Kristi Shamburger has her Bachelor of Music (Music Theatre) from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio and an MFA in Music Theatre from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is excited to be joining the MTSU faculty for 2010-2011. She is an AEA performer and has worked in such regional theatres as Skylight Opera Theatre (Milwaukee, WI.,) Lyric Opera Cleveland (Cleveland, OH.,) St. Michael's Playhouse (Colchester, Vt.,) The Odyssey (Los Angeles, CA., ) and more. She has taught theatre and music theatre courses and choreographed for Middle Georgia College, Huntington University and Belmont University. Most recently she choreographed Belmont's production's of On the Town and Urinetown. Kristi is directing MTSU's fall 2010 musical, The 25 th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and teaching theatre appreciation courses.