Teaching Artists and Directors

Tara Kaine: Teaching Artist, Director, & Salmon Bay After School Drama Coordinator
taraTara is thrilled to continue her work at Salmon Bay after directing “Holes,” and co-directing “The Phantom Tollbooth” and “The Jungle Book.” Tara received her teacher training at the University of Toronto with a specialization in Intermediate Theatre Education in Urban Schools (Grades 6-10). Over the last 9 years she has directed both educational, community, and professional theatre working with with preschool students though elementary, middle school, high school, and adults. Recently Tara Assistant Directed for Theatre Anonymous – 14/48 and New Century Theatre, and over the summer directing youth in Seattle Public Theatre’s “Treasure Island” and  was the associate director for Seattle Children’s Theatre’s “Gulliver’s Travels.”
Duncan Frost: Actor, Director & Teaching Artist
Duncan Frost is originally from Oregon, Duncan has had the good fortune to work as an actor, director and teaching artist with theatres across the country. Before Seattle, Duncan spent 8 years as a MinneSOHtan, working with Children’s Theatre Company and studying acting with the U of M/Guthrie Theatre BFA Actor Training Program, where he received his undergraduate degree. Duncan enjoys kites, snowboarding, the color orange and spending time with his family and their funny little dog, Arthur.
Michael Massey: Stage Manager & Teaching Artist
MichaelMichael Massey is a Stage Manager and Teaching Artist for technical theatre in the Seattle area. Previously, Michael has taught stage management and technical courses with Salmon Bay Middle School, The Northwest School, Cornish, Seattle Children’s Theatre, and UT Austin. Selected stage management credits: Blood/Water/Paint (Live Girls! Theater), Fast Company (Pork Filled Productions) La Fuente Ovejuna (Cornish), The Clay Duke (Dayna Hanson, dir/chor), The Walworth Farce (New Century), James and the Giant Peach and the Production Stage Manager for Summer Season (Seattle Children’s Theatre). Michael holds a BA from The University of Texas at Austin.