George Younts

Teaching Philosophy-   ACTOR

Acting 
To grow in one’s acting skills and respect for the art form.

Creativity
To constantly learn how to create, develop and refine ideas in theatre.

Teamwork
To work with others in a healthy and efficient manner.

Outreach
To reach out by using one's theatre skills for theatre and life.

Respect
To develop appreciation for theatre's culture, history
and a sense of being part of something larger than oneself
that was here before, and will go on after.


South Carolina Theatre Standards:

SC & National Theatre Arts Standards

SC Educational Theatre Standards

How to reach me?

CCSOA Theatre Department
5109-B West Enterprise Street
North Charleston, SC 29405

Theatre Department Office Phone-   (843) 529-4990 ext.26210
Email-  George_Younts@charleston.k12.sc.us


BIOGRAPHY
A graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, he taught at the BAK Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, FL before joining the Charleston County School of the Arts in 1999 and is a recipient of the South Carolina Theatre Association’s Outstanding Theatre Educator Award. Having directed and designed well over 80 productions, he has lead several educational theatre programs and summer camps.

In addition, he has toured nationally and worked with companies around the USA and Charleston as a performer, director, designer and producer.  In the local theatre scene he is a Theatre 99 company member and tours annually in A Christmas Carol (Touring Christmas Carol).

Past Production Credits Include: Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Comedy of Errors, Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Grease, A Funny Thing Happen..., West Side Story, Mystery of Irma Vep, Oklahoma, The Real Live Dr. Seuss Bingo Show, Little Shop of Horrors, Alice in Wonderland, The 39 Steps, You Can’t Take it With You, House of Blue Leaves, Peer Gynt, Nicholas Nickleby and many more.

With over 30 years of teaching experience he coaches The Fighting Gnomes- SOA's Improv Troupe, teaches technical theatre and leads workshops at state/regional conferences. His professional affiliations have included- Actors' Equity, Southeastern Theatre Conference and the National Endowment for the Arts.