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William Burkhead

William Burkhead - Performing Arts Director

Music, MA Southern Oregon University, American Band College 2007
BA Music Education, CSU, Chico. 1994

Mr. Burkhead is in his 23rd year at Del Mar High School and oversees the Performing Arts Department, teaching Music and Theatre Arts. He is also the conductor for the "Campbell Express-A Community Band".  He is a frequent clinician and guest conductor for bands and musical theatre pit orchestras.

Del Mar High School

Chloe Biggs

Del Mar High School

Chloe Biggs - Theatre Arts and Dance Teacher

Single-Subject Teaching Credential in English, San Jose State University, 2023

MFA in Creative Writing, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2021

BS in Communications and Media Studies, Old Dominion University, 2015

Ms. Biggs joined the Del Mar team in 2023 and teaches Theatre 1, Theatre 2/3, Dance Performance, Technical Theatre, and Theatre Production. She serves as director and choreographer for all DMHS theatre and dance productions including the Fall play, Winter musical, and Spring Showcase. She also provides choreography and directorial services for Leland High School's Spring musical and the DMHS joint Summer musical program with Stage Presence Performing Arts Studio. As a lifelong performer who believes in the power of the arts to shape hearts and minds, she enjoys nothing more than helping her students to find a home within the performing arts world.

Vocal, Theatre and Marching Band Staff Members*

Judith Steinle

Accompanist & Vocal Coach

Dana Bates

Trumpet Coach

Doug Zuehlke

Clarinet & Saxophone Coach

Roberta Howe

Woodwinds Coach

Kale Duprey

Asst. Director, Marching Band

Desmond Rix

Front Ensemble & Percussion Coach


Flute Coach

Julie Goodall

Musical Theatre Vocal Coach


Visual Coordinator

Stephanie Tracey

Colorguard Instructor

Vernon Miyata

Lower Brass Coach

Chloe Biggs

Musical Theatre Movement Coach

(Musical vocal coach is for the winter production)

* Thank you for your patience as we update this page with the 2024 staff members.
Please contact William Burkhead if you have any questions.

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