Maureen Messier: Executive Producer
college education at California State University Sacramento
She joined the Elk Grove Unified School District in 1976.
In 1980, Maureen was promoted to Theatre Arts Program Director at Valley High School.
built an outstanding theatre program and garnered three national awards, as a Center of Excellence in Theatre Education
given by the National Council Teachers of English
(1987) and consecutive BRAVO CABLE Network National High School Theatre competitions in 1993 and 1994.
In 1988, Maureen served as Education Director for The Sacramento Theatre Company.
residence, The Sacramento Theatre Company
was awarded the California Educational Theatre Associations
award for Professional Theatre commitment to Education in 1995.
In 1997, Maureen was hired by Sheldon High School to head the Visual and Performing Arts Department and serve as principal for the school's Theatre Arts program.
eleven years at Sheldon
, the theatre program has won numerous festival awards and two national awards for the American High School Theatre Festival, with her
students performing at The International Fringe In Edinburgh, Scotland in 2001 and 2004.
In 1997, Maureen
was awarded the Outstanding Theatre Educator Award for the state of California.
In 2008 Maureen
was chosen as Elk Grove School District's
2009, Teacher of the Year.
Maureen has been a board member of the northern and state theatre associations.
She has taught at American River College and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and is an adjunct faculty member at Oregon State College.
She has been a teacher for the California Arts project, serving as a discipline team member for the Sierra North Arts Project.
has also served on the California Arts Assessment Project and the National Arts Assessment Team.
personal world, Maureen
is the mother of 4, grandmother of 3 and loves to travel.
has learned through the many hard lessons of life, that laughter is, indeed, the best medicine and the best way to live life is by launching a new career that promotes laughter throughout the world.