Teaching Artistry


Kaysy Ostrom is a working teaching artist in the Greater Seattle area and Studio East’s Education Associate. She has years of experience teaching theatre to ages pre-K – high school. Currently, she teaches with Studio East, Youth Theatre Northwest, Seattle Theatre Goup and Act Theatre. Through working with these arts organizations she’s had the opportunity to helm after-school classes and workshops at many schools including Lakeview Elementary, Sunset Elementary, Carl Sanburg Elementary, Alcott Elementary, Cascadia Montessori, Chestnut Montessori, Frank Wagner Elementary, Redmond High School, and more!

Her teaching specialties are creative drama, story drama, play creation, playwriting, acting technique, singing technique, audition workshops, music direction, musical theatre, scene study, and choreography.

Kaysy is a proud graduate of Seattle Children’s Theatre’s TAT Lab: an eight-month professional  development program for Washington State teaching artists, with a focus on supporting arts education as part of basic education in K-12 school. Read more about this exciting program here.

Kaysy is always looking for more teaching opportunities! Contact her here!


Current and Upcoming classes

Kaysy is currently directing Carl Sanburg elementary’s production of Pinocchio.

This summer Kaysy will be teaching TaleSpinners camp – a play creation camp for 1st and 2nd graders.

Kaysy will be directing two shows in Studio Easts 2019-2020 mainstage season: ‘Twas the Night and The Bully Plays.