Corey Mitchell is a Tony Award winner and the inaugural recipient for Excellence in Theatre Education. He received The Cato Lifetime Achievement in Teaching Award. Corey has twenty-five years’ experience in the classroom, including twenty years as Theatre Arts Educator. Corey is a director, actor, keynote speaker, educational consultant, and workshop presenter in Charlotte and throughout the country. Corey’s past and present students are performing, writing, and composing for community, university, and regional theatre, as well as theme parks, independent and studio films, the West End, national tours, and Broadway musical-theatre productions.