Lake Braddock Theatre

Theatre Teachers

R. L. Mirabal

R. L. Mirabal has been the Theatre Arts Director at Lake Braddock Secondary since 1990. A native of the Bronx, New York, R. L. graduated from Alexandria, Virginia's Fort Hunt High School in 1985 and received his BA in Drama and Speech from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D. C. in 1989. Influenced by great educator mentors Fr. Gilbert Hartke, Dr. John (Jack) C. Carr, James Dotson, and both of his parents, R. L. has directed over 100 mainstage and one-act productions. Under his direction, The Lake Braddock Theatre has obtained honors and awards including three District One-Act Play Championships (1996, 2000, 2005, 2010), the first ever Cappie awarded for Best Play (2000), and was invited to perform at the American High School Theatre Festival at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland (2003). In addition to his work at Lake Braddock, R. L. has directed for the Playworks new scripts program with the International Thespian Society since the program's inception in 1995, directed at the Kennedy Center through the Cappies Institute in 2005 and taught creative writing and Shakespeare at the Fairfax County Summer Institute for the Arts from 1997 – 2008.

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Stacey Mitchell

Stacey Mitchell is the Middle School Theatre Arts Teacher at Lake Braddock Secondary School since 2016.

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