Casi is a local instructor, actor, vocalist, director and choreographer who studied theatre under Mark Medoff at the American Southwest Theatre Company at New Mexico State University. Local theatre credits include: Allison in Brownie Points (Taproot Theatre), Barbara in Boom (Harlequin Productions), Muriel in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Theatre Northwest), Mrs. Weston in Emma, (Book It Rep.), Rita in Educating Rita (Theatre Northwest), Chick in Crimes of the Heart (Tacoma Actors Guild), Aunt Sarah in Christmas Foundling (Taproot Theatre), Lady Visitor in Under a Mantle of Stars (Harlequin Productions), and Ellie in Physcopathia Sexualis (Harlequin Productions). Film credits include Bad Seed, starring Luke Wilson, The Fire Below Us, a Discovery Channel, National Geographic Explorer and PBS Documentary, and independent film Group. Directing Credits include: Oliver! (Lakewood Playhouse), Miracle on 34th Street (Tacoma Little Theatre), Big Bad (Gig Harbor Academy), The Wizard of Oz in the Wild West (Gig Harbor Academy), The Velveteen Rabbit (Gig Harbor Academy), James and the Giant Peach (Gig Harbor Academy), Seussical (Tacoma Little Theatre), High School Musical (Tacoma Little Theatre) and Charlottes Web (Tacoma Little Theatre). Casi was the drama teacher to K- 5 students at First Presbyterian Church School in Tacoma for three years and continues an after school drama program there. Her favorite â€œroleâ€? is being momma to three incredible children and wife to her hero husband of 18 years! â€œAnything can happen if you let it!â€? â€“ Mary Poppins!