JOINED THE IMPROV PROJECT: 2019
IMPROV TRAINING: Western Michigan University and Mosaic Youth Theatre
WHY I TEACH IMPROV: “I love co-teaching with a brilliant team of improv artists and going to different schools across Detroit meeting inspiring students and doing silly exercises.”
EXPERIENCE: Justin earned his BFA from Western Michigan University with a focus on Theatre Performance and Spanish. His work experience includes youth social services, youth development, and arts organizations. In Kalamazoo Public Schools with KRESA/Education For The Arts, Justin served as a Theatre teaching artist. In Detroit he has worked with the Heidelberg Arts Leadership Academy. Justin is a proud teacher, director, and actor and appeared most recently in the Michigan Shakespeare Festival in 2019. Justin is an alumnus of the Detroit Public Schools Community District. He recently returned to teach drama at the Duke Ellington Conservatory.