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 and joined the MTSU faculty in 2010. 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 taught theatre and music theatre courses and choreographed for Middle Georgia College, Huntington University and Belmont University before joining the MTSU theatre faculty. Most recently she has directed MTSU musicals: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Guys and Dolls, Hansel & Gretel, Into the Woods & 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She is currently directing the 2013 musical, Les Miserables and teaching Music Theatre Performance, Voice for the Actor and theatre appreciation courses.