Courtney has taught acting and dance across the country with such schools and organizations as Main Street Theater, Humphrey's School of Musical Theatre, Presbyterian School of Houston, Golda Och Academy, Amy Blake's Academy of Dance, and the University of Tulsa. Whether a beginning acting class or an advanced modern dance class, she likes to find a balance of good technique and self expression. Learning not only to repeat choreography, excercises, and text but to truly live and explore them. Courtney seeks to help her students grow, explore, and learn in more than just the arts.
Courtney has also worked with students as a director and choreographer on original showcases and shows such as Pippin, Chicago, Godspell, Aida, Beauty and the Beast, Grease, Annie, Joseph and the...Dreamcoat, Bye Bye Birdie, and the Little Mermaid.
Currently, she is teaching acting and dance at TUTS' Humphrey School of Musical Theatre; tap, musical theatre, and jazz at Kinder HSPVA ;ballet, pointe, and tap at the Queensbury Theatre's Tribble School; and musical theatre for Houston Ballet Academy's Summer Intensive.
Courtney's Teaching Resume
"Godpsell" at Tompkins High School