Marsha Oyer

Academy Director

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Marsha Oyer brings her 24 years of Camellot experience to the position of Associate Director and Afternoon Camp Director. Marsha received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Music Education from KU and an administrative certificate from Baker University. She has been in education for more than 30 years. Marsha has performed at Starlight Theatre, The Lyric Opera, Shawnee Mission Park, Bell Road Barn Players, Wyandotte Players and The Renaissance Festival. She has also been the vocal director/accompanist for Shawnee Mission Park.

Dan O’Connell

Academy Director – Drama, Senior Show Co-Director

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Dan has an MA in theatre from KU and has directed shows at the Barn Players, Pembroke Hill Middle and Upper School, and Notre Dame de Sion – most recently Fiddler Jr., Cinderella, and Sister Act. Prior to his position as drama teacher at Camellot for the last 11 summers, he taught theatre at Sumner Academy for seven years. Dan currently teaches 7th grade at The Pembroke Hill Middle School and enjoys returning each summer because it allows him to utilize his theater degree and relive his camp counselor days of long ago!

Maggie Killian

Academy Director – Dance & Choreography, Senior Show Co-Director

Maggie is excited to be joining Camelot Academy this summer. She has spent many years directing, choreographing and designing for schools and youth theater programs. She received her BA in Technical Theater from MU in 2005 and studied acting at the Stella Adler Studio in NYC. After many roles with TRYPS and PACE Youth Theater in Columbia, MO, she and her husband had the opportunity to tour as Actor/Educators with CLIMB Children’s Theater. They settled with their son in KC about 3 years ago. Now she is happily living the dream in the KC theater scene. She has worked as Scenic Artist and Props Master for A to Z Theatrical, and recently directed Xanadu for Lutheran High School and choreographed Cinderella and Fiddler Jr. for Notre Dame de Sion schools.

Dominic Serrano

Academy Professional – Music, Senior Show Accompanist

Dominic is returning to Camellot for his first year as director of Senior Music having served the last four in the Junior Music Division and as guitar teacher. He received his bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Berklee College of Music and his master’s degree in Piano Performance from California State University, East Bay. Dominic currently teaches music at Resurrection and John Paul II Catholic Schools. He brings 8 years experience of directing youth musical theater with shows that include Cinderella, Alice In Wonderland, Grease Jr., High School Musical Jr., and Aladdin Jr.

Susan Meier

Academy Professional – Office Manager

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This summer marks Susan’s 10th year working at Camellot. With a Bachelor’s degree from KU in secondary education and a Masters degree from Mid-America Nazarene in Educational Technology, Susan has spent over 40 years in the educational field. She currently works for the Kansas City, Kansas School District. Susan’s love for theatre and singing was enhanced when she participated with the Junior League’s Children’s Theatre productions. From the farmer in Wizard of Oz to a dwarf in Snow White Susan has helped children to enjoy live theatre for many years.