Myers' believes art and theater give students the opportunity to explore their potential. She understands that, through teaching performance skills, an individual’s learning, leadership, public speaking, creativity and team working skills are developed. Further, the arts help to build confidence and overcome social barriers.
Naropa University BFA in Performance and Education Boulder, CO | 2009-2012
Faculty elected undergraduate Commencement speaker | GPA-3.91
Early Childhood Education Teacher certification
The Oxbow School for Visual Arts | Focus in Earth Works Sculpture Napa, CA | 2004
The Urban School S.F., CA | 2001-2005
Teacher Theater & Visual Art | Brush Creek Montessori Santa Rosa, CA | 1/2017
Devising and implemented curriculum, a year long for non-profit, teacher owned, Montessori school, curriculum in dance, drama and visual art classes, for young people ages 2-12. In charge of designing a Montessori art’s classroom. Coordinate with multiple teachers daily to facilitate classes to a wide age range.
Teaching Artist | Making Waves Academy Richmond, CA| 9-12 /2018
Guest Artist for California Shakespeare theater’s educational outreach program and team taught high school students Arthur Miller’s The Crucible and adapted state standardized curriculum to guide student’s to plan, write and perform their own social justice plays.
Taught William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, improvisation and performance skills to high school students at Making Waves Academy. This was many of the students first, and perhaps last, opportunity to experience a theater class.
Teaching Artist | Urban High School San Francisco, CA| 9-12/2015-9-12/2016
Worked as a guest artist teaching both Thangka Painting, contemplative arts and theater classes for students 14-16. In charge of designing curriculum, materials, teaching, homework.
Social Justice Circus Teacher | Performers Without Borders Kenya & India | 1-6/ 2014-1-6/2015
Co-fundraised over $20,000 to donate to the children’s circus education project. Taught dance, self-defense, theater, mural making, and circus with a team of professional circus performers to at risk children in the slums of Northern India and Kenya. Developed a course of circus and clown studies collaboratively with five volunteer teachers. Scheduled and directed youth productions. Managed finances and reimbursements.
Guest Movement Artist Teacher | Lincoln High School San Francisco, CA | 2017
As a guest artist, communicated with a individual teachers to customize lesson plans for high school students focusing on communication skills, circus, movement skills, for the Special Needs department, Peer Resource department, and the Theater department.
Tutor | Fusion Academy Marin San Rafael, CA | 2017
Designed and taught one-on-one customized lesson plans in Circus, English and Spanish to youth on the autism spectrum.
Theater Director | Tawonga Community Corporation, LLC Yosemite, CA | 2009-2013
Wrote, directed and designed children’s theater productions, including set production, lighting and sound, and dance classes for youth, ages 6-15. Specialized in Augusto Boal’s Theater of the Oppressed, African dance, Red Nose Clown.
Homeschool Teacher for middle School Youth with Autism Boulder, CO | 2013
Designed experiential forth and fifth grade curriculum tailored for Sensory Processing challenges, OCD, and Autism. Worked under the guidance of Psychologist Kimberly Shipman, P.H.D. in Child Trauma Therapy.
Dance Teacher | New Vista High School Boulder, CO | 2010 Taught Modern dance in High School with professional dancer & teacher Joanna Rotkin.
Montessori English Teacher | EcoMundi Montessori Chalma, Mexico | 2008
Preschool & middle school students were taught English by painting a mural as a visual dictionary.
Fundraiser/Participant/Volunteer | Americas Association for Care of the Children
Teaching English As A Second Language certificate S.F., CA | 2009 American Red Cross First Aid/ CPR Certified 2019 Tibetan Buddhist Monastic Painting | Thangka Painting Academy Kathmandu, Nepal | 2015
Further Qualifications: 8 years of academic level Spanish, Yoga training, Driver’s License