• Stacy Jones
    Stacy Jones has had the pleasure of teaching numerous students about the art of acting, while instilling in them a love and respect of the theatre. She has directed and choreographed several elementary school musicals and plays and most recently directed FROZEN, JR. with Class Act. You might have even seen her on our stage as Mrs. Fezziwig and Mrs. Mopps in A CHRISTMAS CAROL and Ma Bailey in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Stacy is also Class Act's SMT Director of Education. She holds a B.A. in Journalism, along with many classes in acting, improv, dancing, directing and voiceover work. When she's not teaching, she enjoys watching her two daughters take the stage and cultivate their own love of the theatre.
  • Natalie Monreal
    Natalie has a MFA in Acting from The University of Texas at Austin and a BFA in Music Dance Theater from Brigham Young University. She has taught voice lessons in New York City for Liz Caplan Vocal Studios. One of the highlights of her theatrical career was sharing the stage with Tony Award-winning actress Audra McDonald in 110 IN THE SHADE at the Hale Center Theater Orem. Her passion runs deep for theater, music, piano, Harry Potter, Avatar the Last Airbender and homemade chocolate chip cookies. But her deepest passion is teaching children, including her own three children.
  • Debra Moses
    Debra Moses has been a music educator for over 30 years, specializing in developing treble voices and the changing male voice. She has been a director with Class Act for 16 years, working with both Summer Stock and Main Stage productions as well as CAST. Choirs under her direction have received numerous honors, performing at state and national music conferences. Mrs. Moses is a recognized clinician, UIL adjudicator, and festival judge. She is currently teaching at the John Cooper School and is also part of the music worship team at Grace Presbyterian. She is a member of Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, Texas Private School Music Educators Association and Sigma Alpha Iota.
  • Angela Danney Pajestka
    Angela has been dancing sing the age of three, and has studied many dance genres over the years, including ballet, pointe, modern, tap, jazz, hip hop, and lyrical. Growing up she participated in her studio competition team, high school drill team, and multiple productions including THE NUTCRACKER and SINGIN' IN THE RAIN. Angela earned a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (Education: Grades 4-8 Math/Science) and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology: Dance Science from Texas A&M University, where she loved dancing with the TAMU Dance program and FADE TO BLACK Dance Ensemble, an elite hip hop group. She is in her 5th year of teaching math at McCullough Junior High and her 4th year of directing the award-winning McCullough Color Guard. She has been the choreographer for several Class Act productions including SHREK, ALADDIN, JR., and MATILDA. Angela also enjoyed acting in A CHRISTMAS STORY. She is the current choreographer for Class Act Stars on Tour and loves getting to watch those students perform in the community.
  • Cyril Pajestka
    Cyril Pajestka teaches theater at McCullough Jr. High in The Woodlands. His previous teaching job was at North Belton Middle School in Temple, Texas. An avid actor, Cyril Pajestka has appeared in several theatre productions, including A CHRISTMAS STORY with Class Act Productions as Santa. He studied Interdisciplinary Studies at Texas A&M University, graduating with a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction. In his spare time, he enjoys watching Aggie football, fishing, and spending quality time with friends.
  • Mieka Phillips
    Mieka fell in love with dance at the age of three. Classically trained in ballet, modern, jazz and tap, she has spent her dance career honing these styles and skills as a participant in multiple dance classes and performances. Mieka loves to couple her own love of dance with the love of teaching children and young adults. She has taught dance in the Conroe ISD school system, to include dance for fine arts/PE, as well as directing her own drill/dance teach for five years. Mieka's love of dance extends to that of choreography. Through this avenue she has had the great privilege to choreograph for local dance teams and theater groups (to include The John Cooper School and Class Act). Some of her favorite shows to date are THE WIZARD OF OZ, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and FROZEN, JR.
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