Bettie-Ann Candelora, Performing Arts Director / Musical Theater Director

As the Director of Performing Arts at Hackley School since 2014, Bettie-Ann Candelora brings a deep knowledge of Arts Education and a professional drama and directorial background to her role.

Her directing experience has brought the return of Musicals to the Hackley campus.  Ms. Candelora holds Master of Music (M.M.) and Master of Arts Administration (M.A.A.A) degrees. She serves on Hackley’s Academic Committee as well as many other school committees.  

Formerly the Arts Administrator and Managing Director of the Harriet Coleman Center for the Arts at Lake Highland Prep, she was also the Managing Director of the Heritage Theater and is a member of S.A.G. (Screen Actors Guild) and A.E.A (Actors Equity Association).  She enjoys spending time with her husband Joe, also an actor, and watching her musician son perform professionally around the world.