Faculty

Traysie Amick [VIDEO: MEET TRAYSIE]

Traysie serves as SCCT’s Principal Teaching Artist and has been with the organization since 1999. Traysie teaches a number of classes at SCCT, including Intermediate Acting for 6th-12th grade students and is also the leader of ADLIBeration, SCCT’s Teen Improv Troupe. Traysie also lends her talents to SCCT’s 3rd Stage, Studio A Advanced-Level classes, and has created an amazing Spectrum curriculum for students with processing or developmental challenges. Read more…

Andee Atkins [VIDEO: MEET ANDEE]

Andee is one of SCCT’s newest teaching artists! She teaches Process Acting for 1st-6th graders, Story Drama/Exploration/Sing! classes for ages 3-5, and helps Miss Traysie with 3rd Stage. Read more…

Betsy Bisson

Betsy is the Artistic and Education Director for SCCT and has been here for more than 10 years. She is responsible for creating all the educational programming for the theatre and also teaches adult acting classes! Read more…

Helen Joy Brock

Helen has enjoyed teaching alongside Miss Chelsea for 3 years at SCCT’s Musical Theatre summer camps and is excited to be back! During the school year, Helen teaches at Anderson University in their dance department teaching Ballet, Jazz and Modern. Read more…

Caitlin Browne

Caitlin Browne is a 2019 graduate of the Musical Theatre BFA Program at Anderson University and assisted in SCCT’s Winter Mini-Mester. Read more…

Molly Grey Davis [VIDEO: MEET MOLLY]

Molly has been teaching with SCCT for several years and loves instilling the love of theatre, through her Process Acting instruction. Read more…

Matt Giles

Matt is the Co-Artistic Director for SCCT, having joined us in March, 2020. Matt teaches several classes, including Musical Theatre. Read more…

 

 

Hailie Gold

Hailie is an ‘SCCT kid’, having grown up right here at SCCT. A student at Wofford College, she is so happy to be back this summer to teach our students! Hailie teaches Fun With Animals classes for our youngest students and Process Acting for 6th-12th graders. She loves working with kids of all ages!

 

Lauren Hopkins

Lauren holds a degree in Music Theatre from Elon University and is very excited to be teaching musical theatre dance to the amazing students at SCCT this summer! Read more…

 

Lauren Imhoff [VIDEO: MEET LAUREN I.]

Lauren has been teaching with SCCT since 2013, and lends her choreography and beautiful voice to many of our Musical Theatre classes! She and Chelsea LaCourse often co-teach. Read more…

Chelsea LaCourse [VIDEO: MEET CHELSEA]

Miss Chelsea has been teaching here at SCCT for more than five years and is a regular Musical Theatre instructor, sharing her lovely voice with students. Read more…

Mia Phillips [VIDEO: MEET MIA]

Perhaps SCCT’s longest tenured instructor, Mia has been teaching with us for 25 years! Mia has taught nearly every class we offer, including Process Acting, Improv and is our resident headmistress of Hogwarts and Jedi Academy! Read more…

Nathan Pittack [VIDEO: MEET NATHAN]

Nathan is excited to join the SCCT family this year! He channels his dramatic energy to teach Exploration classes to students ages 3-5 and to 1st-6th grade students in Process Acting. Read more…

Kate Riedy

Kate Riedy is a certified K-12th grade Theatre Arts Instructor as well as an Early Childhood GE Educator and is a regular on the SCCT stage! Read more…

Chris Simpson

Chris Simpson is extremely excited to work with SCCT teaching Technical Theater classes this Summer. Chris is currently the Technical Director at Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theater of North Carolina, just up the mountain from SCCT. Read more…

Claire Simpson

Claire K. Simpson loves teaching and exploring theatre with young people of all ages. Since 2017, she has enjoyed teaching onsite classes at SCCT as well as offsite residencies with schools and programs in the area. Read more…

Jessica Smith

Jessica is thrilled to be teaching at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre! She grew up performing at Barter Theatre in Virginia and Lees McRae Summer Theatre in Banner Elk, North Carolina and is so excited to teach your rising stars and to learn from them as well. Read more…

 

Lauren Wilson [VIDEO: MEET LAUREN W.]

Lauren ‘grew up’ right here at SCCT and is so happy to be back here teaching our students! Lauren teaches Exploration/Story Drama classes for our youngest students and Process Acting for 1st-6th graders. She also teaches our popular Voiceover Acting class! Read more…

 

Todd Wren

Todd teaches lighting technology and design, sound design, and media design at Coastal Carolina University and has design many wonderful shows for SCCT throughout the years. Read more…