Allison Terenzio Ruiz has been named education director at Treasure Valley Children’s Theater. She has been teaching beginning, intermediate, and home school acting classes and is a resident company actor for the nonprofit. In addition, she appears frequently on local theater stages across the Treasure Valley.
Terenzio Ruiz owns and operates Allison’s Storybook Tea Parties, a princess and adventure-themed character encounter business. She received her early theater training at Pacific Northwest Youth Theater. She studied oboe and English horn and was a member of the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra. She later earned a BA in English and creative writing from Seattle University, where she focused her studies on children’s literature, playwriting, and Shakespearean performance. She earned an MA in education from New York University.