Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (Texas State University-San Marcos)
Mr. Young received his BFA in Theatre from Texas State University-San Marcos in 2013 and has operated as an independent theatre technician in the greater Austin-San Antonio area for the past four years since, primarily as a live entertainment manager. In addition to his technical work, Mr. Young has also worked as a writer, dramaturg, and filmmaker while also greatly enjoying theatrical design, performance critique, and dramatic theory and analysis. As this is his first year teaching, he is beyond excited for the opportunity to bring his experience to Sycamore Springs Middle School and develop young, creative minds while immersing them to the wonderful world of the performing arts!
A selection of past productions that Mr. Young has been a part of: Cabaret, Lost in Yonkers, Richard III, Doubt, Hair, Rent, Little Shop of Horrors, Lend Me a Tenor, Too Much Memory, Gruesome Playground Injuries, Avenue Q, Place of the Skull, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, And They Dance Real Slow In Jackson, The Miss Firecracker Contest, Persephone Rules, Noises Off, The Last of Sherlock Holmes, and Harvey. Mr. Young also enjoys lending his skills to various film and music festivals, with his favorite being the Austin Film Festival.