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Heleya DeBarros

Human Services Technology

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Heleya de Barros is a born and raised Seattleite and SPS graduate (FQ!). She is an actor, teaching artist, and arts education advocate whose work focuses on how to use theatre skills across disciplines. Heleya has served as faculty at The New School for Drama and has taught with such organizations as Lincoln Center Theater, McCarter Theater Center, New York Theatre Workshop, The Center for Arts Education, People’s Theatre Project, Young Audiences New York, The Geffen Playhouse, The Los Angeles Music Center, The Orange County Performing Arts Center, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Will & Company, CRE Outreach, and 24th Street Theatre. She is the Director of Arts Education at Arts Corps which seeks to revolutionize arts education by igniting the creative power of young people through culturally engaging learning experiences. She also serves as Co Executive Director of The Teaching Artists Guild working to raise the visibility and growth of artists who teach. She is a board member of the Franklin High School Alumni Association and Foundation, serves on the Highline College Community Advisory Committee, and the KING FM Arts Education Council. As an actor Heleya earned her Actor’s Equity card touring TYA shows to schools and communities. Currently Heleya acts as a performer and researcher with the Verbatim Performance Lab using theatre to examine and uncover unconscious bias. In addition to her arts education experience Heleya is also a long time soccer player and coach working with such organizations as Skyhawks Sports and Super Soccer Stars. @Heleya_deBarros

Spring 2023

5:30-7:30 pm

HSER 423 1JCF-HY (34947)