Craig Lamm, Executive Director.
Craig Lamm has worked extensively in education across the United States and abroad. He studied theatre at the University of Oregon, was a teaching apprentice at Seattle Children's Theatre, and has worked with students of all ages from pre-K to high school. With a focus on creativity as a conduit for self actualization, independence, and extended awareness, Craig has taught everything from creative drama to advanced acting, from juggling to multiplication, from English as a second language to the life cycle of the butterfly. Craig brings his passion for these intersections into his work with Stories Alive!
Zoey cane belyea, managing director.
Zoey Cane Belyea combines her experience in the classroom with her experience in nonprofit leadership. She was a founding member of the Young Americans' Theatre Company in 2008, focusing on outreach and community involvement. Most recently, in Austin, TX, she worked on the administrative staffs of Gale Theatre Company, Mouth Radio, and 14/48: The World's quickest Theatre Company. In 2015, she received a 14/48 Mazen Award for outstanding commitment to community development. She is also the Field Trips Educator at ScienceWorks Hands On Museum in Ashland.
JEanne Renaux, Founder.
Jeanne is the creator and founder of Stories Alive. She received her Masters of Arts in Teaching from Southern Oregon University in 2007 and has a BFA in Acting/Directing. Jeanne is an educator and program designer with a background in writing and performing for professional theater. She has over fifteen years of experience as a teacher in both private and public elementary schools and has taught as an adjunct professor at Southern Oregon University. She has served on committees and boards including the 2014 Holistic Education Conference Committee: Southern Oregon University, and the Expeditionary Learning Board for Quality Education: Tucson AZ 2011-2013. Her awards include: the Ben's Bells Community Service Award, 2011,Tucson AZ and Plaything's Magazine National Children's Entertainment and Marketing Award. Jeanne has performed in Equity theater productions as well as on film and television. Her goal is to work collaboratively with diverse teams and to build engaged communities in which children have the opportunity to rise beyond perceived limitations.
Stories Alive board of Directors
Jeanne Renaux, President
Erin Wilder, Secretary