Artistic Director, of CSCT, Rosy Dawn Selwitz
Christ Elliott, Crew director and set design
Chris Elliott, is our volunteer crew director and set design artist for CSCT. Chris oversees and directs the crew for each main stage production. Chris gives students the resources, knowledge and inspiration to create unique sets for each CSCT production. Students feel a sense of accomplishment and pride in their work as well as a sense of teamwork. The students also gain knowledge and an understanding of what it takes to make a production work behind the scenes. Mr. Elliott servers as an active member on CSCT's board of directors.
Director and Acting coach, Nicole Cantalupo
Nicole Cantalupo has worked in theatre education for many years and can honestly say she loves what she does! Her passion for teaching started when she assistant directed a play for young audiences when she was in high school. Upon completion of her BA in Theatre Arts, Nicole worked in the Education & Outreach Department at La Jolla Playhouse where she developed and implemented curriculum for summer programs, as well as in school workshops.
Later she worked as a teaching artist for Pacific Children's Theatre, and then co-owned a company that provided after school programs focused on teaching life skills through theatre.
Currently Nicole is working on her M.A. in Theatre Arts at SDSU, with a focus on education. She is a lecturer for a Theatre for Young Audiences class at SDSU, where she works with aspiring elementary school educators to incorporate theatre into their classrooms. She is also the Education Coordinator at MOXIE Theatre, where she develops programs that inspire young women to become leaders in their communities.
Nicole loves working with students of all levels and is thrilled to be working at Center Stage Children's Theatre.