Desha Crownover is an award-winning stage director and musical director with over 75 shows to her name, ranging from intimate black-box style plays to fully-staged musicals. She has had the opportunity to direct, teach, and perform across the country for the past twenty-five years where her work has been commended by such theatre notables as Edward Albee, Ming Cho Lee, Patricia Zipprodt, 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 and has served on the teaching faculty of SDSU, Cuyamaca College, and Santa Fe Christian Schools teaching music, acting, theatre history, public speaking, and speech and debate. Her work as a playwright has been produced at UCSD, SDSU, and Santa Fe Christian Schools, as well. Desha currently serves as the Artistic Director of San Diego Junior Theatre where she has taught and directed for the past twenty years. Her most recent show with them was last season’s Little Shop of Horrors.
The Tony-winning play, based on the best-selling novels, upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan boy becomes the legendary Peter Pan.
When Winnie Foster meets the Tuck Family she discovers they hold the secret to everlasting life. Should she return to her own family, or join the Tucks on their never-ending journey?
"Feed me, Seymour!"
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.