Phone: 205-414-3800 ext.
Degrees and Certifications:
BS Communication Arts with a Dramatic Track, Troy University
Mrs. Ganey grew up in Birmingham, AL. She started her first theatre class as a freshman in high school at Shades Valley High School. She continued her theatre training at Troy University where she graduated with a Bachelors degree in Communication Arts with a Dramatic Track. She has been teaching in Alabama since 2007. In college, Mrs. Ganey spent summers working around the country with different theatre companies. She has worked with theatre companies around Birmingham, including Virginia-Samford Theatre, South City Theatre, and many others.
Mrs. Ganey has worked at Thompson High School since 2007. She has been involved in several theatre associations in Alabama. In 2013, she was voted Chair of the Secondary Division of Alabama Conference of Theatre. Currently, she is the Chair for District 6 for the Secondary Division of the Alabama Conference of Theatre. She is also an auxiliary board member of the Alabama Educational Theatre Association . In 2017, she was awarded Alabama State Troupe Director of the Year at the Alabama State Thespian Festival. In 2018, she was named Teacher of the Year for Thompson High School. Currently, she is the District 6 chair for District 6 for the Secondary Division of the Alabama Conference of Theatre.
Past students of Mrs. Ganey’s have achieved great awards for theatre as well as academia. Her graduating theatre seniors consistently raise millions of dollars in scholarships to several universities and programs around the country. Alumni students are now working all over the country, including Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and Tampa in several different capacities.
Mrs. Ganey is married to her awesome husband, Logan, with two wonderful children, Piper and Dock.
Mrs. Ganey is excited to continue working with young artists and looks forward to many more years inspiring tomorrow’s talent!