INSTRUCTORS

INSTRUCTOR BIO

Abby Baum is thrilled to return to WriterHouse for a second year. She currently serves as a teacher at Albemarle High School. In November of last year, she co-presented her teaching work at the National Council of Teachers of English Convention in Atlanta, GA. She previously collaborated with the UVA Young Writers Workshop for four years, before which she was a New York-based performer. Her theatrical highlights include a nomination for a New York Innovative Theatre Award for Best Actress; performing in the international company of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella starring Tony and Olivier Award Winner, Lea Salonga; singing at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, and with Academy-Award Winner Alan Menken; and working as a Visiting Artist with an area high school.

 

WHAT WRITERHOUSE STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT ABBY

“She gave great feedback and was very encouraging.”
“I would tell my friends to come because t helped my writing and built off the creative writing class as well.”
“She was nice, funny and easy to talk to.”