Genna Styles, M.Ed.
Genna Styles has been teaching Theatre Arts/Acting with HDAT since 2009. A graduate of Point Park University and Conservatory of Performing Arts with an Acting BFA and Musical Theatre minor, she has performed throughout the Pittsburgh region as an actor, singer, and dancer. She is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association and has worked with almost every professional theatre company in the city of Pittsburgh. Genna completed her Masters in Early Childhood Education, Magna Cum Laude, with a concentration on arts education integration. She also completed a teaching artist learning lab internship with Gateway to the Arts, specializing in integrating PA state standards and the common core state standards in the school systems. She has been a teaching artist for Staycee Pearl dance project (SPdp) and a choreographer for Alumni Theatre Company (ATC) and is currently the Director of Education and Outreach for PearlArts studios where she helped implement the assessments for the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards for Dance. She is the recipient of Onyx awards for musicals and plays and is a very proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Kappa Delta Pi honors fraternity for educators. In August, Genna, entered the University of Pittsburgh Out of School Learning, Doctoral program.