Sonja’s experience with Montana Shakespeare in the Parks began decades ago as a young child watching performances each summer in her hometown of Colstrip, Montana. Prior to joining the MSIP team, Sonja was the Director of Community Outreach at the Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture. She holds an AA from the Art Institute of Seattle and is currently attending Montana State University part-time to obtain a BA in Liberal Studies. Sonja knows firsthand how providing high-quality cultural experiences to underserved communities can ignite a spark inspiring a lifetime of creative curiosity. She is thrilled to advance MSIP’s important mission to the residents of her home state!