The Laguna Playhouse is committed to excellence in programming, teaching, and production. We are committed to the process of training and production that encourages thinking, responsive individuals in a diverse society. We view the training and practice of theatre as necessary and integral to our lives.
Our Director of Youth Programs
Donna Inglima – a veteran director, writer, producer, teacher, and actor – serves as
Director of Youth Theatre, Education & Outreach for The Laguna Playhouse. Donna, who has directed published and original plays in New York City, Chicago, Palm Springs, Stockbridge, MA, Syracuse, NY, and Laguna Beach, is also the Producer and Director of TheatreReach, an Equity Theatre for Young Audiences touring program. You may contact Donna Inglima by email or at (949) 487-ARTS (2787), Ext. 202.
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Christine Cummings is a professional theatre educator, actress and director. She has a BA in Theatre Performance from Cal State University, Fullerton and a Master of Fine Arts from Illinois State University. Christine has spent the past 11 years performing, directing, studying and teaching in Chicago where she also worked as the Education Director for the Academy @ Citadel Theatre. She is currently an Adjunct Professor of Theatre at Santiago Canyon College and continues to perform in Orange County.
Kathy Cannarozzi-Harris is the Director of Theatre at Mission Viejo High School and has been recognized statewide for artistic excellence in programming. Kathy has an MA in Theatre from Penn State, is a freelance director, private coach, and has worked at The Playhouse for the last eight years as a director and teacher in our Youth Theatre Program. Kathy has directed over 120 productions and has been teaching for over 20 years. Kathy is a member of the prestigious California Arts Project in San Diego.
Jane Hilary comes from England where she studied at the Royal Theatre Company as well as taught and directed both adults and young people. Jane is a former South Coast Repertory Professional Conservatory member and former Artistic Director of Shakespeare by the Sea. Jane currently teaches, directs, stage manages, and performs. She’s a novice fiddle player and works her skills at various fiddler gatherings. She is currently stage managing for The Laguna Playhouse TheatreReach Program.
Jennifer Lambert Trevour is an actress, singer, teacher and musical director. She’s worked for the Playhouse for the last two years. Jen is a graduate of Cal State Fullerton.
Mark Turnbull has an acclaimed career as an Actor, musician, composer and musical director. He’s a Grammy nominated composer and was resident musical director and composer for The Laguna Playhouse. He’s written 4 musicals which are in production across the country and he has composed for four TheatreReach productions.
Class sizes are limited and fill quickly. First come, first served with payment
Phone with your payment or credit card number to: Christine Cummings (949) 497-2787 x230
Scholarship Information: A limited number of partial Scholarships are available for those students who could not otherwise participate. Criteria: Statement of need including income hardship.
Refund Policy: No refunds after first class. Full refund upon cancellation up to seven days prior to the first class. 75% refund after the seven day deadline.
The Laguna Playhouse reserves the right to dismiss any student having difficulty meeting behavioral criteria and participating fully in the class and workshop experience.