"anywhere that I go is a classroom."
With over 15 years experience as a teaching artist, Beth Reeves received a Master of Education in Theatre Education from Columbus State University. Known for infusing culturally relevant teaching into her lessons, Beth has experience applying pedagogies that include Social Responsible Theatre Practice and West African Storytelling techniques. She utilizes culturally responsive teaching methods to increase academic achievement in at risk student populations and school climate.
Having taught students from kindergarten to college, her teaching method leaves an imprint on all students from all walks of life. She strives to cultivate academic success and community leadership. From teaching a variety of after school programs in challenging neighborhoods, to creating theatre curriculum for behavioral health, explaining to educators how the classroom transforms into a safe space is one of the BEST parts of her job. Beth adheres to the West African principle of Sankofa and believes one must use the past in order to understand the present and build for a brighter future.
Alabama Educational Theatre Conference (Birmingham, Alabama)
Speak with Purpose Educational Program (Seattle, Washington)
The Club/Teen Center (Columbus, Georgia)
Fox Elementary (Columbus, Georgia)
Fountain City Poetry Slam (Columbus, Georgia)
Educational Theatre Association Conference (Georgia Chapter)
New Horizons Behavioral Health (Sky Clubhouse)
New Horizons Behavioral Health (Project Change)
Forum Leadership Institute (Columbus, Georgia)
Girls Inc. of Columbus and Phenix-Russell
Dalton State College
Dalton Little Theatre
Creative Arts Guild (Dalton, Georgia)
Empowered Youth of Columbus
Boys and Girls Club of the Chattahoochee Valley
Georgia Afterschool and Youth Development Conference
Child & Youth Services MWR (Fort Benning, Georgia)
Lee-Scott Academy (Auburn, Alabama)
Springer Opera House-State Theatre of Georgia
South Columbus Elementary School (Columbus, Georgia)
Columbus Regional Library
*Curriculum Vitae and references available upon request.