‍‍

Emily Du‍‍‍ke

Kirston Hiller‍‍‍

Dance Faculty

Th‍‍‍eatre Faculty

Music Faculty

Visual Arts Faculty

Culinary Arts Faculty

Bra‍‍‍d Luzadder

Brad Luzadder has a Bachelor of Science in Theatre, a Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries, an Indiana Teaching License, and is Servsafe and OSHA certified. Brad has been working in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management for 25 years, including working as Executive Chef a‍‍‍t the Heartland Career Center in Wabash. Brad has been teaching at CSA since 2011.

Brooke Napier‍‍‍‍‍‍

S‍‍‍tacey Harrison is a Visual Arts faculty member at CSA. Stacey has a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Design/Fine Arts. Stacey has been working in the arts for 7 years, teaching art for Kindergarten through 6th grade students at Oak Hill United School Corporation. Stacey began teaching at CSA in 2017.

Ryan Drown offers private piano and saxophone lessons at CSA. Ryan is a long-time member and current board member of the Mississinewa Valley Band and studied music throughout high school and college. Ryan has been offering classes at CSA since 2015.

Ryan Dr‍‍‍own‍‍‍

David Rees offers private vocal and piano lessons at CSA. Dave has a Masters degree in Music and Theatre and has been working in the arts for 40 years‍‍‍, with a background teaching in public school and church settings. Dave started teaching at CSA in 2017, but has been a long time supporter of CSA and previously served on the board of directors.‍‍‍

David ‍‍‍Rees‍‍‍

Tim George offers private piano lessons at CSA. Tim studied piano for 10 years and has a background working as a church and school accompanist. Tim has an extensive background in radio broadcast and is currently Program Director of WBAT and co-host of Good Morning Grant County. Tim has been teaching at CSA for 4 years.

Michele Hen‍‍‍ry‍‍‍

Michele Henry is a vocal instructor and Theatre compANY faculty member at CSA. Michele has a Bachelor Degree in Music Education and has been working in the arts for over 20 years. Michele spent 10 years teaching music/choir at a private school, during which time she directed 10 full musicals and 20 mini musicals.

Nikki Bailey is part of the Theatre faculty at CSA. Nikki has a Bachelor Degree in Theatrical Studies from Ball State University. Nikki has been working in the arts for over 10 years. Nikki has acted in, directed, or worked backstage for over 20 productions. She has received 4 awards for Best Actress/Best Supporting Actress from Marion and Muncie Civic Theatres. Nikki has been working at CSA for 5 years.

Nikki Bailey‍‍‍‍‍‍

Dr. Steve Wood is part of the Theatre compANY faculty at CSA. Dr. Steve has a Ph.D. in Design and Directing and an M.A. in Theatre Arts. Dr. Steve currently teaches Design, Theatre History, Scriptwriting, and Speech at IWU and has ‍‍‍Directed or Designed over 25 productions in Indiana, Ohio, Texas, and New Mexico. Dr. Steve has been teaching at CSA since 2013.

Dr. Steve Wood‍‍‍‍‍‍

Brandy Reven‍‍‍naugh

Brandy Revennaugh is the Director of Dance at CSA. Brandy studied Addiction and Psychology at Indiana Wesleyan University. Brandy has been working in‍‍‍ the arts for 22 years, and has a background choreographing and teaching for multiple studios in Indiana and Missouri, judging for Hall of Fame and Expressenz, and is currently a director for in10sity Dance. Brandy began teaching at CSA in 2012, when Dancers Edge Company became part of CSA.

Anthony‍‍‍ Francis‍‍‍

Rache‍‍‍l Marley

Rachel has a B.S. in Theatre Performance from IWU. Rachel's background includes two off-broadway performance touring plays, street theatre at the Olympics in Sochi, Russia, featured actor at Fairies, Sprites, and Lights at Cornerstone Cen‍‍‍ter for the Arts, 14+ community and IWU plays/musicals, 5 short films in Indiana, Colorado, and Tennessee, 1 film documentary in Illinois, and 2 radio dramas broadcasted in 18 countries. Rachel has taught at Cornerstone Center for the Arts and Upward Bound. After interning with CSA, Rachel began teaching at CSA in Spring of 2011.

Director of Theatre

Hailey Higginbotham‍‍‍ ‍‍‍graduated from Ball State University with a B.S. in Exercise Science with a concentration in pre-physical therapy and a minor in Dance. Hailey's ballet training began in Kansas City under the direction Juan Trujillo and Stephanie Schrimpf, and continued under the direction of Karen Gibbons-Brown, Jeremy Blanton, Kim Sagami, Elenora Pokjitonova Hartung, Joellen Wojowicz, and Tracy Tritz when she relocated to Indiana. Hailey has performed in multiple full-length ballets, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Giselle, and Nutcracker. Hailey has over 8 years of experience as a studio co-owner and Ballet Mistress. Hailey began teaching at CSA in 2016.

Hailey Hi‍‍‍gginbotham

Director of Dance

Ballet Mis‍‍‍‍‍‍tress

Stace‍‍‍y Harrison‍‍‍

Doug Weaver offers private lessons in guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo, and ukulele. Doug has a Bachelor of Science in Radio and Television Communications. Doug has been teaching for over 40 yea‍‍‍rs, and taught at Russ Drum and Guitar, Studio B Music, Music Conservatory, The Guitar Teacher, Marion Music and Sound, and began teaching at CSA in 2016. Doug's former students have gone on to write music for The Office, Grey's Anatomy, Castle, One Tree Hill, Desperate Housewives, NBC, and MTV. Others have gone on to perform with Lou Reed, David Lee Roth from Van Halen, and Craig Campbell.

Doug Weaver‍‍‍‍‍‍

Tim George

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