Alicia hails originally from Columbus, Ohio where she grew up attending Arts magnet schools. At age 10 she began performing in a multitude of community and professional theater and music venues. She studied voice and acting for more than seven years, and has a BA in Musical Theatre from Palm Beach Atlantic University with additional collegiate study in dance and visual art/design. After college, she spent seven seasons performing at Sight & Sound Theatres in Ruth, Miracle of Christmas, Joseph, and many others. She then relocated to Eastern Shore Maryland for several years where she taught privately as a voice and acting coach. She performed, directed, and taught with the Mar-Va Theater (Assistant Director of Little Shop of Horrors, Director of Godspell, Director of multiple sessions of theater camps, etc.,) and taught Literacy Through Creative Drama classes to 4-6 year olds in public schools with the Lenore Blank Kelner Company. Since returning to Lancaster five years ago, Alicia and her husband have been raising their two boys, and she works as the Mail Order Coordinator at the Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe. She joined the creative community here at Cavod in 2018 performing in The Secret Garden (Lily), Cinderella (Madame), and Directing The Diary of Anne Frank. Some favorite past roles also include Natalya in Chekhov’s The Marriage Proposal, Gilmer in Godspell, Flipote in Tartuffe, Elizabeth in Miracle of Christmas, Grace in Annie, Snoopy in You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, and Queen Gertrude in Hamlet. Alicia is excited to share her passion for character study, storytelling, and collaborative creativity with students this year!