Loren O'Connell has been on the faculty of HVC since 2014, and was a student here from 2004-2011 under the direction of founder Samuel E. Wright and Seth Andrew Bridges. Along with teaching classes at HVC, Loren has taken part in directing the Walden Elementary School Play and helps facilitate numerous productions and events at the New Rose Theatre. Her teaching style lends to a friendly, exciting atmosphere that allows young students to develop and nurture a great passion for the arts.