About Us

Mission & Purpose

The study of theatre should be central to the education of all students in Wisconsin, and access to the theatrical arts should be a part of every Wisconsin citizen's life.

The Alliance for Wisconsin Theatre Education is dedicated to promoting comprehensive theatre education in Wisconsin. The organization strives to:

  • support theatre educator pedagogy
  • facilitate educator networking
  • share support for educational theatre
  • identify and support future theatre educators

Board of Directors

Officers

President

Kristi Ross-Clausen (2017), 608.263.6559 (work) 

President-Elect

Sara Danke (2015), Lincoln HS, Wisconsin Rapids

Secretary/ Treasurer

Lindsey Hoel-Neds (2018), Milwaukee Rep, et al.


At-Large Members

Abby Kean (2017), Kettle Moraine SD, Wales, WI

Joe King (2018), Shorewood High School

Nathan Berish (2019) Waukesha West, Waukesha, WI

Erin Richards (2019) Waukesha South, Waukesha, WI

Jennifer Sassaman (2018), UW-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

James Sevens (2017), Pewaukee High School


Past Secretary / Treasurer

Mike Lussenden (2018), Madison College


Ex-Officio Members

Past President

Carrie Baker (2017), Ronald Reagan HS, Milwaukee WI

DPI Representative

Julie A. Palkowski, Ph.D. (2015), Fine Arts and Creativity Consultant; 125 South Webster St; PO Box 7841; Madison, WI 53707-7841


WHSFA Representative

Adam J. Jacobi (2014), Wisconsin High School Forensic Association