Mary Henderson

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Faculty – Fine Arts

Phone:  714-478-6960



  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater Education from the University of Texas, minoring in English

  • Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hope International University in Fullerton, California

  • Extensive training in Improvisational Theater from Merlin Works at the Zachary Scott Theatre, The Hideout Theatre and Coldtowne Theater

  • Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Licensed Marriage and Family therapist


  • Theater Teacher and Director at Southwest Christian School in Beaverton, Oregon

  • Participated in theater since 1970

    • The Fantasticks

    • Carnival 

    • Brigadoon –

    • No, No Nanette!

    • The Sound of Music

    • Buzz Band

    • Tall Tales of the High Seas

    • Click Click Whir

    • Mrs. Henderson currently performs with two improvisational theater troupes, Comedy Sportz and Dog Joggers.

  • Author of  two books — Break Free and Retrain Your Brain for Joy

  • Employed by Cru, an international Christian ministry, since 1980, including 14 years as a missionary in Hungary and New Zealand

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