Glee Club, Musical Theatre, and Piano
Ms. Abbott uses set design and design challenges to incorporate STEAM into her classes. Students must use critical thinking and mathematics to be the star in her show. Students are in teams to develop designs for set, program and dances. As the year progresses, they realize how their designs will actually be incorporated by the director, choreographer, set designer.
Ms. Abbott has her BA in Music from Occidental College and is in her 32nd year here at Washington. She sings with the Pasadena Master Chorale, as well as is on the Board of Directors as Education Coordinator. She has music directed and produced Broadway shows since 1991. She also serves as music director for South Pasadena Middle School and for the Pasadena Summer Musical Theatre Program for 2 decades. Managing Opera of the Foothills and singing in many productions are another highlight, as well as performing with many barbershop quartets.