A seasoned teaching artist in drama, Patricia Carreras uses puppetry, pantomime, and rhythmic stories to excite, engage, and inspire confidence in children of all ages. She is a specialist in connecting her areas of expertise with curriculum content and uses her experience in the dramatic arts to empower and teach basic values, while introducing empathetic responses with class content.  She has expansive experience working with Pre-K–12, special needs, and adult students, bringing puppetry arts, storytelling, poetry, mime, and mask into classrooms across the South.

Currently residing in Mississippi, Carreras has been on MAC’s Teaching Artist Roster since 2015. She has extensive training with the Capacities for Imaginative Learning with the Lincoln Center Institute for Aesthetic Education and Wolf Trap’s Early Learning through the Arts. She uses her diverse background as a professional actor, storyteller, puppeteer, and teaching artist in everything she does.