September 18, 2020


Drama School opens on September 26th! Find out more and register here.

What’s your name?
Valeria Ascolese

Which class(es) do you teach?
Teaching Assistant for Stage Kids & Imagination Station!

How many years have you been teaching with Carousel?
This is my very first year. I’m so excited!

What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever done?
Pursue the arts as a career!

What do you love about teaching theatre to young people?
The beautiful rewarding feeling of aiding their artistic expression and confidence in who they are, as well as creating something together to show others.

What’s your favourite way to spend a day?
Reading a book with an iced coffee next to my dog!

What can students expect from your class?
A safe space to explore, imagine, learn and create together while having tons of fun!!

What would you say to your 10 year old self?
Live your truth every single day. It will set you free.

What’s your favourite memory of theatre as a kid?
Watching human beings who are just as human as me telling a story and making me feel I was not alone.

What was the first ever play you were in? What character did you play?
My first ever role in a production was when I was in the 4th grade. I played a chirping bird in Cinderella! Who knew chirping could make me want to do this my whole life?