Annie Perusek, Drama Teacher
Annie Perusek is an actor and teaching artist and is delighted to be teaching Drama at the Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School. A graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts. Annie worked as an Actor Teacher for Great Lakes Theater’s acclaimed School Residency Program for two years and performed in the company’s Outreach Tours of, Double Heart (2013) and Seven Ages (2014). The production of Double Heart also enjoyed a great run as part of the New York International Fringe Festival in 2013. Annie has also taught young actors at Olmsted Performing Arts and through various workshops and special residencies in the Cleveland area, most recently with Great Lakes Theater at The STEPS Academy. She has enjoyed performing with Cleveland Public Theatre, Talespinner Children’s Theatre, and Mercury Summer Stock. Annie is passionate about helping young people engage their imaginations, making connections between art and their own lives through the study and creation of theatre.