Actors Education

Education Department: Back Row: Ben Niewoehner, Education/Teaching Artist Intern; Keith McGill, Resident Teaching Artists; Liz Fentress, Resident Teaching Artist; Jane B. Jones, Education Director; Steven Rahe, Former Director of Education. Front Row: Justin Dobring, Resident Teaching Artist; Betsy Anne Huggins, Education Manager; Casey Flyth, Education/Teaching Artist Intern.












By harnessing the wildly creative resources under its roof, Actors Theatre of Louisville aims to create outstanding artistic and learning experiences, where young people of all backgrounds, from elementary school to college, are invited to see plays and make plays.

See Plays: discover programming options for preparing and bringing students to the theatre.

Make Plays: find out how Actors Theatre introduces playwriting to classrooms throughout our region.

Additionally, you’ll find information here on teacher professional development, backstage tours, job shadowing and more. If we can be of service to you, your classroom or your students, please contact us at

Actors Education beliefs and goals:

  • Young people belong at Actors Theatre of Louisville.
  • Everyone is an artist, a student and a teacher.
  • Monetary support is necessary to provide outstanding programming.
  • To practice learning by doing.
  • To cultivate local, regional and national partnerships.
  • To activate our theatre’s core values of collaboration, creativity, engagement and excellence.

Questions? Please contact the Education Department:

Jane B. Jones, Education Director:
Betsy Anne Huggins, Education Manager:


“Actors Theatre is an irreplaceable source of arts education for students.”
– Yum! Family Series Student Matinee teacher 


Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
502-371-0956 TDD
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