darcy coussens

associate education director

Darcy began teaching with Mudlark in 2013. She holds a B.A. in Theatre from Northwestern University and is finishing a Master of Arts in Applied Theatre, focused on drama in education and communities, from London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Her research investigates theories of choice in creative drama, and she is currently delivering a series of story creation workshops at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in partnership with Snow City Arts. Previously she has taught with Lookingglass Theatre Company, American Theatre Company, Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop, and Kaleidoscope Dance Center. Darcy is passionate about access and inclusion, arts integration, and tap dancing.