Renita James (Director of Education) is a proud graduate of AppCo 2013. It was during that year that she furthered her love of educational theatre while performing in Unnecessary Monsters and teaching several classes and workshops. Upon completion of her apprenticeship, Renita performed with theatres across the country. She also completed a teaching artist fellowship with Metro Theater Company, before returning home Atlanta. Renita currently heads up Teen Nation, Aurora’s program exclusively for teens, and works closely with our educational partners. Some of her favorite acting credits include: FML: How Carson McCullers Saved My Life (7 stages), Once Upon A Mattress (Stage Door Players), and The 12 Dates Of Christmas ( Aurora).