- Jeremy Dubin, 42, Director of Creative Education and Outreach at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
- Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
- Current neighborhood: Kennedy Heights
Why he's so amazing: As director of creative education at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC), Jeremy Dubin plays a host of roles education the region's rising stars. That's in addiction to working an actor, director, and teaching artist since 1999.
At CSC, he is also the director of the Shakespeare Summer Camp, as well as the CSC Groundlings Program - a year-long Shakespeare program for gifted high school students. Additionally, Dubin heads up CSC’s Intern Company, a group of young performers and teaching artists, who bring performances, workshops and residencies to schools throughout the tri-state.
Outside of those roles, Dubin is an adjunct professor of theatre at Xavier University, and works as a theatre consultant for several area high schools.
"Jeremy’s great gift as a teacher is his ability to create an atmosphere of safety, respect, and empathy among his students," wrote his nominee. "He instills these values in them from the very beginning of every class and camp, and the students take those lessons to build an ensemble based on trust and acceptance."
Under Dubin's leadership, CSC has developed one of the most robust and wide-reaching Education Programs in the tri-state, serving 50,000 students each year. With eight unique programs and over 400 arts education events each year.