Andrea Lott Haney, Program Manager for EDUCATION
Education Program Manager Andrea Lott Haney has pursued a career in educational theatre since graduating from IUPUI with a degree in Theatre and Classical Studies. Andrea honed her craft working with and performing for students on stages including The Lily Theatre at The Children’s Museum, Children’s Theatre Institute, Greenwood Shakespeare in the Park, ComedySportz Indianapolis, and American Cabaret Theatre. As a teaching artist, Andrea has worked with thousands of students per year in conjunction with the NCAA’s Stay In Bounds Character Education program before coming to The Sapphire and taking over its Arts for Learning Indiana catalog programs including Bullying: A Play on Conflict Resolution and Creating Courage. Having trained in Improvisation at The Second City Training Center in Chicago, and with over 15 years of professional improv experience, Andrea trains participants of all ages in improvisational techniques for the stage and applied improv for business and communications skills. In her experience as Drama Director at Center Grove High School, with a population of over 2500 students, Andrea coordinated full-year programs with administrators and parents to produce student plays and musicals. As Education Program Manager for The Sapphire, Andrea develops and presents arts integration programs for both students and educators with high acclaim from partners including the Department of Education and Indiana Afterschool Network.