Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors: *Mass Media Communications in Broadcast Journalism *Language Arts K12 *Theatre Education Masters in Fine Arts Terminal Degree: Writing for Television, Film, and Digital Media
Mr. Aaron Williams
Aaron Williams is a native of North Carolina. He won Best Director twice at NCTC. He has had lead roles in two independent movies entitled "Box and Cox" and "Gray Ghosts". He studied acting, directing, and singing in London, England, at The American Intercontinental University. He furthered his education at Texas A&M. He took a Master Class with Taylor Louderman. Aaron has further studied with Broadway Teachers Workshops under many famous Broadway Professionals. He teaches drama at New Bern High School. Aaron loves acting, singing, dancing, and has performed in many states. He has directed, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Next, Dear Edwina Jr., Into the Woods Jr., Treasure Island, Sweeney Todd, Chicago, Hairspray, Legally Blonde, Dracula, Dreamgirls, Wizard of Oz, Bugsy Malone Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Peter Pan Jr., My Son Pinocchio, James and the Giant Peach, Bonnie and Clyde the Musical, Bring it On the Musical, A Christmas Carol a New Musical. Beauty and the Beast the Broadway Musical, Frozen Jr., Little Shop of Horrors, 13 Past Midnight, and more. He started his own Theatre Academy and his own Broadway Camp at Rivertowne Players. Aaron's favorite role was the Emcee in Cabaret. Aaron lives in New Bern, NC, and serves on the NCedTA’s State Board, and serves as the Northeast/Southeast NC Regional Representative. Williams has an MFA in Writing for Film, Television, and Digital Media from The Academy of Art University in San Francisco. His mentor is three-time academy award winner Jana Memel. He is humbled to have studied with so many at the top of their industry. Aaron has written two films; "Cry Little Brother" and "Kepler B". He has written two short films; "The Grande Grimoire" and "The Lost Hair". He has written a novel called "Reinventing Aaron".
“Actors need a kind of aggression, a kind of inner force. Don't be only one-sided, sweet, nice, good. Get rid of being average. Find the killer in you.”
― Stella Adler, The Art of Acting
- Masks: recommended, not required for HS students and staff.
- Transitions to classes will be back to 5 minutes (instead of 7).
- There will be no daily temp checks or forms to complete, and students can walk on both sides of the hall.
1st and 2nd Period: Beginning Theatre
3rd Period: Intermediate/Proficient/Adv Theatre IV/V
4th Period: Planning
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