Faculty Bio

Jane Williams is the current Choral and Music Theatre Director at Orange High School in Hillsborough where she has directed numerous musicals, plays and concerts during her 15 years there. She has a specialty in commedia dell'arte, mask and European clown theater from the Dell'Arte School of Physical Theater in Blue Lake California; a MFA in Theatre from Virginia Tech; and a Master of Music in Saxophone Performance & Bachelor of Musuc Education from Michigan State University. Jane has received training in Somatic Voicework by Jeanie Lovetri and Circlesinging & Vocal Improvisation from Bobby McFerrin. She seeks to teach her vocal and theatre students healthy vocal techniques in performance and rehearsals, as well as providing an atmosphere where they can explore their creativity through performance. Jane loves to accompany productions, rehearsals, concerts & voice lessons; is an avid reader; a backyard birder; an amateur potter; and full-time personal secretary and staff to her cat Louie.