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Traci Thrasher Locker
National Endowment for the Arts Fellow
National Endowment for the Arts Fellow
Venice High School Troupe 2311, International Thespian Society
Venice High School Troupe 2311, International Thespian Society
Partnership- Los Angeles Reperatory Theatre
Partnership- Los Angeles Reperatory Theatre
Partnership- Creative Artists Agency
Partnership- Creative Artists Agency

Traci Thrasher

Theatre & English Language Arts Teacher

Traci Nichols, Director of the Theatre Department and an English teacher at Venice High School, has over 31 years of experience in education and has produced more than 40 plays and musicals. As a National Endowment of the Arts Fellow, she was one of 15 teachers nationwide chosen to study Shakespeare at a six-week institute in Stratford-upon-Avon, England in which she worked closely with actors, directors and instructors affiliated with the Royal Shakespeare Company.  After coming to Venice High in 1992, she rebuilt the Theatre Department, which had been without an instructor for several years and reinstated the annual Spring Musical, producing such shows as Westside Story, Cabaret, Guys and Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, Hairspray, and Legally Blonde among others. Ms. Thrasher has continued to produce quality theatre taking on the role of Technical Director for the last ten years, guiding Stage Crew to work as experts in sound, lighting and set dressing. She has served as a Mentor teacher and member of Venice High’s School Based Management. In her spare time, she has directed theatrical productions for her church.

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Masters in Education
Masters in Education
Bachelor of Arts in English & Theater Arts
Bachelor of Arts in English & Theater Arts
BA in Theater Arts
BA in Theater Arts