December 21, 2015
The Educational Theatre Association’s Board of Directors has selected Richard Frazier, a twenty-seven-year-old drama and dance teacher from Warner Robins, Georgia, to complete the unexpired term of board director Anita Grant, who resigned in October.
A 2011 graduate of Columbus State University, Frazier is in his fifth year of teaching at Northside High School in Warner Robins. He was named Northside’s Teacher of the Year and Columbus State’s Outstanding Alumnus in 2014. He has been active in Georgia Thespians since his induction into Troupe 3414 at Rockdale County High School in Conyers, Georgia in 2003. He co-directs Thespian Troupe 2982 at Northside, is conference coordinator for the Georgia Junior Thespian Conference, and is a member of the Georgia State Chapter Board. He was the choreographer for two Georgia All State Shows (Aida, 2012, and In the Heights, 2014) that were presented on the International Thespian Festival main stage.
Frazier’s appointment is effective immediately. His first board meeting will be in February. His term on the board will run until July 31, 2017.
EdTA Board President Frank Pruet described Frazier as “a dynamic young teacher with experience with both middle and high school theatre programs, and a tireless worker for students. We look forward to having his energy and insight on our board.”