About Us

Nina Saunders

Nina Saunders is a Theatre Director, Educator, and Well-being Advocate that is one part sunshine counselor, one part education innovator, and one part collaborative community builder. She has a MFA Theatre and a MA Arts Leadership from the University of Houston. In addition, she is a trauma-informed yoga instructor who specializes in embodiment work for theatre, and is passionately working in well-being advocacy through effective leadership and direction. Previously she worked for 15 years as a high school theatre director and 5 years as a professional director, lighting, and sound designer with numerous theatrical touring companies. Her goal is to use the art of theatre to compassionately empower, enrich, inspire, and heal through the art of storytelling. In addition she is a bike adventurer, board game nerd, world cuisine foodie, wife, and a mother to two playfully creative boys who provide her with a grounding respite.