Carissa Conley of Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy is a young professional passionate about innovative education and accessible theater arts. She has worked with many different age groups in a wide array of spaces. Carissa Conley received her Bachelor of Arts in Modern and Classical Languages with a specialization in Spanish from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. During that time, she double minored in Child and Family Studies and Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She intentionally creates safe spaces for all individuals and wants to connect the community to the advancement and support resources.