SSA Staff

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Therese Burazin
Theater

Education:

UW-Milwaukee

Therese has been a children's theater instructor at the Schauer Arts Center for eight years and is the director of our Schauer Rising Star productions. She has directed countless plays and taught a wide variety of drama classes for the past 30 years. This is Therese’s 23rd Season as Artistic Director for the Milwaukee Youth Theatre. Since she moved to Oshkosh

 

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Naiza Delica Gohr has been surrounded by music and performance since an early age. Her first musical debut was around the age of 6, singing Part of Your World from The Little Mermaid at every family party event. Alongside her brothers, she continued singing and added piano, violin, and theater. Naiza continued her musical studies into college, graduating from UW-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Fine

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Anna Nowicki
Dance

Education:

Mirror Image; Academy of Dance Arts; Valley Academy for the Arts, Milwaukee Ballet

Anna has been dancing since the age of 3, and started dancing at the Schauer Center in 2010. She’s concurrently pursued further dance education from Academy of Dance Arts, Danceworks, Valley Academy for the Arts, and Milwaukee Ballet. She’s taken an intensive course in the systematic teachings of Vaganova, Anatomy, Kinesiology and developmental movement in children through Valley Academy

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Hannah Voelkel
Dance, Schauer Irish Dance Troupe

Education:

Homeschooled (Graduated), Trinity Academy of Irish Dance, Kinsella Academy

Hannah has been dancing competitively for over 15 years. She has performed professionally and actively competes at the international level.  Some of her accomplishments include training a junior 8-person mixed ceili team to win 5th overall at the Midwest Regional Championships, taking first place at the Midwest Championships in the set dance category and ranking top 10 in the solo championship

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Celeste Kulla
Dance

Education:

UW-Milwaukee, Cashel Dennehy, Kinsella Academy

Celeste started her dancing career with Cashel Dennehy where she very quickly found herself on many competitive solo and team trips around the country and abroad. After many years with Cashel Dennehy, Celeste moved to Kinsella Academy where she spent a few more years dancing until life moved her around the country. After two very serious dancing injuries, Celeste's competitive career was over

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Autumn was a student at the Schauer School of the Arts for 11 years. She started off with Ballet and eventually added in Irish dance. She greatly enjoyed being a part of the Irish Troupe for 3 years, and Captain for 2. After graduating in 2019 she spent one year with the Milwaukee Irish dance studio doing her first competition in early 2020. Alongside training she was a teacher's assistant for

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Fatih Halaska
Dance

Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Dance from San Francisco State University
Master of Arts in Education from the University of Minnesota-Duluth

Faith Halaska is an exquisite performer, innovative choreographer, and passionate teacher. Beginning her training at a young age Mrs. Halaska has stayed committed to her passion for dance by continuously achieving new levels of expertise and training. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from San Francisco State University, a Master of Arts in Education from

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Zoe Glise
Dance

Education:

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Contemporary Performance and Choreography at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Zoe Glise is a performer, and movement-based artist born in China and located in Milwaukee, WI. She is currently a company member with Madison Contemporary Dance and Wild Space Dance Company, as well as an apprentice with Nova Linea Contemporary Dance. Zoe received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Contemporary Performance and Choreography at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and has worked with

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Jasmine Uras
Dance

Education:

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Jasmine Uras is a performing artist, educator, and researcher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is trained in several techniques such as modern, jazz, hip-hop, African diaspora, tap, ballet, and Pilates method. Jasmine has performed collegiately in works by Gina Laurenzi, Parijat Densai, Demar Walker, Dani Kuepper, and Dan Schuchart, and Dawn Springer. She was an intern with Wild space Dance Company

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Black’s Flower Shop (Mary Black & Carley Shipley) — Floral & Greens

 

Jess Helmer — Art of Mixology

 

Dana Kleiman — String Art & Fiber Arts

 

Deb Pettit — Stained Glass & Painting

Jeanne Kollmeyer has been making art for several decades and teaching classes for children for the past ten years in the Milwaukee area. She currently works at several art centers as an instructor and has been painting with acrylics since taking class a few years ago. She began her art career as a photographer hand coloring her black and white pictures and then developed an interest in sharing her

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Sandy McCambridge is a self-taught artist who loves to dive into new techniques and mediums. She frequently leads Wine & Art classes at the Schauer Art Center in a variety of jewelry making techniques, painting and stenciling. Her work has been included in local art fairs at venues such as Terrace 167, Holiday Craft Fair of Washington County, Hartford Wednesday Night Market, and the Great Hartford

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Terri’s love for basket weaving started over 25 years ago after she took a class at a local craft store. She had a great desire to learn more and this led to wanting to teach others to weave too. Terri is a member of the Wolf River Basket Guild and has attended the Siever's Fiber Arts School where she has the ongoing opportunity to learn from many basket weaving masters.

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Terese Hummel
Music, Theater

Education:

Northern Michigan University; Concordia University Wisconsin

Terese is pleased to be teaching Preschool Music, Musical Theater, and all elements of music and theater for Arts Immersions at our beloved Schauer Center. In the recent past, she has happily teamed up with Lori Hassig to offer summer choral camps, directed the younger Children's Choir, and music-directed for a Rising Stars production. Privately, Terese teaches beginning to intermediate bass

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Fall 2022 Classes

Fall Classes Begin September 12!

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