Kara Laviola 

Director (Rising Stars)

Kara Laviola has served as a middle school drama teacher in the New Brunswick school system, and currently teaches at Maplewood Middle School. She has obtained a masters degree in teaching with a specialization in theater education. As a result, Kara has developed highly effective teaching techniques that cater to all learning styles, and fosters fun and creativity through learning.

Kara has directed many shows with OnStage. Her ability to engage and bond with her campers really helps to produce not only a great final performance, but also a fun-filled four weeks. Like every year, Kara can’t wait for the summer to start!