With Varsity Arts coverage coming to an end, we asked Orange County high school teachers to identify colleagues from their campus or other schools who do great work on behalf of the county’s arts students. We’d like to honor those named.
THEATER AND DANCE
Joseph Alanes teaches theater arts at Mater Dei High School.
Jennifer Allen teaches dance at Fountain Valley High School.
Tania Ayoub teaches theater arts at Santa Margarita Catholic High School.
“Tania Ayoub has built the Cappies critic program at SMCHS and developed the ComedySportz team. She cares deeply about her students. She inspires them by continually striving for excellence in all that she does in the classroom while pursuing her own acting career. She is a gift to the Talon Theater program.” – Amy Luskey Barth
Scott Barnhardt is the musical theater conservatory director at the Orange County School of the Arts.
Laurye Bates teaches theater arts at Marina High School.
Joe Batte teaches technical theater for the Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing…