Blue Apple is very proud to welcome two very talented individuals to our education department…

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Jennifer Pennington

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre from the University of Tennessee’s InternationalActorTrainingAcademy.  Jennifer is a recent transplant from Los Angeles where she taught and trained with P.S.Arts, EastLA Classic Theatre, Inside Out Community Arts and IdyllwildArtsAcademy.  Having been an actor and educator for over 20 years, Jennifer has had the privilege to work with:  Michigan Theatre Festival, LansingCommunity College, Ann ArborPublic Schools, Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, Clarence Brown Theatre, Roan State Community College, Arizona Shakespeare Festival, South Coast Repertory, Theatre Banshee, Syzygy Theatre Ensemble, The Openfist Theatre and The Elephant Theatre.



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Mera Kathryn Corlett

Mera Kathryn began her work at The Blue Players as a member of the touring company. Prior to her time with us, she worked for Kentucky Shakespeare as a touring actor, workshop facilitator and teacher at CampShakespeare. Mera Kathryn has also appeared in various productions throughout the area including performances with CenterStage, Bunbury Theatre and StageOne. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, she is a proud PresentationAcademy alumna.  While attending HanoverCollege, Mera Kathryn received recognition from the schools of music and theater for her performances.  Upon graduating Cum Laude with degrees in theatre and theology, she received the Henry C. Long Citation for Scholarship and General Excellence, the most distinguished award a female graduate can receive. Since childhood, she has had a passion for theatre, dance, music and education. Her work with The Blue Apple Players opens avenues for students to share the wonder of drama while learning important life lessons.