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Callie Hartz, Performing Arts Instructor

Callie-Hartz-Theatre-TeacherCallie Hartz, Performing Arts Instructor & Theatre Director

Ms. Hartz is a performing arts teacher and theatre director at University High School. She joined our faculty in 2016.


B.F.A. in Theatre and Speech
M.F.A. in Directing

Past Experience

Managing Artistic Director, Wisdom Tooth Theatre Project
Instructor (Acting and Directing), IUPUI and Anderson University
Teaching Artist, Indiana Repertory Theatre


Company Member, NoExit Performance
Three Off-Broadway Credits
Voiceover for Several Nintendo Games
Regular on IHeartRadio Nationwide

Courses Taught in 2022-23

Acting for Camera
Acting for Everyone
Film Production
Script to Screen

What do you like about working at University High School?

I like working at University High School because of the creative culture that inspires me to continue my own craft and education, in turn making me a more well-rounded and relevant teacher to the students and their craft I get to nurture. I feel lucky to get to work with such smart and wonderfully creative kids.

Personal Information

I have been involved in theatre and television since childhood and have been lucky enough to study and perform in LA, Vancouver, BC, and New York as an actor and stand-up comedian. I work locally with several theatre companies, national radio shows, and I produce and cast local commercials. Recently I just directed my 25th local production. I live in Broad Ripple with my husband Dustin and our two little humans, Pearl and Harry. Outside the world of theatre and film, I love cooking and heist films.

Contact Callie

Telephone: (317) 733-4475, ext. 166
Email: chartz@universityhighschool.org