Ashlea R. Christopher

Ashlea is the Drama Director at Rockhurst High School. She previously taught at Avila Univeristy for 10 years. She has taught for Theatre for Young America, The Coterie Theatre, Crescendo Conservatory and the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. She has worked professionally as a costume designer, stage manager, lighting designer, and actor at many theatres in Kansas City. She has a master’s degree from KU and a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a member of Actor’s Equity Association, has designed costumes for more than 100 professional and college productions, and has directed over 50 plays and musicals. Ashlea loves directing and working with young people and looks forward to her summer camps at KCYA!