The Teacher/Artist Collaborative pairs classroom teachers and artists from The Broad Stage to co-create Study Guides and deliver Professional Development Workshops to K-12 educators.
Estella Owoimaha-Church, M.A., is a Theatre Director and English teacher. Estella holds degrees in Secondary Education, Language Arts and Literacy, Africana Studies, and Urban Education. With a background in Theatre Arts and Hip Hop Based Education, she believes art and social justice have the power to transform lives. Dedicated to service, she works to honor students’ full humanity while innovating strategies and tools to increase empowerment, agency and motivation among youth. Her favorite thing about being an educator is building relationships with students that move far beyond the classroom and last a lifetime. She believes students are capable of exceeding expectations when they feel loved and safe, and she enjoys watching students learn how to advocate for themselves and their communities.