Project Description

Shelby Burton

A fifteen year veteran teacher, Shelby Burton currently teaches 6th, 7th and 8th grade drama at Highland Middle School in Libertyville, Illinois. In addition to her teaching career, Shelby is a professional improviser who has trained at The Second City and performs at many theaters in the Chicago area. She is also the Director of Outreach and Education at Bughouse Theater, whose program won the Illinois Theater Association’s Award of Excellence for Theater for the Youth in 2016. She enjoys teaching others about using theater in their classrooms as a collaborative learning tool.