New Drama Teacher Joins the HCA

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts welcomes Tam Johnson to its roster of instructors beginning this Fall. Tam is a veteran Theatre Teacher who has taught every age from 3 years to adult. She has taught in Brookline, Waltham and currently at Concord-Carlilse High School. She also taught at two arts academies, one in Fitchburg and the other in Springfield, as well as at The Fay School in Southborough. Tam has traveled to China to teach theatre and Public Speaking. She was in Shanghai and Nanjing in 2015 and this past summer she traveled to Beijing and Panjin.

Tam received her Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Education and Directing from Boston University.   She has directed dozens of Musicals, Dramas and One-Act plays. Tam is the co-founder of the Parish Players a Community Theatre in Dedham where they have produced shows for over 20 years making it the longest running Community Theatre in Dedham.

Tam lives in Upton in the home that has been in her family for seven generations. She and her husband renovated the house in 2010, moving back to Upton after raising her children in Norwood. Her children are both out of college, married and living in Boston and Chicago. Tam is thrilled to become a part of the Hopkinton Arts Center and looks forward to continuing to teach theatre to the students in the area.

This fall Tam will be teaching Scene Study for Actors (ages 9-14) on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. This is a 10-week class beginning Sept. 26

Click here to register for this class.