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Casey Adam Craig

www.caseyadamcraig.com

P: 206 - 795 - 7644

E: caseyadamcraig@gmail.com

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Musical Theatre & Dance EducatioN & Administration

 

Village Theatre, Everett, WA. Senior Youth Education Manager, 2022 to Present - Collaborate with the Director of Youth Education to achieve the impact, quality, enrollment, and budgetary goals of all the Youth Ed programs. Support and lead the Everett KIDSTAGE program and staff, and their work in production, education, and Diversity Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (DEIA). Create a healthy and positive work and program environment.

Institute Manager - Issaquah, 2017 to 2020 - Manage Village Theatre’s Institute program through the education department. Hire teaching artists, train educators, plan curriculum, mentor students and oversee the student population. 

 

Instructor, 2003 to Present - Education in theatre, voice and dance for grades K-12. Classes: Elementary Acting, Broadway Bound (Jr. High Musical Theatre), Musical Theatre Foundations, Dance for Musical Theatre, Ballet, Jazz, and Tap.

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. Graduate Instructor, 2020 to 2022 - Instructor of Record for THEA 353 - Musical Theatre Dance. Guest instructor of Musical Theatre History and Performance (THEA 205, THEA 351, THEA 620A, THEA 622A).

Archive Assistant, 2021 to 2022, Manage the SDSU musical theatre library, coordinate the New Musical Initiative, act as casting assistant, and assistant to Robert Meffe – Head of Musical Theatre.

National Association of Teachers of Singing, Kirkland, WA. Speaker/Panelist, 2019 - Speaker on Musical Theatre Voice and Music Selection for the Fall Audition Panel.

Northwest Voice Conference, Seattle, WA. Speaker/Panelist, 2018 -  Speaker/Panelist on “Rising Stars: Guiding the Young Performer”  -  with Joan Lader.

 

The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region VII. Instructor, 2017 - Education in Musical Theatre Dance with a focus on Jazz movement through a workshop format. 

 

Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA. Lecturer and Resident Choreographer, 2016 to 2017 - Choreograph all productions, and teach all dance classes offered through the Theatre Arts department. Classes: Musical Theatre Jazz, Tap, and Choreography. 

 

The Studios, Seattle, WA. Instructor, 2014 to 2016 - Classes: Int. And Adv. Jazz, Open Level Jazz, Open Level Tap, Theatre Dance. 

 

Cornish College of the Arts Summer Dance Program, Seattle, WA. Instructor, 2012 to 2014 - Education in Musical Theatre Dance with a focus on jazz movement, grades 4-12. 

 

University of Washington Musical Theatre Ensemble, Seattle, WA. Instructor, 2016 - Education in Musical Theatre Tap through a workshop format.

 

Kentridge High School, Kent, WA. Resident Choreographer/Dance Educator/Vocal Coach, 2004-2015 - Education in theatre/dance for grades 9-12. Choreography of all musicals, dance workshops and extended classes. 

 

ART Dance, Kent, WA. Instructor 2009 to 2011 - Education in dance for all age groups. Classes: Adult Aerobic/Cardio, Int. Jazz, Beg. Ballet, Beg./Int. Tap. 

 

Experience Music Project, Seattle, WA. Instructor/Choreographer, 2004 - Education in show choir movement and basic dance for grades 7-12. 

 

Studio East, Kirkland, WA. Instructor and Choreographer, 2004 to 2010 - Education in Musical Theatre Jazz and Audition Preparation through a workshop format. 

 

Direction, Choreography, & Vocal Direction

 

The SpongeBob Musical (Direction) - Village Theatre Summer Stock, WA

LIZZIE (Assistant Director) - Just Us Girls & Co, WA

ROARING (Direction/Choreography) -  At the Ridge Theatre, WA

ART: Summer Concert Series (Direction) - At the Ridge Theatre, WA

The Sound of Music (Direction/Choreography)** - Leavenworth Summer Theatre, WA

Bye Bye Birdie (Direction/Choreography) -  Leavenworth Summer Theatre, WA 

 

Red Curtain Broadway Revue (Direction/Choreography) -  Central Theatre Ensemble, WA 

 

Bye Bye Birdie (Direction/Choreography) -  Village Theatre Summer Stock, WA 

 

The Jungle Book (Direction/Choreography) -  Village Theatre Ensemble, WA 

 

Bye Bye Birdie (Direction/Choreography) -  Village Theatre Summer Rep, WA 

 

Disco Inferno (Direction/Choreography) -  Experience Music project, WA 

 

One Night Only (Direction/Choreography) -  At The Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

