Academy Theatre Instructor
Cy, a 2006 WT Theatre Alumni, began his teaching career in Sonora, TX. He served as UIL coordinator, UIL Speech and Debate Coach, and One Act Play Director in Sonora from 2006-2012. In 2012 he took over and currently serves as head director of the Theatre Department and UIL Coordinator at Randall High School in Amarillo, TX. During his career, he has had eight plays reach the Regional level and five plays reach the State level in the UIL One Act Play Contest. From Sonora, in conference 2A, Blood Brothers (2009), Handler (2011), and Epic Proportions (2012) reached state. In 2013 at Randall High School, his show Darkside won the 4A State Championship. Randall High School’s production of Eurydice also appeared at the 5A state meet in 2016. Cy has had multiple students qualify for the UIL State Speech tournament, and coached State medalists in Prose, Poetry, and LD Debate. He had a student win the State Championship in Informative Speaking in 2012. He also served on the UIL Regional Advisory Council for Speech in 2011 and 2012. Cy was honored with a Teacher of the Year Nominee in 2011 at Sonora High School, and was awarded the Teacher Excellence Award at Randall High School in 2016. Cy is very passionate about high school theatre, the lessons it teaches, and the memories and bonds it creates.