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Tammi Doyle

Department Chair / Drama Instructor


Acting, Directing, Musical Theatre, Intro., Drama Lit Tammi is the chair of the Theatre Arts Department of Drama and Dance at Bellevue College.  She is past President of the New West (Northwest) Drama Conference and is very active with the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.  Tammi received her BA in History from UC Berkeley ...more about Tammi Doyle

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Karen Jo Fairbrook

Drama Instructor


Acting, Intro, Dialect Coach Karen Jo has been working in the theatre both on and offstage for over 30 years. She earned her MFA (Master of Fine Arts) degree in Acting from University of Washington’s prestigious Professional Actor Training Program (PATP) and has appeared in over 60 productions locally and around the country. While acting ...more about Karen Jo Fairbrook

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Laura Peterson

Ballet, Contemporary, & Jazz Dance Instructor | BC Dance Company Director


Laura Peterson has been sharing her knowledge, skills and experiences with Puget Sound dance students since 1992.  She earned a Master’s in Dance Science from Laban in London, UK and a Bachelor’s of Art in Dance from the University of Washington. Her background in dance includes tap, ballet, modern and many styles of jazz. She ...more about Laura Peterson

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Melissa Sanderson

Ballet Technique Instructor

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Bradetta (Detta) Vines

Drama Instructor


Bradetta loves being part of the Bellevue College Theatre Arts team. You may have seen her around Seattle as an actress at The 5th Avenue, Village Theatre, Seattle Musical Theatre, Seattle Public Theatre, The Group, Music Theatre Works and various other companies. She has directed over 40 shows, including three at Bellevue College: Getting Out, ...more about Bradetta (Detta) Vines