Mr. Cordonnier (a.k.a. Mr. C) has taught theatre at CHS since 2005. Previous lives include an electrical engineer and business owner. A graduate of Centerville High School, he is thrilled to be back at CHS sharing his love for technical theatre with high school students. Mr. C frequently presents workshops at Area, State, and International Thespian conferences on the topics of scenic design, painting, and props. When not at school, he enjoys life in his cabin in the woods with his high school sweetheart wife, Joan, and their dog. In 2021 Mr. C received the Centerville Hall of Fame Outstanding Educator Award and was inducted into the Ohio Educational Theatre Association Hall of Fame.
Mr. Hamen joined the CHS Theatre staff in the 2015-2016 school year after over a decade as an educational theatre teacher, director, and designer. He earned a degree in language arts education from Bowling Green State University, where he performed in and served on the crew for countless productions, worked in the costume shop, was an active member of Theta Alpha Phi (a national theatre honorary organization). He later earned an Ohio theatre educator license from the University of Akron and has enjoyed many summers creating props for Epiphany Players. Mr. Hamen is a graduate of Sylvania Northview High School (near Toledo) and a proud member of Thespian Troupe #4463. Outside of school, he is an adventurous foodie, traveler, and theatre-goer. In 2019 Jason was the recipient of the first "Director of the Year" recognition from the Miami Valley High School Theatre Awards.
Mrs. Kledzik is a retired CHS math teacher. She graduated from the University of Toledo, where she majored in mathematics and minored in speech and theatre. "Mama K" has previously designed sets for Centerville productions and was the CHS Theatre costumer for over ten years.
Mr. Morgan is a Centerville Theatre alum and is proud to return to this amazing program. After graduating, he continued his theatre education by earning an Associate of Arts in Technical Theatre from Sinclair College and a Bachelor of Science in Theatre Production with a concentration in Stage Management from Ball State University. After graduating from Ball State, Mr. Morgan joined the staff at Sinclair College as their resident stage manager and later as an adjunct faculty member. He is excited to be able to continue learning about technical theatre daily and bringing his love of theatre and collaboration to this program.
Briley is the costumer for CHS Theatre productions. Since joining our staff, she has designed for The Curious Savage, Over the River and Through the Woods, Twelve Angry Jurors, Cactus Flower, Around the World in 80 Days, and The Theory of Relativity.