Hello, My name is Katie Brock. I am excited to be teaching theatre at Elgin Middle School! I have a BFA in Theater from Texas State University, specializing in Acting.
Over the past 20 years, I have taught theater for Pre-K through high school in Austin private and Charter schools, and run my own musical theater production company, Buzz Productions, for children age 7-18. I am also actine in the Austin theatre scene, and perform professionally when time allows.
I love teaching theatre, because it allows me the opportunity to help children gain a love for learning, which will give them the skills and knowledge they need, to be anything they can imagine.
Theater can build confidence and self-worth in a child and give them the courage and opportunity to shine in all academic areas. My mission as a teacher is to inspire creativity and confidence, provide cultural enrichment, and instill a love of theater arts in young people through quality education, training, and performing experiences. I have been so blessed to have the opportunity to see the effect of theater in children’s lives first hand and believe it is important to give performance opportunities to children, and to help them develop a love, appreciation, and passion for the arts.
I believe that any child can learn and experience success if I raise each student’s expectations of himself, reward effort and instill in him or her a desire for learning. To me, every child is a star, and deserves the opportunity to shine brighter than they have yet imagined!
Teaching is my passion and I am excited to be a part of the Elgin ISD Family!
It is going to be a wonderful year!