Teaching Artists


Get to know the teaching artists visiting your classroom.

Erica Denise

Erica Denise, a native of Louisville KY, is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, singer, song writer, actress, playwright, producer, director, visual artist and youth leader. She is the owner of Erica Denise Entertainment and recently joined Actors Theatre of Louisville as the Director of Learning & Creative Engagement (LACE). Her mission is to give back to the community as much as she can while uplifting, encouraging, motivating, and aiding youth and adults alike strive for their dreams.

Keith McGill

Keith McGill is thrilled to be a teaching artist for Actors Theatre’s New Voices and Living Newspaper programs. He also teaches with Walden Theatre, Kentucky Shakespeare, Shakespeare Behind Bars, and ArtsReach. In addition to teaching, Keith is an accomplished actor, and has appeared in productions with local theatre organizations, such as The Necessary Theatre, Shoestring Productions and Louisville Repertory Theatre. He's also a stand-up comic, having appeared on CMT, BET, and the Bob and Tom Show, as well as performing for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.

Talleri McRae

Talleri McRae is a theatre artist, educator, disability scholar, and inclusion/access specialist based in Louisville, KY. Over the last 10 years, Talleri has forged partnerships with theatre artists and educators in Kentucky, Texas, Alaska, California, and Illinois. While completing her MFA for Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities in Austin, TX, Talleri researched how casting choices apply to perceptions of theatre and disability with young people. As an independent contractor working regionally and nationally, Talleri teaches and collaborates with Actors Theatre of Louisville as well as The University of Louisville, The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, The Kentucky Arts Council and The American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE). Talleri holds a BS from Northwestern University and an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin.

Kavin Moore

Kavin Moore, a Louisville native and theatre professional who loves all things surrounding the performing arts. Kavin wears many hats in the theatre profession; teaching artist, performer, casting professional, stage manager, and choreographer. Before joining the team at Actors Theatre, Kavin was a regional performer/educator performing in musicals, theme parks, and cabarets across the region. Currently they are the LACE and Artistic Coordinator and hopes to bring light to historically marginalized voices in the theatre.

Morgan Younge

With an enthusiastic passion for performance art, Morgan uses her dynamic stage presence to truthfully convey stories and characters. Her honesty on stage shines. She brings with her a great understanding and respect for the art. She currently is a drama instructor for Sacred Heart School for the Arts and Drama by George. She also is a teaching artist in the department of Learning and Creative Engagement at Actors Theatre. Visit MorganMYounge.com to learn more.