I hope to help students discover new ideas, guide them in exploring new environments, and support them once they have found an element of theatre that inspires them.
Kimberly patterson, theatre teacher
Whether you prefer backstage or centerstage, Oxbridge Academy offers a wonderful opportunity for students to develop their talents in a creative and supportive environment. Students are involved in all aspects of school productions, from acting to assisting with costumes, sets, lighting, music, and sound. The Oxbridge Theatre Department provides students with a personalized academic environment that emphasizes real-world professional partnerships, collaboration, and diversity. Oxbridge Academy theatre department is a member of the International Thespian Society, Artists for a Cause, and the Kravis Center Critic Program (student participants).
Kimberly Patterson, Theatre Teacher
Education: Bachelor's degree in dramatic literature, theater history, and cinema from New York University; Master's degree from New York University's Gallatin School; Master's degree from Hollins University.
Distinguishing Honors: Kimberly Patterson has worked for more than 15 years in academic, professional, and artistic fields. Her specialties are stagecraft, Shakespeare, and writing for performance. In 2016, she was awarded the Linda P. Wise Grant for Theatre Educators from the Educational Theatre Association, and she is the recipient of the 2017 Innovative Instruction in Playwriting award from the Southeastern Theatre Conference. Prior to joining Oxbridge, she worked for both McGraw-Hill Education and ProQuest Education in content development.
Classes Taught: Stagecraft, Acting 1, Acting 2, Acting for Non-Actors, Honors Performance Ensemble, and Intro to Performing Arts.