JILL BESS

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East High Drama  -  Pure fun!

Jill has been the high-school theatre teacher at East Anchorage High School since 2007 and has loved every minute of it.  While at East Jill has doubled enrollment in classes, added an Advanced Play Production Class and two Acting 2 classes.  East's Improvisation Troupe - T-Bird's Wingin' It - has won the All-City Improv competition (IMPROVAGANZA) three of the last four years. Jill directs between 3-5 shows a year, and directing credits at East include: Arsenic and Old Lace, It's a Wonderful Life, Macbeth, Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, Blithe Spirit, Fools, AIDA, Annual T-Bird's Terrifying Tales, Student Driven One-Acts, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare abridged, Alice in Wonderland, Once Upon a Mattress, Peter and the Wolf, dozens of Improv shows, and many others.  The 2016-2017 Seasonincludes another edition of the popular TERRIFYING TALES, a Holiday Production of Original Works, the classic THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, and our biennial Fine Arts production of SYNERGY.  At the end of the year the Advanced Play Production Class will present their annual show of original works at OUT NORTH THEATRE.

For more information about East High Drama check out our website at www.easthighdrama.com