Annie (Direction) -  At the Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

The Little Mermaid (Assistant Direction/Choreography) -  At The Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

The Velveteen Rabbit (Assistant Direction/Choreography) -  Village Theatre Ensemble, WA 

Seussical The Musical (Choreography) - Bigfork Summer Playhouse, MT

The Little Mermaid (Choreography) - Village Theatre Summer Stock, WA

 

The Little Mermaid (Choreography) -  Bigfork Summer Playhouse, MT 

 

Chicago (Choreography) -  Central Washington University Theatre Ensemble, WA 

 

She Kills Monsters (Choreography) -  Central Washington University Theatre Ensemble, WA 

 

Tarzan (Choreography) -  Village Theatre Summer Stock, WA 

 

Seussical the Musical (Choreography) Village Theatre Ensemble 

 

Godspell (Choreography) -  At the Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

13 the Musical (Choreography) -  Village Theatre KIDSTAGE 

 

Crazy for You (Tap Choreography) -  Village Theatre KIDSTAGE 

 

Sleeping Beauty (Choreography) -  Story Book Theatre, WA 

 

Honk! (Choreography) -  Studio East, WA 

 

Bye Bye Birdie (Choreography) -  Ballard HS, WA 

 

Your a Good Man Charlie Brown (Choreography) -  At the Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

Bye Bye Birdie (Choreography) -  At the Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

Pippin (Choreography)* -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

Footloose (Choreography)* -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

Peter Pan (Choreography) -  Studio East, WA 

 

The Music Man (Choreography) -  At the Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

Brigadoon (Choreography) -  At the Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

Little Women (Choreography) -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

Crazy for You (Choreography) -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

Annie (Choreography) -  Kentwood HS, WA 

 

Bring it On (Choreography) -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

Little Shop of Horrors (Choreography) -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

The Music Man (Choreography) -  Cadle Players, WA 

 

Annie (Choreography) -  Cadle Players, WA 

 

Into the Woods (Choreography) -  Village Theatre Summer Rep, WA 

 

The Fantasticks (Choreography) -  Village Theatre Summer Rep, WA 

 

Beauty and the Beast (Choreography/Vocal Direction) -  At the Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

Legally Blond (Choreography/Vocal Direction) -  Kentridge HS, WA

 

A Chorus Line (Choreography/Vocal Direction) -  At the Ridge Theatre, WA 

 

Happy Days (Choreography/Vocal Direction)* -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

Side Show (Choreography/Vocal Direction) -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

Thoroughly Modern Millie (Choreography/Vocal Direction) -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

Your a Good Man Charlie Brown (Choreography/Vocal Direction) -  Kentridge HS, WA 

 

Halloween Spooktacular (Assistant Choreography) -  Magic Beyond Belief, TN 

 

Seussical The Musical (Assistant Choreography) -  Skyline HS, WA 

 

* 5th Avenue High School Musical Theatre Awards, Division Winner

** Cancelation due to COVID-19

 

 

Regional Theatre Performance Credits 

 

Matilda (Swing ), Village Theatre - Kathryn Van Meter 

 

The Producers (Ensemble),  Village Theatre - Steve Tomkins 

 

West Side Story (Baby John), The 5th Avenue Theatre -  Bill Berry 

 

Hello Dolly (Barnaby Tucker), Village Theatre -  Steve Tomkins 

 

9 to 5 (Ensemble  - Dance Captain), Seattle Musical Theatre - Jessica Low 

 

Annie Get Your Gun (Trio  - 2nd Tenor), Village Theatre - Steve Tomkins 

 

Iron Curtain (Ensemble), Village Theatre, Steve Tomkins 

 

Meet Me In St. Louis (Ensemble  - U/S Lon), Village Theatre -  Steve Tomkins 

 

Zanna Don’t (Zanna), Contemporary Classics - Brandon Ivie 

 

Cats (Carbuckety  - U/S Mungojerrie and Mistoffeleese), Village Theatre - Steve Tomkins 

 

Bye Bye Birdie (Harvey Johnson), Village Theatre - Steve Tomkins 

 

Klondike! (Toby), The 5th Avenue Theatre -  Bill Berry

 

Swing! (Everett), Seattle Civic Light Opera - G. Morales 

 

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Johnson), Village Theatre - Steve Tomkins 

 

Kiss Me Kate (Paul), Seattle Civic Light Opera -  John Lowery 

 

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Benjamin), Village Theatre - Steve Tomkins 

 

Me and My Girl (Ensemble), Eastside Musical Theatre -  Thomas Arthur Grant 

 

Oklahoma (Ensemble), Eastside Musical Theatre - Shauna Avery 

 

