Suzanne Cox

Drama Teacher & Director of Schamozzle

Bachelor of Education University of Melbourne. Major and Method of Teaching Drama. Victorian Institute of Teaching Registration.


Suzanne has been teaching drama for over 24 years at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. As well as working in schools, she has taught undergraduate drama teachers, delivered professional development for teachers and worked as a drama coach for children in television. She has worked as a VCE Theatre Studies written and performance examiner and is currently writing a book for the teaching of drama in the early years. In addition to teaching drama, Suzanne works with Dandelion Kids teaching social skills to children on the autism spectrum. Suzanne has two primary aged children. In her spare time she enjoys: glass fusing and lampworking, singing and veggie gardening.

Sam Panettieri

Teacher Assistant

Sam is currently completing her final year of a Media and Communications Bachelor Degree at The Australian Catholic University (ACU). Over the years she has completed many acting workshops with the Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) as well as completing a solo drama performance in VCE. Sam is a cellist and member of a five piece indie band Novello who gig locally around Melbourne. Improvisation is one of her passions and she enjoys the creativity and spontaneity that children bring to the classroom.

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