Like many students at the Academy, Ms. Casso caught the acting bug her freshman year in high school. An actress throughout high school and college, she graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word with a B.A in Theatre Arts and a minor in Secondary Education. While at Incarnate Word, Ms. Casso also fell in love with directing and technical theatre.
Ms. Casso has been the Fine Arts Academy Theatre Director since 2005. She has directed many shows at the Academy, including: Willy Wonka, The Crucible, Beauty & the Beast, The House of Bernarda Alba, The Trojan Women, Dracula, The Wizard of Oz, Cinderella & Blood Wedding.
Ms. Casso is an member of the Texas Educational Theatre Association.