2019-20 marks the sixth official season Stacy Bolton has served as Music Director for Heights Youth Theatre. A seasoned musician, educator, and performer with over 22 years experience in teaching music to children of all ages, Stacy loves having the opportunity of serving the talented casts of HYT’s productions as well as leading both student and professional musicians in the pit orchestra. A graduate of The Cleveland Institute of Music and Case Western Reserve University, Stacy Bolton has played piano since the age of four. She has been a prize- winner in various music competitions and has been a featured soloist with many area orchestras. As a music educator, Stacy has taught in East Cleveland, Shaker Heights, and at Hawken School, where she served as Music Director for the middle school musical program she helped to re-establish after a 15+ year hiatus. Stacy has served as Music Director for Schoolhouse Rock, Footloose, Willy Wonka, and Grease, and HYT’s productions of Little Mermaid, Honk, Charlie Brown, Music Man, Godspell, James and the Giant Peach, Into the Woods, Once Upon a Mattress, Wizard of Oz, West Side Story, Little Shop of Horrors, and Seussical. Also this season, Stacy will collaborate with musicians of the Cleveland Orchestra in performances at Severance Hall as part of PNC’s Music Explorers and Grow Up Great: Musical Neighborhoods Programs.