Savahna Silvas is a graduate from Sul Ross State University where she earned her Bachelors in Theatre with an emphasis on acting and directing. A few years after graduation, Mrs. Silvas returned to Sul Ross State and acquired her teaching credentials as well as two Master’s Degrees. Her degrees include one in Education and one in Counseling, so she could continue spreading her love of theatre to her students. Since college, Mrs. Silvas taught and directed for over 10 years throughout Texas and is in her third year at Starr's Mill High School. Since her time at Starr’s Mill she has directed three one acts, including These Shining Lives which earned Regional and State Championship titles. In her first year at Starr’s Mill she also directed Wizard of Oz which earned several Shuler nominations and the Showstopper Award. Mrs. Silvas believes acting is an important outlet for adults and children alike to express themselves as individuals in a creative and safe environment. She strives to help students reach their full potential, no matter their age or experience. It is her personal goal to continue the legacy of the Starr’s Mill Drama department for the future generations including her five year old, Lily.