Meet Our Instructors


Kris Coffelt is the founder and artistic/executive director of Curtain Call Playhouse, a not for profit theatre company in Pompano Beach. Following her college years majoring in Fine Arts at UNLV, Kris moved to Los Angeles and studied for four years with the artistic director of the Mark Taper Forum, Gordon Hunt; studied and worked with the Groundlings Improvisation Group for two years; and studied for two years at CBS Studios with the Film Industry Workshop alongside such developing directors as Ron Howard and many other fine profession directors. She also studied at the prestigious Melrose Workshop for one year. Since arriving in South Florida in 1993, Kris has worked in several theatres, starring in plays, and working in community theatre. For several years she has independently taught drama workshops, commercial and television workshops as well as children’s workshops. Kris is a member of AEA and SAG-AFRTA.


Cedrick Dawson has currently taught computer animation, 3D Modeling, and Lighting & Rendering at G-Star School of Arts the past 5 years. Cedrick graduated from Digital Media Arts College in 2007. His passion is to inspire a young generation of CG artist which has led him to create Dawson Digital Art School.