Jane Dewey

Jane Dewey

Danville, Ky.

Arts Education Consultant

Arts Education, Grant Writing, Event Planning, Arts Advocacy

Jane Dewey has worked extensively in theater and arts education and is currently the director of arts education for the Danville Independent School District. In addition to working in arts education administration, Jane has taught theatre and directed/produced plays for schools and organizations including SCAPA, Berea College, the Richmond Area Arts Council and Centre College. Prior to moving to Kentucky, Jane worked as an actor, director, producer and writer.

Jane serves on several boards and commissions for arts and civic organizations including the Kentucky Coalition for Arts Education (Facilitator), the Arts Center of the Bluegrass, and Kentuckians for the Arts. She is a Commissioner on the Danville Sister Cities Commission, and is a member of Citizens Concerned for Human Relations. Her experience in arts education and with organizations includes teaching, directing, curriculum writing, assessment, facilities, event and production management, arts advocacy, fundraising, budgeting and grant writing. Jane is available to work with individual artists on creating arts education resources and plans, and also with schools and organizations.

​In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jane is exploring resources and models of online content in arts education and is creating online teaching content for the visual and performing arts. She is researching and documenting the relationship between social emotional learning and arts education. 

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