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The Director

A world traveler, singer, dancer, and actor. Isiah has performed and directed on stages across America and Europe.  A GHSA certified theatre adjudicator, a member of the Educational Theatre Association, the National Dance Educational Organization, the National Council of Teachers of English, National Educators Association, and the Professional Association of Georgia Educators "Harper" as everyone calls him has an informal way teaching young adults to love not only theatre, but the arts as a whole. 


A board member of Girls Inc., and having served on the boards of: the former Human Experience Theatre, The Columbus Ballet, The Columbus Jazz Society, and the Rivercenter for the Performing Arts; Harper teaches both how to be a performer and a patron. If there is something you would like to do, he will find a way to help you. 


Trained in English Education and Dance at The Florida State University, with classes in Theatre Education at Columbus State University. Harper has taught at NHS for the past 19 years, and has served as a guest choreographer and dance instructor for various studios and conservatories throughout the Chattahoochee valley area. 


If Isiah is not at NHS working with his drama babies, he can be found at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in the choir.  

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