Directors & Teachers
MA Theatre Education, Artistic and Education Director
Elise is the Artistic and Education Director for BG OnStage. She is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College in New York City with a BA in Theatre Arts and a concentration in Performance Art. Elise received a Masters of Theatre Education at Emerson College in Boston. Elise provides private lessons in acting and audition technique, and several of her students have been accepted into GSA and competitive college programs. She continues her theater education by attending an annual workshop in New York City. She has graced the stage in The Miracle Worker (Anne Sullivan), Grease (Sandy) and Little Women (Jo). TV/Film work: Law & Order: SVU, CSI: NY, The Avengers, The Amazing Spiderman. Past instructor and director of plays, musicals, workshops and camps for BG OnStage.
BA Vocal Music Education and Piano, Music Director
Maddie Hughes is a graduate of WKU where she recently obtained a BA in piano and vocal music education. She recently assisted Bowling Green High School’s production of Once Upon a Mattress. She has choral, a cappella, and instrumental teaching experience. As a seasoned performer, Maddie has a long list of awards including several grants and scholarships. Maddie loves spending time outdoors- running, hiking, backpacking, and camping. Maddie also likes to bake, read, and up-cycle furniturein her free time.
BA in Instrumental Music Education at Western Kentucky University
Ashleigh has been with BGOS since 2015. She graduated Western Kentucky University with a degree in Instrumental Music Education and has since spent her time substitute teaching in Warren and surrounding counties and of course teaching private instrumental lessons with BG OnStage. Ashleigh firmly believes in supporting arts education. She helps students see the value in music and the difference it can make in their lives. Ashleigh loves to play most any instrument you can imagine and has made it a hobby to start collecting instruments for her own future band program. This passion has led to Ashleigh teaching private lessons in Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Flute and Clarinet. She loves to play music out in the community and lead her students to the same passion. Music has taught Ashleigh responsibility, discipline, and leadership. She strives to instill elements of each of these qualities in each of her students
BA in Vocal/Choral at Western Kentucky University
Stephanie offers vocal lessons.