Cory Southwell

TDA teacher, Cory Southwell.

Cory Southwell studied Theatre Education at Emerson College before moving to Seattle. After interning and apprenticing through Seattle Children’s Theatre, Cory found his way to Youth Theatre Northwest. At YTN Cory teaches, stage manages, and designs props. Previous productions he has worked on at YTN include: Harriet the Spy, Seussical, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Spring Awakening, and The Little Mermaid. In 2015, after having worked professionally with Amy and Phoenix for several years, Cory began teaching at Three Dragons Academy.


MJ Jurgensen

Three Dragons Academy Teacher, MJ Jurgensen

MJ Jurgensen is an actress, musician, and music director who holds a BFA in Acting from Oklahoma City University. Prior to moving to Seattle in the fall 2016, MJ was a bit of a nomad, traveling around the country performing in national tours, children's theatre, Shakespeare, contemporary, and everything in between. Amidst this work, MJ discovered a joy for working with children and incorporated childcare, camp leadership, and teaching into all of her artistic work. In Seattle, MJ has worked with Jet City Improv, Centerstage Theatre, Greenstage, and Fantastic Z. She is beyond thrilled to be a part of the Three Dragons community.