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DeeAna Brown is a local performing arts instructor and preschool teacher. She studied Theater and Dance Education at the University of Northern Colorado, graduated the Village Theater Institute program, and completed their teaching apprenticeship program at KIDSTAGE. With a background rooted in dance and musical theater, she has taught and choreographed at studios and schools around the Puget Sound area. DeeAna has been in the education field for 10 years and takes pride in sharing her passion for the performing arts with her students.
Heather has her BA in Theatre with an emphasis on musical theater and vocal performance. Heather enjoys singing in various local choirs. She grew up performing in community theater and looks forward to sharing her love of performing with her students and the sense of community it creates. She is also a Real Estate Broker at Coldwell Banker Bain.
Involved in the performing arts since age 14, studying Musical Theatre at AMDA in NYC and Acting and Stage Craft at Westminster College SLC, where she received her Master of the Arts degree in teaching secondary English and Theatre, Emily has now been teaching and directing theatre productions for the last 11 years in public schools. She is thrilled to join forces with Red Curtain to continue sharing her passion for the arts and education with the next generation.
Briar is a singer and actor who grew up in Marysville and got their start in theater in high school at MPHS. After many years off stage, they have made their way back at RCF. Briar teaches special education in the Everett School District as a paraeducator and helps with the school's drama club. They are also working to get their BA in Education to teach K-8.
Scott is the founder and Artistic Director of The Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts, and is chairperson for our Educational Development Committee. He earned his B.A. in Theatre Education from Western Washington University, served as Adjunct Professor of Theatre at Trinity Lutheran College, and taught classes throughout Snohomish and Los Angeles counties. In addition, he has directed dozens of plays, including The Fantasticks, Nunsense, On Golden Pond, Slipping, Last of the Boys, A Streetcar Named Desire and Noises Off!
Beckye has been actively involved in non-profit organizations supporting the performing arts in Snohomish County for more than 25 years. As an actor, stage manager, director, and producer, she has garnered insight into the acting process through keen observation and practice. With a degree in Communications, Beckye has a long history in the publishing industry, and served as editor and publisher of a weekly community newspaper serving north Snohomish County from 2007 to mid-2014. She now helps run Red Curtain's day-to-day activities as the organization's Operations Director.
Rowan Gallagher graduated with his BFA in Original Works from Cornish College of the Arts in the spring of 2021. It was there that he studied stage combat with Geoff Alm, a locally and internationally known fight director and teacher. Rowan is Certified in Single Sword and Broadsword stage combat with the American Guild of Fight Directors, and brings years of prior training and experience in hand-to-hand stage combat to the table. Rowan’s most recent stage combat credit is with Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts, where he choreographed the fights and stunts for The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940. He adores working at Red Curtain, and is extremely excited to be back to teach stage combat!