Meet the Instructors

Anne Ondrey, MSW, C-IAYT, E-RYT (Acting with Your Whole Being)

Anne  has been teaching yoga for more than a decade. She was previously a social worker. She has additional certification as a yoga therapist, a fascial stretcher (FST Level 3) and in Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT Level 1). She is a Reiki Master. She focuses on anatomy, restorative yoga and chair yoga. She studies with Dr. Kathy Dooley in her Immaculate Dissection program and she is passionate about moving well in our glorious bodies!

Madelon Horvath (Overthrow Your Student Government, Play with your Pizza)

Madelon is very excited to be working with GLTG. She has a master’s in directing from Roosevelt University in Chicago and 30 years’ experience teaching theater and directing at Chardon High School. Her shows were invited to perform at the Ohio State Thespian Conference as well as the National Thespian Conference in Nebraska. Since retirement she has served as President of the Geauga Arts Council, directed a senior citizens group at the Senior Center and taught classes with GLTG. She currently serves as President of the Chardon Board of Education. She believes in the power of theater to help people grow and learn about the world, each other, and themselves. She loves working with kids as well as adults and looks forward to sharing her love of theater with new groups of people through Geauga Theater.  

Lisa Marie French (Backstage Crew Workshop, PreSchool Ballet/Tap, Acting 102, Dance for Musical Theater, Home School Theater)

Lisa Marie has choreographed and directed for community theatre, high schools, and colleges. Some of her credits include: Cats, A Chorus Line, My Fair Lady, Godspell, Miracle on 34th Street, Jekyll & Hyde. She won awards in the community theater world for both directing and choreography. She has been the resident choreographer for Chardon High School musicals and the Free Harmony show choir since 1999. Lisa Marie is a happily married (32 years) woman and a mother of one daughter, who she spent 13 years home-schooling. When she is not in the theater, she loves to read, take walks on the beach and help others on their home-school adventures.

Lilly Chan (Hooping Harmony)

Lilly C is very excited to begin sharing her hooping skills with students. Lilly is currently attending Cleveland State University for her bachelor's in computer science & engineering. She is the feature twirler for CSU for she has competitively baton twirled for over ten years. She has been hooping for four years & expanded her performance career this past year. She is a part of the Tantalizing Tigers, a performing troupe based in OH and PA and has traveled to many events to perform including music festivals, private events, and concerts. Lilly is also a part of Jasmine Dragons and have worked with them this year as well. She has done performances with them for the Ohio City Street Festival, Rock the House Entertainment, and the Great Lakes Science center just to name a few. Lilly hopes to make to impact on students and have them leave class gaining more knowledge in hooping. 

Laura Hankey (Dance to EvOLvE)

Originally from Pennsylvania, Laura Hankey began her dance training with the New Castle Regional Ballet Company at age 4. There, Laura Hankey Headshotshe performed in their yearly production of The Nutcracker as well as various Spring performances including Snow White, The Secret Garden and Cinderella. She continued her training throughout college when she began working as an instructor for Center Stage Dance Academy. She then moved to Ohio where she began teaching and performing with Cleveland Modern Ballet. Since then she has performed with multiple dance companies such as Ohio Dance Theatre, Verb Ballets, Cleveland Dance Project, and most recently, North Pointe Ballet. Laura has over a decade of teaching experience including a teacher training with The Dancing Wheels Company & School in physically integrated dance. She is excited to bring her passion for dance and education to Dance To EvOLvE!

Anne Stottler (Beginning Hand Sewing I, Basic Hand Sewing II)

Anne Marsh Stottler graduated from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio with a degree in Art Education. She lived in Maine for 20 years where she taught art in grades K-12. She has exhibited her art quilts in galleries in Maine and Ohio and was awarded for Excellence in the Visual Arts by her peers in the Maine Arts Education Association.

She currently works at Tri-C East where she is the site facilitator for the Encore Program (Seniors 55 +) and teaches art/history classes for the program. She also teaches art for The Loving Hands Group for senior adults and children of all ages and abilities.