Teaching Artistry


Kaysy Ostrom is a working teaching artist in the Greater Seattle area. She has years of experience teaching theatre to ages pre-K – teenagers. 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 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

This winter, Kaysy teaches with Studio East, Youth Theatre Northwest, and Seattle Theatre Group.

Kaysy’s Mondays are spent at Frank Wagner Elementary. As a part of STG’s Disney Musicals in Schools program, Kaysy along with teaching partner, Daniela, is helping a fabulous school team to direct The Jungle Book!

Kaysy’s Tuesdays through Fridays are spent at Cedar Crest Academy in Bellevue teaching fairytale play creation with four classes of kindergartners.

Kaysy’s Tuesdays and Thursdays are spent at Studio East. On Tuesdays she teaches an Acting 1 class for 6th-8th graders. On Thursdays she teaches a musical theatre class for 3rd-5th graders called “Broadway Revue – Once on this Island”

In the spring Kaysy will be directing “Pirates of the Curry Bean” at Carl Sandburg Elementary with 4th and 5th graders.