"Feed me, Seymour!"
For over ten years, Desha Crownover served as Junior Theatre’s Artistic Director, acting as general manager, director, musical director, and co-founder of SDJT’s Conservatory Program for aspiring high school artists.
She now serves as the interim Artistic Director for Junior Theatre.
Desha has had the opportunity to direct, teach, and perform in San Diego for the past fifteen years where her directing work has been commended by such theatre notables as Edward Albee, Ming Cho Lee, and Timothy Near. She holds a Master’s degree in Theatre from SDSU and a B.A. in Theatre with an emphasis in Performing from UCSD. She has served on the teaching faculty of SDSU, Cuyamaca College, and Santa Fe Christian Schools.
Some of Desha’s favorite directing credits for Junior Theatre include The Miracle Worker, Twelfth Night, Our Town, and Blood Wedding. Her work as a playwright has been produced at UCSD, SDSU, and Santa Fe Christian Schools, as well.
San Diego Junior Theatre's 2013 production of The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (abridged).
Tom Sawyer is up to his ’ol tricks again!
San Diego Junior Theatre's 1997 production of The Adventures of a Bear Called Paddington.