Marisol Santana

Teacher Trainer in Florence

  • Born in Mexico; raised in Los Angeles, California; and lived in the New York City metropolitan area for 18 years.
  • Master of Arts Degree in Educational Theatre for Colleges and Communities, New York University, New York.
  • Ed.D. (Doctorate in Education) in Art and Art Education, Teachers College- Columbia University, New York: Dissertation Title: Creative planets (modalities of art) collide: The Big Bang of 1960s multimedia art.
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts with a Concentration in Acting from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
  • Studied opera abroad at the Pepperdine University Villa with the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg in Florence in 2001.
  • Studied Acting at the Actors Studio Drama School in New York City. 
  • Award-Winning Playwright for the West Village Musical Theatre Festival.
  • Artist in Residence at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City.
  • Founder of the TESOL Drama organization and the TESOL International Film and Art Exhibit.
  • Creates and designs professional development courses using drama and communication for all teachers.
  • Professor of English in the ESL Department at New Jersey City University, New Jersey, USA.
  • Author of the face-to-face course:
  • Teacher Trainer at Europass since 2018.

Do you want to find out more about Marisol? This is her blog interview, enjoy it!