Theresa is a Bay Area Teaching Artist and Actor. She teaches after-school workshops on theatre and Shakespeare to elementary and high school students, mentors incarcerated youth in playwriting workshops, and works with medical students on interpersonal skills. She teaches and performs Theatre because it is her favorite way to build confidence, create empathy, and have fun! In addition to Girls Leadership, Theresa teaches drama and art at Go Girls!, where girls learn emotional intelligence skills while putting on a play. As an actor, Theresa has worked with a variety of companies, studied at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, MA and earned her degree in Theatre at Sonoma State University.