Audrey Sansom-Head Director Akins HS
Miss Sansom was born and raised in South Austin. Her love of performance began at Molly Dawson Elementary where she excelled in the choir and made her acting debut as Arizona Mary in How the West Was Really Won! She is a graduate of Travis High School where she cultivated her love of Theatre Arts through the UIL One-Act Play competition and musical theatre. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin with concentrated training in performance and technical theatre. She has a passion for improvisation, the creation of new work, and costume design. Her favorite roles to have played are Sarah Norman in Children of a Lesser God and Christine in My Sister in This House. But the role she is most proud of is being a teacher. In her spare time, she loves working out, gaming with her family, and indulging in her many hobbies like reading, photography, fashion, and anime.