Founding Artistic Director
Cheryl holds a BA in English/Speech from the University of Texas, an MDiv from Louisville Theological Seminary, has studied theater at Cal State Fullerton and at the Accademia dell Arte in Arezzo, Italy, and is a graduate of the Foothill Theatre Conservatory. She has been directing plays, musicals, and teaching acting classes for over 30 years. She founded Main Street Players, a theater company in Southern California, in 1979, and the Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory in 1993. Cheryl loves working with people and deeply believes in the transformative power of the arts to help the individual develop his or her fullest potential.