Cinderella (Ensemble), Eastside Musical Theatre - Thomas Arthur Grant 

 

Concerts/Workshop Performance Credits 

 

Postcard American Town (Mr. Keller), San Diego State University - Stephen Bretebeck/Robert Meffe

 

On the 20th Century (Porter ) Showtunes Theatre Company - Claudia Zahn 

 

Fairy Stories  - WS  (Henry Coleshaw), Village Originals - Vanessa Miller 

 

It Happened at the Worlds Fair - WS (Gates/Johnny), 5th Avenue Theatre - Bill Berry 

 

Western Star - WS (Kirk Murray), Village Originals - Karen Lund 

 

Little Women (Ensemble) Village Originals - Daniella Topol 

 

 

Educational/Other Theatre Performance Credits 

 

Postcard American Town (Mr. Keller), San Diego State University - Stephen Bretebeck/Robert Meffe

Steel Pier (Happy), San Diego State University - Stephen Bretebeck/Robert Meffe

 

Pippin (Charles), San Diego State University - Stephen Bretebeck/Robert Meffe

 

Chess (Walter de Courcey), San Diego State University - Stephen Bretebeck/Robert Meffe

Streets of America (Lucas)*, Pittsburgh Playhouse/Point Park University - Scott Wise

 

Piano Keys (Ensemble) Pittsburgh Playhouse/Point Park University -  Ann Reinking

 

Godspell (We Beseech Thee), At the Ridge Theatre - Jenny Grajewski 

 

Bye Bye Birdie (Ensemble), At The Ridge Theatre - Jenny Grajewski 

 

The Music Man (Tommy), At the Ridge Theatre - Jenny Grajewski 

*2007 Cast Recording

Industrial/Television 

 

STILETTO Entertainment/Holland America Cruise Lines - Lead Singer/Dancer (M2) - Cantare, Avalon, NYC, Garage Band, Southern Nights, Love Broadway, Hit the Deck, Europa, Caliente, Escapade, Dancing with the Stars at Sea - Choreography by Patty Colombo and John Charron 

 

One Night Only (Direction/Choreography), At The Ridge Theatre 

 

Village Theatre 2005-2006 Season Gala (Soloist), Village Theatre - Steve Tomkins

 

Asset Infomercial (Chef), Seattle Public Television 

 

KCPQ Web Commercial (Student), KCPQ 

 

We’ve Got Issues (Host), Kirkland Public Television 

 

Education 

 

University of Washington, BA - Dance 

 

San Diego State University, MFA - Theatre Arts, Musical Theatre

 

Continuing Education 

 

Song Interpretation, 2017 Central Washington University - Terry L. Brown, PhD and David Brown, MM 

 

Musical Theatre Direction, 2017 Central Washington University - Terry L. Brown, PhD 

 

Theatre Literature, Theory & Criticism, 2017 Central Washington University - Emily Rollie, PhD 

 

Theatre History Ancients - Renaissance, 2016 Central Washington University - Emily Rollie, PhD 

 

Theatre Pedagogy, 2016 Central Washington University - Emily Rollie, PhD 

 

 

Professional Development

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 2022 The National Council for Mental Wellbeing 

MTEA Conference - Opening Up, featuring Theatrical Intimacy Education, 2022 Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance

 

MTEA Conference - Putting it Together: Re-Building, Re-Designing, and Re-Connecting Musical Theatre Piece by Piece, 2021  Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance

 

Social Emotional Learning, 2017/2018/2019/2020 School’s Out Washington - April Miller and Sheely Mauck 

Bridge Conference - Looking Back, Facing Forward (culturally responsive classroom practice), 2019 School’s Out Washington

Teaching Tolerance, 2018 Village Theatre - James Miles (ArtsCorps) 

 

Racial Equity & Structural Racism, 2018 Village Theatre - Debbie Barnes and Teresa Rende (SOWA)

Bridge Conference - Together We Rise (inclusivity and community building), 2017 School’s Out Washington 

 

Recognizing Micro Aggression's, 2017 Central Washington University - Human Resources

 

 

References 

 

Terri L. Brown, PhD, Central Washington University former Director of Musical Theatre Studies | terridavid@yahoo.com

 

Suzie Bixler, Village Theatre Associate Director of Youth Education  | sbixler@villagetheatre.org

 

Jennifer Grajewski, At the Ridge Theatre Artistic Director  | jennifer.Grajewski@kent.k12.wa.usy

 

Jaclyn Stapp, Educator and Colleague | jaclynnstapp@gmail.com

Contact

Feel free to reach out with any questions you may have or to request any work samples. I am also available for private coaching upon request.

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