Michael O’Keefe

Afterschool Program / Theater Arts Teacher

Michael O’Keefe has been teaching at Word Academy for five years. He is a graduate of the New Actors Workshop, and he is currently working on a degree in Early Childhood Education. He brings all of his knowledge to every grade level within World Academy.

Mr. Michael grew up in Nashua, spending as much time on stage as he could. He spent ten years living in New York City, where he studied and worked as an actor and teaching artist. Since his return to New Hampshire, he now lives in Goffstown with his wife, two amazing children, and his dog. Michael is marathoner and some day hopes to finish a marathon in every state.

Mr. Michael believes that anyone can learn, grow, and flourish when given a supportive, kind, and nurturing environment.

Mr. O’Keefe joined the World Academy Community in 2013.

Education

  • Graduate New Actors Workshop 2009
  • Currently Pursuing a Degree in Early Childhood Education

Experience

  • 2013- PresentWorld Academy Theater Teacher, After School Coordinator
  • 2004-2013 Peacock Players, Artist in Residence, Camp Teacher, Improvisational Teacher, 2004-2013
  • 2010-2013 Jersey City Children’s Theater, Teaching Artest
  • 2013-2015 Boy’s and Girl’s Club Cultural Arts Director