Director of Performing Arts
Lisa Herbert is currently the Director of Performing Arts at The Cushman School. She is classically trained in theatre and holds a Masters Degree of Fine Arts from the University of Illinois. In addition to extensive performance credits in both theatre and musical theatre, Mrs. Herbert spent several years developing and teaching workshops for students and teachers in the United States and Europe. She has taught for The American School of Paris, Ecole Bilingue (Paris, France), ISTA (International Theatre Association) in London, England and Performers Theatre Workshop (NYC) where she taught acting to young professionals. In addition to teaching, directing and tutoring young actors, she is very proud to be one of the curators and the Director of Production for TEDxYouth@Miami.
Alexandra Woods is member of The Cushman School’s Performing Arts Team and works primarily with the Elementary School students. She is a graduate of the University of Miami with a Bachelors Degree in Music Education and a Classical Voice Principal. She has worked with many children's choir organizations such as Miami Children's Chorus, Tampa Bay Children's Chorus and was on the founding team for the Miami Choral Academy. She is currently working as the Choral Director of the Coral Gables Congregational Church Children's Choir.