April received her B.F.A. in Theatre Performance from Illinois Wesleyan University and her M.F.A. in Directing/Dramaturgy from Roosevelt University in Chicago.  April has worked with theatre companies and creative artists as a coach, director, producer, instructor and dramaturg in NYC, Chicago, Columbus, and LA where she currently resides.   As an educator and award-winning director, she teaches and directs productions for high schools and theatres across the country.  She has created specialty workshops and camps for children and youth to promote confidence, inclusivity, and collaboration.  Along with designing and facilitating workshops for clients on five continents, April has designed and taught courses in theatre, humanities and composition at Ohio Dominican University, Sinclair Community College, and Central Ohio Technical College.