Kyle Summers is a teaching artist and storyteller from White House, Tennessee. He received his BA in Theatre with Minors in Elementary Education and Speech at Carson-Newman University. Professionally, served as a Teaching Artist and Camp Coordinator for Nashville Children’s Theatre. In August of 2017, Kyle moved to Omaha to be a full time Teaching Artist for The Rose Performing Arts for Children and Families. While there, he created curriculum using process drama, worked with students with minor to severe exceptionalities through The Monroe Meyer Institute, and served as the Accessibility Administrator. Kyle Summers was seen on The Rose stage in two world premiere productions: The Meaning of Maggie and Return to Niobrara and directed shows such as Disney’s Peter Pan, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. As Kyle continues his work, he aspires to implement theater techniques to create a safe environment for all students regardless of sexual orientation, gender, race, or disability, and encourage students to create a more positive and accepting generation.