Inspiring Youth Through Theatre - Becca Drew Ramsey
Becca Drew Ramsey is a teaching artist who specializes in creative drama, theatre design, and theatre for the very young. She earned her MFA in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities from the University of Texas at Austin. Becca Drew is currently the Director Theatre & Creative Learning for Peppercorn Theatre at Kaleideum in Winston-Salem, NC. She guides the work and vision of theatre in the museum and also supervises Kaleideum’s theatre-based makerspace where families can create puppets, costumes, props and more to tell their own stories! In Chicago, she served as Artistic Director of Bubbles Academy, an arts-integrated enrichment center where she developed innovative programming for babies to five year olds. At Lexington Children’s Theatre, Becca Drew worked as Education Associate, teaching theatre classes to young people, designing for MainStage productions and performing for young audiences. Becca Drew’s artistry is heavily influenced by young people.
She believes passionately in the power a practicing artist can have in the classroom and the powerful influence young people have on practicing artists. Becca discussed her passion for youth theatre with Radio Camper Lillian Rule.