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Kerry Sheehan

President, Second City Training Centers & Education Programs



Kerry Sheehan is an arts-based education veteran with more than sixteen years experience in all aspects of management and program development. Prior to Second City, Kerry was the Director of Educational Programs for the Old Town School of Folk Music where she played an instrumental role in the school’s growth. She directed all of the school’s education programs and education outreach activities, and managed the school’s 250-person faculty, the education management staff, and the activities of more than 6500 students. Prior to the Old Town School of Folk Music, Kerry worked at WTTW/Channel 11 as the Associate Producer/Talent Coordinator for Center Stage, and served as the Educational Advisor for the children’s television program Jack’s Big Music Show for Nickelodeon. She has served on the board of directors for the Illinois Theatre Association and currently serves on the board of CircEsteem. Kerry is also a recording artist and performer in piano and accordion, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Theory and Composition from the University of Kansas in Lawrence.