Candace graduated from Emerson College with a masters degree in Theatre Education. She has Directed and Choreographed over 30 community theatre and school musical productions. She has been a NH Theatre Awards Top 10 nominee in recent years as a director, choreographer and actress. Currently,she is the Performing Arts Instructor at Hampstead Academy teaching music, drama, dance and directing the Drama Club. She also gives private vocal instruction at the school, The Majestic and Melissa Hoffman’s Dance Center. Candace has studied voice with various instructors over the past 20 years, some of which have included Janice Edwards, Dan Perkins and Sandi Bedrosian. She has had the opportunity to sing with the Boston Pops and for the Manchester Monarchs, Boston Red Sox and Celtics. A former Miss NH and the current Producer of Miss NH’s Outstanding Teen program, she was recently seen in the role of Anita in Majestic’s “West Side Story” and Rapunzel in Actorsinger’s “Into the Woods.” Candace truly enjoys helping her students to explore their instrument and find ‘their voice’.