Cyndy Soumar joined the faculty of CTWS in 2004, and enjoys teaching a variety of Musical Theater and acting classes to all grades, Kindergarten through high school. Outside the theater classroom, CTWS credits include Mainstage shows Cinderella, Willie Wonka, The Snow Queen (choreographer); Scrooge: The Musical (director and choreographer); CTWS Summer Camp High School Musical, The Lion King; and HSR Summer Stock productions of Urinetown; Sweet Charity; 13; Smile; Lucky Stiff; RENT; Spamalot; Godspell; Honk!; The Addams Family; Grease; (musical staging). Cyndy has also directed three seasons’ touring Trouping Shows Stuart Little; Gooney Bird Greene and Her True Life Adventures; and Storyville, and Family Forum productions for the past four seasons Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day; How I Became a Pirate; Disney’s Cinderella Kids; and Little Red Robin Hood.
In addition to teaching theater classes and working on over 65 musicals, Cyndy has taught all dance disciplines at local studios for all ages and has choreographed show choirs. She annually directs local Middle School musical productions and teaches musical performers privately for auditions, sung theater performance skills,scene work, and dance. Prior to CTWS, she served as Teaching Artist/Choreographer for a large area high school district. By day, she can be found working in a local Special Education classroom. Cyndy is passionate about arts education!