Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Clay Wheeler
This is Clay's second year as Theatre Director at Vines High School, but he's been a theatre director in Plano ISD since 2011. He teaches Theatre 1, Theatre Productions 1, Theatre Productions 2, Technical Theatre 1 and 2 and Professional Communications 1. Last year, the Vines UIL Production of Bob: A Life in Five Acts placed 1st Overall at the PISD High School One-Act Play Competition!
Mr. Wheeler began his teaching career at Haggard Middle School, where he spent three years teaching theatre and speech. He then spent the last five years running an award-winning and nationally recognized Theatre Department & Speech Team at Schimelpfenig Middle School. Under his tenure, the SMS theatre department placed four consecutive years at UIL One-Act Play Competition, and the Speech Team won a National Award of Excellence in Speech as well as back-to-back City Championships.
Clay earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance from Baylor University in 2008. While at Baylor, he focused in Acting, Directing & Playwriting.
He is a Plano native and attended Plano schools from K-12th grade, graduating from Plano Senior High School in 2004. Clay lives in the DFW area and is the proud husband of Jennifer and father of Winnie & Ginny.
1st Period: Tech Theatre I
2nd Period: Tech Theatre I & II
3rd Period: Theatre Productions II
4th Period: Professional Communications I
5th Period: Theatre I
6th Period: Theatre Productions I
Mondays: By Appointment