Teaching Artists 2024-02-26T23:05:56+00:00

Dana Sammond

Academy Coordinator, Comedy of Errors Assistant Director

Dana grew up in the Coeur d’Alene area and, after a couple of years in New York, received her BA in theatre performance from Whitworth University. She feels thankful everyday for the opportunity to watch kids grow, learn, and share the love of theatre.

Joshua Baig

Comedy of Errors Director

Josh is a graduate of the Eastern Washington University Theatre department and Spokane Falls Community College Theatre. In Civic’s 2019-2020 season, he had the honor to play the iconic roles of George Bailey in It’s a Wonderful Life and Clifford Bradshaw in Cabaret. Other favorite credits include Paul Roms in Important Hats of the Twentieth Century (Upstart Players), Maurice Wilkins in Photograph 51, Ensemble in Young Frankenstein (Civic) and Sebastian in The Tempest (EWU Theatre). Josh also had the pleasure to assistant direct Civic Academy’s last Shakespeare production, Twelfth Night.