Caitlyn is a highschool senior currently pursuing her Associates of Arts degree at Alamance Community College. She has been dancing for 12 years and has been trained in many styles of dance including ballet, pointe, modern, liturgical, character, tap, and jazz. She is also entering her fourth year as a member of Rejoice! Dance Ministry. During her free time she enjoys playing with her younger siblings, singing, and reading. Caitlyn is excited to share her passion for dance with her students!
Elizabeth has 8 years of teaching experience in dance with a background in ballet, modern, contemporary, and jazz. She began teaching in 2013 with Arts Alive Fine Arts Studio and continued with Alamance Fine Arts Academy. She has studied various forms of dance since she was little with her main focuses being ballet and modern. She is passionate about bringing emotion through movement and inspiring her students to dance for their Creator’s glory. Elizabeth lives in Graham, NC with her husband, Caleb, and dog, Mufasa.
Jessica, a homeschool mom of 5, has enjoyed making music as long as she can remember. In 2005 she received her BA in Vocal Performance from Evangel University in Springfield, MO and has enjoyed teaching and coaching voice students since then. She and her husband have lead worship together for over 20 years. She has directed Homeschool Choirs in Rowan and Alamance County for 4-1/2 years. She looks forward to sharing her love of singing with the students of AFAA.
Katherine fell in love with acting when her mother signed her up at 11 years old, and she has been passionate about it ever since. She has been acting on stage and in film for 15 years. Katherine studied acting for the camera, cinematography, and lighting at the Center for Creative Media in Texas, and spent a year in Atlanta working in the film industry. She is incredibly excited to teach theatre at AFAA. Her credits include, Mrs. Beaver (“The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”), Mary Magdalene (“Jesus of Nazareth”), Mrs. Gardener (“Pride and Prejudice”), and Susy Hendrix (“Wait Until Dark”). Katherine lives in Elon with her husband, Andrew, and daughters Arwen and Vivian, and baby #3 due November of 2022!
Lucas Harris has been married to his wife, Lydia, since 2002 and they have 3 sweet children: Hannah Rose, Samuel, and Rachel Violet. He and his family attend Integrity Community Church, where they are involved in and enjoy various areas of ministry. He and his family can be found after work hours designing, building, and painting sets for AFAA as well as volunteering at both AFAA and Integrity. He has had a love for art his whole life, and is looking forward to joining AFAA--along with his wife--as the Visual Art Instructors. He believes that art is meant to be an act of worship to our Creator, who is the greatest artist, and he enjoys sharing that with his students.