Jacki Booth graduated locally from E.A. Laney High school, and loves being a Wilmington Arts Nerd! She has her bachelors and masters degrees in English from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and has spent time at the Academy of Art University Chicago Arts Administration and Ph.D. studies at Walden University in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment.
Jacki has taught Literature and Composition at both UNCW and CFCC, Technical Theatre at Ashley High School at New Hanover County Schools, and both Visual Art and Theatre at the North Carolina Governor’s School West. As Master Electrician for the UNCW Theatre Department and Kenan Auditorium on campus, she also taught Theatrical lighting labs and led students through rigging instruction. More recently, Jacki was the Technical Director of Theatrical Venues, General Manager of The Minnie Evans Arts Center, and the Supervisor for K-12 Arts Education for New Hanover County Schools.
In addition, Jacki has spent 20 years working in the arts in Wilmington and surrounding NC communities. Some highlights include being the Co-creator and Tech Director of the Guerrilla Theatre Company and Technical Director/ Director at Big Dawg Productions. Jacki has also spent time as a Stage Manager, Technical Director, Artistic Director, Deck Manager, and Lighting Designer for Opera House Theatre, Thalian Association Theatre and TACT, Red Barn Theatre, Wilmington School of Ballet, and Opera Wilmington. Jacki is a long-standing member of the NHC Resiliency Task Force and volunteers with the Soaring As Eagles Title 1 K-5 tutoring organization.
In her spare time, Jacki is an avid Lego and Dinosaur enthusiast, and she enjoys hiking, cooking up yummy meals for friends, camping, painting, gardening, road and mountain biking, and sitting in her front yard looking at the Wilmington Sky.
Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and genetic information, or age.
The views expressed in performances at the Humanities and Fine Arts Center do not necessarily represent the views of the Humanities and Fine Arts Center, and should not be attributed to the Humanities and Fine Arts Center, Cape Fear Stage, Cape Fear Community College, CFCC Board of Trustees, CFCC Foundation, or the Faculty and Staff of CFCC.
©2024 Cape Fear Community College