Tyler is an arts educator with over fifteen years of experience working with youth of all ages and abilities. He sees the arts as lens that allows us to explore the world around us in a meaningful way, building community through inclusion and education in the arts. Tyler focuses on translating the skills we learn in the studio into other aspects of our lives, allowing the arts to become a pervasive part of our wholistic being.
Tyler holds a B.A. in Music from Westfield State University. While at Westfield, Tyler served as the Production and Administrative Intern at Dever Stage, was a board member and active participant in the WSU Musical Theatre Guild, produced an opera outreach program to four elementary schools in the Greater Westfield area, and performed as a concert soloist for the Greater Westfield Choral Association. For several years he developed and directed a youth theatre program and ArtsCamp at Laura’s Center for the Arts in Hanover, focusing on education, inclusion, and social responsibility.