Candace Gatzoulis is a graduate from Emerson College, with a masters degree in Theatre Education, and is currently on the faculty of Proctor Academy as the Vocal Music Instructor. She was the music and drama teacher from 2016-2019 at David R. Cawley Middle School and served as the Director of the Chorus, Select Chorus, Acapella group, and the school’s musical production. She has worked as a Director, Choreographer and Music Director in over 35 community theatre and school productions, and was recently seen performing onstage in RB Productions’ Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins), theatre Kapow’s production of A Story that Cuts Like a Knife (The Woman), and Peacock Players’ Hairspray (Velma Von Tussle). Candace has had the opportunity to perform with the Boston Pops, and for the Red Sox and Celtics. A NH Theatre Awards Top 10 nominee in recent years as a director, choreographer and actress, she won the award for “Best Supporting Actress” as Anita in Majestic Theatre’s West Side Story in 2016, was a top 3 finalist for “Best Actress” in 2018 and 2019 for her performances as Tilly in theatre KAPOW’s Melancholy Play: a Chamber Musical and Mary Poppins in RB Productions Mary Poppins. Candace truly enjoys helping her students to develop healthy vocal habits, explore repertoire appropriate for their voice, and polish their overall performance skills!