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Mrs. Ellen Watts

ELLEN WATTS is the Plano Senior High School Technical Theatre Director and an Art Instructor in the PSHS Art Department.  Ellen is now in her 11th year as a Theatre educator and will be serving as a new Art Educator. Ellen was previously the Theatre Director and Fine Arts Department Head at Vines High School for 7 years. She was first introduced to Theatre at Renner Middle School and grew her passion for Theatre at Shepton High School and then Plano West Senior High School where she was a member of the Technical Theatre Productions class. She attended Baylor University where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design with an emphasis in Costume Design and Performing Arts Management. Under her direction, the Vines Theatre Department  produced numerous Theatre Productions including: The Addams Family, Robin Hood, Medea, The Drowsy Chaperone, Once Upon a Mattress and The Secret of Madame Defarge. Ellen was  the 2017 Vines High School Teacher of the Year. Ellen was the Technical Director for the 2020 DSM Best Lighting Award winning production of Chicago - High School Edition. Ellen resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband and her cat Arlo.

  • 1st Period - Art 1-2D - Room B2-103

    2nd Period - Art 1-2D - Room B2-103

    3rd Period - Art 1-2D - Room B2-103

    4th Period - Conference/ Lunch 

    5th Period - Technical Theatre 1 - D129 

    6th Period - Technical Theatre 2,3,4 - D129 

    7th Period - Honors Technical Theatre - D129