Performer,,Assistant Director,Stage Manager
Sharon Maley received her BA in Theater from U.C.L.A. She has over 30 years’ experience as an actor, stage manager and director. She has focused her career on educational theater, working at Lamb’s Players Theatre, Write Out Loud, the San Diego Symphony, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Repertory Theater, San Diego TheatreSports Improvisation Troupe, and the Sweetwater Summer Theatre Institute. Favorite directing credits include: Fiddler on the Roof, In the Heights, Legally Blonde, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, One for the Road, and recently in collaboration with Catherine Hanna Schrock, three original Forum Theater/Theater of the Oppressed pieces. She also created and taught her own Improvisation Program StageWorks! for the Chula Vista Elementary School District, College For Kids, and CYT. In 2011, she found her “dream job” directing and teaching theatre at the School for Creative and Performing Arts at Chula Vista High School. Sharon’s greatest role, however, is as a wife and mother. She met her husband of 29 years, Paul Maley, in the U.C.L.A. Theater Department. They have two children: Ellen, a Senior Spanish Major at Point Loma Nazarene University, and Ben, a Freshman Music Education Major at Biola University.