Theatre Arts - Mr. Justin Daniel
Having taught Theatre/Vocal instruction since 2003 Mr. Daniel is looking forward to sharing his knowledge and expertise with Tuscarora’s finest, especially those who are Broadway bound. He previously worked at both Belmont Ridge and J.L. Simpson Middle Schools as the drama sponsor and founded the Northern Virginia Preparatory Theatre Company, a select group of auditioned secondary students who were preparing for professional careers in the Theatre Arts. Over his career he has directed over sixty shows including: Into the Woods, Seussical, Once on this Island, Sound of Music, Bye Bye Birdie, Children of Eden, High School Musical, Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Carol, A Raisin in the Sun, and Annie. His recent honors include directing the highest ranking productions at the Virginia Theatre Association’s Young People’s Competition two years in a row (against 13 middle schools across the state) and coaching Odyssey of the Mind teams that have won 1st, 2nd & 3rd places in the Regional and State Tournaments. Mr. Daniel obtained his B.F.A. Music Theatre degree from Shenandoah University in Winchester Virginia and recently obtained his MA in Theatre Education from Catholic Univeristy. He is the 2020 recipient of the Theatre Educator of the year award for the Virginia State Thespian Organization and a Theatre Educator of the Year recipient of the LCPS SEAAC committee.
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