Meet Our Instructors


Rebecca Kotraba

Rebecca is a life-long lover all things arts and children. She has spent over 20 years working with children and adults of all ages (18 month- 80 years) in areas of acting, dance, musical theater, vocal instruction, playwriting, and summer camp programing. Rebecca has appeared in numerous productions including Annie (Miss Hannigan, Colonial Players), Morgan Le Fey (Camelot, 2nd Star Productions), Brenda/Brooke for which she was nominated for a WATCH Award (An Act of the Imagination, BCT), Aunt Eller (Oklahoma, 2nd Star Productions) for which she won the MD Theatre Guide Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for the year and many moore. Rebecca is a playwright , having had 5 plays produced in the last 4 years. She has directed children’s theatre, art, and musical theater programs for WACA, Laurel Mill Playhouse, Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks, Columbia Association, and the YMCA.


Marshall Bailey

Marshall Bailey has been acting on stage for nearly a decade. As an alumnus from Salisbury University’s theatre department, he studied several forms of acting and stage craft including mask work, Stanislavski, Laban, Suzuki/Viewpoints, and Shakespeare. Recently, Marshall has been seen working with the Maryland Renaissance Festival’s Company of the Rose, playing such roles as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and Laurencio in La Dama Boba. In all his classes, he emphasizes the importance of creativity and imagination. It is his passion to share with students the skills which help discover one’s inner confidence and sense of identity.