About Susan Comer Fisher
Mrs. Susan.Comer Fisher started her theatrical career at three years old performing in the living room for her grandmother's friends. Luckily her mother saw her passion and signed her up for classes at Artstogether.
Fisher went on to pursue her passion for the arts as a member of the Musical Theater program at Northwestern University in Chicago. After graduation, she went on to perform and teach in the Midwestern and Northeastern regions for many years. Eventually she went back to school and received a Masters in Educational Theater from New York University and Masters in Special Education from George Mason University. While in graduate school, she had the honor of working with the Royal Shakespeare Company to create a performance of The Tempest with students on the autism spectrum. In Brazil and Puerto Rico, Fisher also studied, facilitated, and created works of art focused on the Augusto Boal's Theater of the Oppressed. Her plays were also workshoped and produced on the NYU campus.
Fisher believes passionately in the importance of the arts to empower and inspire young people. Most recently, she was the Arts Education Specialist for Arlington Public Schools in Virginia where she worked to ensure all students had access to the magic of the arts. She is looking forward to an exciting year of creating, problem solving, and collaborating with her students.