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Academic Area

  • Drama
  • Musical Theatre
  • School

  • Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
  • Carol Cadby, a 30+ year theatre educator, teaches at The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts, George Mason University, Signature Theatre, Synetic Theatre and Arlington Public Schools. She earned her B.A. from Grinnell College and M.A.I.S. from George Mason University; studied with Uta Hagen, Herbert Bergof and Joy Zinoman; trained in Meisner, Viewpoints, Laban and Linklater; and acted professionally. Her teaching and directing awards include the F. Loren Winship Secondary Teacher Award from the American Alliance for Theatre and Education for long-term outstanding contribution to the mission of secondary school theatre; two Outstanding Theatre Program Awards from the Educational Theatre Association; two Elizabeth Campbell Awards for Excellence in the Arts; representing Virginia at South Eastern Theatre Conference; twenty-three Virginia Governor's School Presidential Citations for Outstanding Educator and four Arts Teacher Recognition Awards from the Educational Theatre Association and National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts. She is also an Executive Coach specializing in leadership presence.